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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
7th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Sopron (III Corps)
Lineage:
   Constituted:       23.01.1939    as 7th Infantry Brigade. [From the 2/2 Infantry Commander, 2nd Mixed Brigade]
   Redesignated:    17.02.1942    as 7th Light Division
   Activated:    24.03.1942     
   Inactivated:    00.06.1943     
   Redesignated:    10.08.1943    as 7th Infantry Division
   Activated:    03.06.1944     
   Discontinued:    26.08.1944 Dissolved [1]
Commanding Officers:
   23.01.193901.01.1941    BG Károly Zalay
   01.01.194107.10.1942    BG Endre Mezö
   00.10.194200.06.1944    BG László Szábo
   00.06.194426.08.1944    BG István Kudriczy
Administrative Subordination:
   01.10.193801.03.1940    HM (peace time garrisons)
   01.03.194024.03.1942    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   24.03.194202.09.1942    III Corps, Second Army
   02.09.194211.02.1943    IV Corps, Second Army
   11.02.194304.03.1943    (Remnants) Reserves, Second Army
   04.03.194300.05.1943    (Remnants) H.O.G. East, Second Army
   00.05.194300.06.1943    Returned to Hungary
   03.06.194301.05.1944    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   01.05.194403.06.1944    Being activated, 3rd Military District
   03.06.194413.06.1944    Security duties in West Hungary
   13.06.194429.06.1944    En-route to First Army
   29.06.194415.08.1944    Reserves, First Army
   15.08.194426.08.1944    Being dissolved
Tactical Subordination:
   02.09.194222.12.1942    XXIV. Panzerkorps, Second Army
   23.01.194303.02.1943    XXXVth Italian Corps, Heersgruppe B
 
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   7th Brigade / Light Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   4th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./4th Infantry Regiment
     II./4th Infantry Regiment
     III./4th Infantry Regiment
   34th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./7th Artillery Regiment
   II./7th Artillery Regiment
   7th Cavalry Company
   7th Anti-Aircraft Company
   7th Signal Company
   7th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Veszprém)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 01.06.1942:
    7th Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   4th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   35th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./7th and II./7th Artillery Regiment
   7th Cavalry Company
   7th Anti-Aircraft Company
   7th Signal Company
   7th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
Peace Time Organization from 1943:
   7th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   4th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./4th Infantry Regiment
     II./4th Infantry Regiment
     III./4th Infantry Regiment
   5th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./5th Infantry Regiment
     II./5th Infantry Regiment
     III./5th Infantry Regiment
   17th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./17th Infantry Regiment
     II./17th Infantry Regiment
     III./17th Infantry Regiment
   7th Artillery Battalion
   8th Artillery Battalion
   9th Artillery Battalion
   7th Reconnaissance Battalion
 
   (Sopron)
   (Nagykaniza)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Sopron)
   (Veszprém)
   (Szombathelyi)
   (Szombathelyi)
   (Körmen)
   (Köszeg)
   (Nagykaniza)
   (Nagykaniza)
   (Csáktornya)
   (Zalaegerszeg)
   (Sopron)
   (Szombathelyi)
   (Nagykaniza)
   (Sopron)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 03.06.1944:
   7th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   4th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   5th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   17th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   7th Artillery Battalion
   8th Artillery Battalion
   9th Artillery Battalion
   73rd Artillery Battalion
   7th Reconnaissance Battalion
   7th Anti-Aircraft Company
   53rd Combat Engineer Battalion
   7th Signal Battalion
   7th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
 
NOTES:
[1] The 7th Infantry Division was dissolved after its remnants had been transferred to the 24th Infantry Division during the latter half of August 1944
 
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