Story VIRIBUS UNITIS IR87

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)

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The facing color “seagreen” finds itself in the color of the small seconds hand and the color ring in the crown.

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The number of the regiment “IR87” finds itself engraved in the caseback.

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The following links provide more information:

Austria Forum – List of k.u.k. troops