Formed post-WWI. It was ordered to disband by the government when returning from the Baltic Dec 1919 but Roßbach refused. It was disbanded after the Kapp Putsch and was used to form Jagerbataillon 39 of the Reichswehr. It was again disbanded during the reorganization but continued to function under various covernames, including worker group and detective agency, elements of it fought against the Poles in Upper Silesia and later took part in the Beer Hall Putsch.
It was disbanded permanently in a ceremony 9 Nov 1933 for the 10th anniversary of the Beer Hall Putsch.