THE INSPIRATION – THE K.U.K. INFANTRY REGIMENT NO. 73
Our watch IR73 was named after the k.u.k. Infantry Regiment “Albrecht von Württemberg” No 73. The regiment existed from 1860 until the collapse of the monarchy in 1918 and had battalions in Prague and Eger.
Regimental owner: 1865 – 1896: Wilhelm Duke of Württemberg / 1898 – 1918: Albrecht Duke of Württemberg
Ethnical composition: 97% German-speaking, 3% foreign-language / command language: German
Facing color: cherry red / Buttons: golden
Places of service during the 1st World War: Southeastern Front (Serbia): Ljesnica, Milina, Cranabara, Ribari, Kolubara / Eastern front (Russia): Beley, Stoly, Zolobina, Studenne, Uliczka valley, Veliki Bokovec, Grodek, Sokal / Southern front (Italy): Montfalcone, Doberdo, Monte Cosich, Folgaria-Lavarone, Malga Costa, Monte Meletta, Monte Zomo, Monte Zebio, Zenson di Piave, Monte Pertica, Monte Spinuccia