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Autograph of commander Ferdinand Kosak, Austrian - Hungarian Empire, WWI
W.W.1: Autograph of Commander of the I. Corps, Ferdinand Kosak on Field post card sent Hungary to Austria. Written during the years he served as Commander of Infantry Division No. 27. Certificat of Authenticity included.
Ferdinand Kosak was born in Bürgstein, Bohemia on 23 May 1856.
1887 Promoted to Oberleutnant, 3 years later appointed to the army planning office. 1893Promoted Hauptmann, 2nd Class, worked as teacher at the Maria Theresien Military Academy until 1898. The following year promoted Major then to Oberstleutnant.
1903 Part of Infantry Regiment No. 91 until 1904, then planning director in Krakau until 1908, meanwhile promoted to Oberst.
1908 Fortress commander at Sarajevo until 1909, fortress construction manager at Sarajevo until 1911 promoted to Generalmajor. 1911 Commander of Infantry Brigade No. 50 until 1914 Commander of Infantry Division No. 27 until 1914 Promoted to Feldmarschalleutnant 1918 Promoted to General der Infanterie 1918 Appointed commander of the I. Corps to wars’ end
Ferdinand Kosak died in Graz at the end of May 1932.
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