Ludwig Wilhelm Karl von Lauter
(23.04.1855 - 08.04.1929)
place of birth: Georgenborn,
General der Artillerie
German Inspector General of Artillery since 1911, Ludwig von
Lauter was appointed to Germany's Great Headquarters at mobilization at
General of Foot Artillery. He was responsible for advising the Chief of
General Staff on all issues regarding heavy artillery. General von
Lauter was later tasked with being Inspector of the Artillery Survey
Sevice and Staff Offices
for Heavy Flat-Trajectory Fire. Von Lauter remained at this posting
until 15 October 1917, when he was replaced by Lt General Ziethen.
Prior to the War, General von Lauter was awarded his title of nobility
in 1913 as a result of his military accomplishments. He and his spouse,
Ida Ungerer, had one daughter named Willi. General von Lauter died in
Heidelberg in April of 1929.