THE INSPIRATION – THE TYROLIAN 2ND REGIMENT “KAISERJAEGER”
Our watch KJR2 was named after the Tyrolian 2nd Regiment “Kaiserjaeger”.
The regiment existed from 1816 until the collapse of the monarchy in 1918 and had battalions in Vienna and Brixen.
Regimental owner: the owner was always the emporer (Kaiser) himself
Ethnical composition: 55% German-speaking, 41% Italian-speaking, 4% other language / command language: German, Italian
Facing color: grass green / Buttons: golden
Places of service during the 1st World War: Eastern front (Russia): Lubcza, San / Southern front (Italy): Col di Rode, Monte Sief, Col di Lana (Col di Sangue / Kaiserjaegermountain), Pasubio, Cauriol, Kreuzbergsattel, Croda d’Ancona, Maronia, Gusella, Monte Majo, Monte Zomo, Monte Meletta