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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
2nd Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Budapest (I Corps)
Lineage:
   Constituted:       23.01.1939    as 2nd Infantry Brigade. [From the 2/1 Infantry Commander, 1st Mixed Brigade]
   Activated:    07.04.1941     
   Inactivated:    17.04.1941     
   Activated:    01.12.1941    as headquarters with reduced-strength Staff and service units for the occupation forces
   Redesignated:    01.10.1941    as 102th Infantry Brigade
   Redesignated:    17.02.1942    as 102th Light Division
   Disbanded:    01.10.1942    Removed from the order of battle [1]
   Redesignated :    01.06.1943    as 2nd Light Division
   Discontinued :    29.07.1943    Dissolved
Commanding Officers:
   23.01.193901.03.1940    BG László Horváth
   01.03.194000.10.1941    COL Géza Heim
   00.10.194126.05.1942    BG Károly Bogányi
   26.05.194229.07.1943    BG Miklós Dépold
Administrative Subordination:
   23.01.193901.03.1940    HM (peace time garrisons)
   01.03.194007.04.1941    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   07.04.194117.04.1941    IV Corps, Third Army
   17.04.194101.12.1941    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   01.12.194109.02.1942    (Headquarters only) H.O.C.
   09.02.194209.02.1943    (Headquarters only) H.O.G. East
   09.02.194301.05.1943    (Headquarters only) H.O.G. East, Second Army
   01.05.194329.07.1943    (Headquarters only) VIII Corps, H.O.F.C.
Tactical Subordination:
   01.12.194130.01.1942    Befh. HG Süd, Heeresgruppe Süd
   30.01.194210.03.1942    6. Armee, Heeresgruppe Süd
   10.03.194207.06.1942    2. Armee, Heeresgruppe Süd
   08.06.194216.06.1942    2. Panzerarmee, Heersgruppe Mitte
   17.06.194227.09.1942    Gruppe von Gilsa (= Stab, 216. Inf.Div.), 2. Panzerarmee, Heersgruppe Mitte
   28.09.194218.05.1943    Korück 532, 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   18.05.194302.06.1943    XLVII. Armeekorps, 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   03.06.194326.06.1943    Korück 532, 2. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Mitte
   07.07.194329.07.1943    Befh. HG Mitte, Heeresgruppe Mitte
 
Peace Time Organization to 1941:
   Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   2nd Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./2nd Infantry Regiment
     II./2nd Infantry Regiment
     III./2nd Infantry Regiment
   32nd Infantry Regiment
   I./2nd Artillery Regiment
   II./2nd Artillery Regiment
   2nd Cavalry Company
   2nd Anti-Aircraft Company
   2nd Signal Company
   2nd Divisional Service Headquarters
 
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Piliscaba)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
Mobilized Combat Organization 03.02.1942:
   Division Headquarters
     Band
   Headquarters 40th Inf. Rgt. with I./40, I./42, III./42
   Headquarters 53rd Inf. Rgt. with III./43, III./43, III./53
   15th Cavalry Company
   15th Light Anti-Aircraft Company
   15th Signal Company
   Service Units:
     1./II Corps Bakery Company
     15th Rations Administration Company
     2./V Corps Supply Column (15-ton)
     5./V Corps Supply Column (36-ton)
     15th Medical Company
     15th Ambulance Column
     15th Veterinary Detachment
     15th Field Post Detachment
 
 
NOTES:
[1] Although the 2nd Division was officially removed from the peace time order of battle on 1.10.1942, its dissolution was only partially carried out. The reduced-strength headquarters staff and some service units remained on the East Front, and stayed in existence there until 29.07.1943, at which time the Headquarters, 102nd Light Division was absorbed by 23rd Light Division, and ceased to exist.
 
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