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German Army
1937 Infantry Regiment Headquarters (East Prussia)
Headquarters, Infantry Regiment
STAB EINES INFANTERIEREGIMENTS (OSTPREUSSEN)
KStN 101(O) dated 01.10.1937
1 Regiment Commander (R)(Pistol)(on horseback)
Regiment Headquarters
    Headquarters Detachment
        1 Regiment Adjutant (K) (Pistol)(on horseback)
        1 Aide (Z) and for Gas Protection (Pistol)(on horseback)
        1 Rations Officer (Z) (Pistol)(in motorcycle sidecar)
        1 Regimental Veterinarian (B) (Pistol)(on horseback)
        1 Veterinary Officer (Z) (Pistol)(on horseback)
        1 NCO Clerk (Rifle)
        2 Messengers (Rifles)(on horseback)
        1 Messenger / Scissors Telescope Carrier (Pistol)(on horseback)
        3 Messengers (Rifle)(on bicycles)
        3 Messengers (Rifle)(on motorcycles)
        2 Motorcyclists (Rifles)(on motorcycles with sidecars)
        2 Grooms for 4 officers' horses (Rifles)(on 2nd horses of Regiment Commander & Adjutant)
        2 Grooms for 3 officers' horses (Rifles)
        1 Orderly for Regimental Commander (Rifle)
    Combat Trains
        1 Armorer Official (Z) / Combat Trains Leader (Pistol)(on bicycle)
        1 Assistant Armorer NCO (Pistol)(on bicycle)
        1 Senior Medical NCO (Pistol)(on bicycle)
        1 Assistant Armorer (Pistol)
        1 Assistant Armorer & wagon escort (Pistol)
        1 Tool Smith (Rifle)
        1 Cook (Rifle)
        1 Cook & wagon escort (Rifle)
        2 Wagon Drivers (Rifles)
        1 armorer wagon (Hf. 1/14) drawn by 2 light draught horses
        1 field kitchen (Hf. 11 or Hf. 13) drawn by 2 heavy draught horses
    Rations Trains, Ist Echelon
        1 Rations Clerk / Trains Leader (Rifle)
        1 Wagon Driver (Rifle)
        1 Pay Clerk & wagon escort (Rifle)
        1 rations wagon (Hf. 1) drawn by 2 light draught horses
    Baggage Trains [1]
        1 Regimental Baggage Trains Leader (Z) (Pistol) [1]
        1 Senior NCO Clerk / for Gas Protection (Pistol)(on bicycle)
        1 Medical NCO (Pistol)(on bicycle)
        1 Clerk & vehicle escort (Rifle)
        1 Horsesmith / Groom for 1 officer's horse (Pistol)
        1 Saddler & vehicle escort (Rifle)
        1 Cobbler & vehicle escort (Rifle)
        1 Tailor & vehicle escort (Rifle)
        4 Wagon Drivers (Rifles)
        4 wagons (Hf. 1) for baggage, drawn by 2 light draught horses  
NOTES:
  [1] Also provides transport and personnel for Infantry Gun Company.

Totals:
7 Officers, 1 Official, 5 NCO, 35 Enlisted Men;
16 Pistols, 32 Rifles;
11 riding horses, 14 draught horses, 7 wagons;
3 motorcycles, 2 motorcycles with sidecars, 8 bicycles.  
 
Signal Platoon, Infantry Regiment  
NACHRICHTENZUG EINES INFANTERIEREGIMENTS
KStN 221 dated 01.10.1937 
1 Platoon Leader (Z) (Pistol)(on horseback) 
Headquarters Section
    1 NCO for Special Duties (Rifle)(on bicycle)
    1 Telephonist (Rifle)
    1 Telephonist (Rifle)(on bicycle)
    1 Wagon Driver (Rifle)
    1 Groom (Rifle)
    1 small radio wagon (Nf. 4) drawn by 2 heavy draught horses
Signal Detachment
    1 Small Telephone Section a
        1 NCO Telephonist / Section Leader (Rifle)
        3 Telephonists (Rifle)
    2 Medium Telephone Sections a (4 horses), each with
        1 NCO Telephonist / Section Leader (Rifle)
        4 Telephonists (Rifles)
        2 Riding Drivers for Wagon Horses (Rifles)
        1 light telephone wagon (Nf. 2) drawn by 4 light draught horses
    2 Pack Radio Sections d, each with
        1 Radio NCO / Section Leader (Rifle)
        1 Radioman (Rifle)
    3 Pack Radio Sections d, each with
        1 Radioman / Section Leader (Rifle)
        1 Radioman (Rifle)  
Totals:
1 Officer, 6 NCO, 25 Enlisted Men;
1 Pistols, 31 Rifles;
3 riding horses, 8 draught horses, 3 wagons; 2 bicycles.  
Band, Infantry Regiment  
MUSIKKORPS EINES INFANTERIEREGIMENTS
KStN 299 dated 01.11.1938 * 
Band Leader (Z)(Pistol) 
  1 Senior NCO Bandsman / Assistant Band Leader (Pistol)
  26 NCO Bandsmen (Pistol)
  8 Bandsmen (Pistol)
  2 Bandsmen & wagon escorts (Pistols)
  2 Wagon Drivers (Rifles)
  2 wagons (Hf. 1) each drawn by 4 light draught horses  
NOTES:
 * Missing KStN. This rendition is based on the Band / Stretcher Bearer Detachment found in the Combat Trains of the Infantry Regiment Headquarters Company of the Light Infantry Division, KStN 130a dated 01.11.41

Totals:
1 Officer, 27 NCO, 12 Enlisted Men;
38 Pistols, 2 Rifles;
2 draught horses, 1 wagon.