Gustav Freiherr von Starkloff  
(09.03.1852 - 11.06.1918)
place of birth:  Württemberg
Königreich Württemberg:  Generaladjutant SM,  KG,  General der Kavallerie

Royal Württemberg cavalry officer Gustav von Starkloff came from a traditional military family, with his grandfather having served in the Württemberg military forces during the Napoleonic Wars. Starkloff's father was likewise in the service of Württemberg, commanding an infantry brigade during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870.

Starkloff's military service had him working often as a W
ürttemberg officer within the structure of the Prussian Army. He and his spouse Mathilde von Gemmingen- Guttenberg were thus transferred numerous times throughout the Empire. In 1911, he was selected to function as Adjutant General to King Wilhelm II of Württemberg. During the Great War, General von Starkloff was responsible for planning and hosting King Wilhelm's numerous trips to the sites at the Front where Württemberg's troops were serving. General von Starkloff passed away a few months before the War ended when he succumbed to a lung infection during vacation leave at Oberstdorf resort.

General der Kavallerie  19.12.1911

Württemberg MVO  00   Komtur

Curriculum Vitae
04.03.1872 Sekonde-Lietenant
30.12.1878 Premier-Lieutenant
01.11.1886 Rittmeister
17.11.1891 Major
24.05.1898 Oberstleutnant
22.07.1900 Oberst
24.02.1904 Generalmajor
27.01.1908 Generalleutnant
00.00.1911 diensttuender Generaladjutant SM Wilhelm II König von Württemberg  (Adjutant-General to King Wilhelm II of Württemberg)
19.12.1911 General der Kavallerie
Great War
02.08.1914 diensttuender Generaladjutant SM Wilhelm II König von Württemberg
11.06.1918 dies from lung infection




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