THE INSPIRATION – THE K.U.K. INFANTRY REGIMENT NO. 87
Our watch IR87 was named after the Styrian regiment, the k.u.k. Infantry Regiment “Freiherr von Succovaty – Baron of Succovaty” No 87. The regiment existed from 1883 until the collapse of the monarchy in 1918 and had battalions in Pola (Pula) and Cilli.
Regimental owner:1883 – 1896: Constantin Prinz zu Hohenlohe-Schillingfürst / 1896 – 1897: v. Roszowski / 1897 – 1918: Freiherr von Succovaty
Ethnical composition: 86% Slovenians, 14% others / command language: Slovene
Facing color: seagreen / Buttons: silver
Places of service during the 1st World War: Southeastern Front (Serbia) / Eastern front (Russia) / Southern front (Italy)