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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
13th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Kecskemét; (V Corps)
   later Szabadka (V Corps)
Lineage:
   Constituted:       23.01.1939    as 13th Infantry Brigade. [From the 1/4 Infantry Commander, 4th Mixed Brigade]
   Activated:    05.04.1941     
   Inactivated:    17.04.1941     
   Redesignated:    17.02.1942    as 13th Light Division
   Activated:    24.03.1942    in Hungary
   Inactivated:    01.02.1943    [After destruction on the East Front]
   Activated:    00.05.1943    in Hungary
   Redesignated:    10.08.1943    as 13th Infantry Division
   Mobilized:    22.07.1944     
   Discontinued:    27.11.1944    Dissolved [1]
Commanding Officers:
   23.02.193901.03.1940    BG Gyula Nagy
   01.03.194001.04.1942    BG Pál Platthy
   01.04.194215.11.1942    BG József Grassy
   15.11.194201.02.1943    BG László Hollósy-Kuthy
   [01.02.194315.05.1943]    position not filled
   15.05.194310.08.1943    BG Frigyes Vasváry
   10.08.194300.03.1944    BG Károly Ungár
   30.03.194401.04.1944    COL János Mrakóczy
   01.08.194416.10.1944    BG Dr. Gygula Hankovszky
   16.10.194420.12.1944    BG Jénö Sövényházi-Herdiczky
   20.12.194427.11.1944    COL Sándor Vályi
Administrative Subordination:
   23.01.193901.03.1940    HM (peace time garrisons)
   01.03.194005.04.1941    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   05.04.194117.04.1941    V Corps, Third Army
   17.04.194124.03.1942    (Inactive; peace time garrisons)
   24.03.194209.07.1942    I Corps
   09.07.194201.02.1943    IV Corps, Second Army
   01.02.194304.03.1943    (Remnants) IV Corps, Second Army
   04.03.194300.05.1943    (Remnants) H.O.G. East, Second Army
   00.05.194300.06.1943    Returned to Hungary
   00.06.194322.07.1944    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   22.07.194431.08.1944    III Corps, First Army
   31.08.194428.09.1944    Reserves, First Army
   28.09.194427.11.1944    V Corps, First Army
Tactical Subordination:
   02.09.194222.12.1942    XXIV. Panzerkorps, Heeresgruppe B
   23.01.194309.02.1943    Korps Cramer, Heeresgruppe B
   11.02.194304.03.1943    (Remnants) Reserven, Heeresgruppe B
   31.08.194428.09.1944    XXXXIX. Gebirgskorps, 1. Panzerarmee, Heeresgruppe Südukraine
   22.11.194427.11.1944    16. Infanterie-Division, XVII. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Süd
 
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   13th Brigade / Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   7th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./7th Infantry Regiment
     II./7th Infantry Regiment
     III./7th Infantry Regiment
   37th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./13th Artillery Regiment
   II./13th Artillery Regiment
   13th Cavalry Company
   13th Anti-Aircraft Company
   13th Signal Company
   13th Divisional Service Headquarters
   (Kecskemét )
   (Kecskemét )
   (Kecskemét )
   (Kecskemét )
   (Cegléd)
   (Kiskunfélegyháza)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Kecskemét )
   (Kecskemét )
   (Bácstopolya)
   (Szeged)
   (Kecskemét )
   (Kecskemét )
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 01.06.1942:
   13th Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   7th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   Headquarters 31st Infantry Regiment with II./31, I./37, III./37
   I./13th Artillery Regiment
   II./13th Artillery Regiment
   13th Cavalry Company
   13th Anti-Aircraft Company
   13th Signal Company
   13th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
Peace Time Organization from 1943:
   13th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   7th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./7th Infantry Regiment
     II./7th Infantry Regiment
     III./7th Infantry Regiment
   9th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./9th Infantry Regiment
     II./9th Infantry Regiment
     III./9th Infantry Regimen
   20th Infantry Regiment Headquarters
     I./20th Infantry Regiment
     II./20th Infantry Regiment
     III./20th Infantry Regiment
   13th Artillery Battalion
   14th Artillery Battalion
   15th Artillery Battalion
   13th Reconnaissance Battalion
   (Szabadka)
   (Szabadka)
   (Ujvidék)
   (Kecskemét)
   (Kecskemét)
   (Cegléd)
   (Kiskunfélegyhßaza)
   (Szeged)
   (Szeged)
   (Szabadka)
   (Hódmezövásárhely)
   (Zombor)
   (Ujividék)
   (Kalocsa)
   (Zombor)
   (Kecskemét)
   (Szeged)
   (Zombor)
   (Ujvidék)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 22.07.1944:
   13th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   7th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   9th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   20th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   13th Artillery Battalion
   14th Artillery Battalion
   15th Artillery Battalion
   76th Artillery Battalion
   13th Reconnaissance Battalion
   13th Anti-Aircraft Company
   55th Combat Engineer Battalion
   13th Signal Battalion
   13th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
 
NOTES:
[1] The 13th Infantry Division was removed from the order of battle and dissolved towards the end of November 1944, after its remnants had been transferred to the 24th Infantry Division.
 
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