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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
6th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Komárom (II Corps)
Lineage:
   Constituted:       23.01.1939    as 6th Infantry Brigade. [New unit]
   Redesignated:    17.02.1942    as 6th Light Division
   Activated:    24.03.1942     
   Inactivated:    00.06.1943     
   Redesignated:    10.08.1943    as 6th Infantry Division
   Activated:    18.05.1944     
   Discontinued:    09.12.1944 Dissolved [1]
Commanding Officers:
   23.01.193926.05.1942    BG Ferenc Feketehalmy-Czeydner
   01.03.194024.12.1940    BG Alfréd Bántay
   24.12.194001.08.1941    BG Imre Németh
   01.08.194127.01.1942    COL Gyula Pajtás
   00.02.194200.08.1942    COL János Gödry
   00.08.194220.08.1942    BG László Szabó
   20.08.194215.11.1942    BG Dr. Béla Temesy
   15.09.194207.03.1944    BG Oszkár Ginszkey
   00.03.194400.07.1944    BG Ferenc Horváth
   00.07.194409.12.1944    BG László Karátsony
Administrative Subordination:
   23.01.193901.03.1940    HM (peace time garrisons)
   01.03.194024.03.1942    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   24.03.194211.05.1942    III Corps
   11.05.194225.05.1942    III Corps, Second Army
   25.05.194208.06.1942    Reserves, Second Army
   08.06.194218.06.1942    III Corps, Second Army
   18.06.194209.07.1942    VII Corps, Second Army
   09.07.194211.02.1942    III Corps, Second Army
   11.02.194304.03.1943    (Remnants) Reserves, Second Army
   04.03.194301.05.1943    (Remnants) H.O.G. East, Second Army
   00.05.194300.06.1943    Returned to Hungary
   00.06.194318.05.1944    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   18.05.194423.06.1944    Being activated, 3rd Military District
   23.06.194413.07.1944    Being activated, 4th Military District
   13.07.194401.08.1944    4th Military District
   01.08.194416.08.1944    En-route to First Army
   16.08.194417.11.1944    III Corps, First Army
   17.11.194409.12.1944    Being dissolved
Tactical Subordination:
   24.03.194211.05.1942    Reserven, Heeresgruppe Süd
   31.08.194416.09.1944    XI. Armeekorps, 1. Panzerarmee
   16.09.194428.10.1944    XXXXIX. Gebirgskorps, Armeegruppe Heinrici
 
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   6th Brigade / Light Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   22nd Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./22nd Infantry Regiment
     II./22nd Infantry Regiment
     III./22nd Infantry Regiment
   52nd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./6th Artillery Regiment
   II./6th Artillery Regiment
   6th Cavalry Company
   6th Anti-Aircraft Company
   6th Signal Company
   6th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Léva)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 24.03.1942:
   6th Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   Headquarters 22nd Infantry Regiment with II./22, III./22, III./52
   Headquarters 52nd Infantry Regiment with III./3, I./46, II./46
   I./6th and II./6th Artillery Battalions
   6th Cavalry Company
   6th Anti-Aircraft Company
   6th Signal Company
   6th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
Peace Time Organization from 1943:
   6th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   3rd Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./3rd Infantry Regiment
     II./3rd Infantry Regiment
     III./3rd Infantry Regiment
   16th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./16th Infantry Regiment
     II./16th Infantry Regiment
     III./16th Infantry Regiment
   22nd Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./22nd Infantry Regiment
     II./22nd Infantry Regiment
     III./22nd Infantry Regiment
   4th Artillery Battalion
   5th Artillery Battalion
   6th Artillery Battalion
   6th Reconnaissance Battalion
 
   (Komárom)
   (Györ)
   (Komárom)
   (Székesférvár)
   (Székesférvár)
   (Táta)
   (Székesférvár)
   (Györ)
   (Györ)
   (Somorja)
   (Magyarvárvár)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Komárom)
   (Léva)
   (Székesférvár)
   (Györ)
   (Komárom)
   (Érsekujvár)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 13.07.1944:
   6th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   3rd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   16th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   22nd Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   4th Artillery Battalion
   5th Artillery Battalion
   6th Artillery Battalion
   72nd Artillery Battalion
   6th Reconnaissance Battalion
   6th Anti-Aircraft Company
   52th Combat Engineer Battalion
   6th Signal Battalion
   6th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
 
NOTES:
[1] The 6th Infantry Division was dissolved after transferring its remnants to the 16th Infantry Division towards the end of November 1944.
 
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