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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
15th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Kiskunhalas;
   later Ujridék (V Corps)
Lineage:
   Constituted:       23.01.1939    as 15th Infantry Brigade. [From the 3/6 Infantry Commander, 6th Mixed Brigade]
   Activated:    05.04.1941     
   Inactivated:    17.04.1941     
   Redesignated:    17.02.1942    as 15th Light Division
   Disbanded:    10.08.1943    [1]
   Discontinued:    01.03.1944    [1]
Commanding Officers:
   23.01.193901.03.1940    BG Lajos Veress
   01.03.194001.08.1941    BG Alajos Lemberkovits
   01.08.194101.04.1942    COL József Grassy
   01.04.194210.08.1943    MG Pál Platthy
   10.08.194310.08.1943    BG József Vasváry
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    I Corps, Third Army
   17.04.194110.08.1943    VKF (peace time garrisons)
 
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   15th Brigade / Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   20th Infantry Regiment
     I./20th Infantry Regiment
     II./20th Infantry Regiment
     III./20th Infantry Regiment
   50th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./15th Artillery Regiment
   II./15th Artillery Regiment
   15th Cavalry Company
   15th Anti-Aircraft Company
   15th Signal Company
   15th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
   (Szabadka)
   (Zombor)
   (Zombor)
   (Ujvidék)
   (Kalocsa)
   (Zombor)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Zombor)
   (Zombor)
   (Zombor)
   (Szabadka)
   (Szabadka)
   (Szabadka)
 
NOTES:
[1] As foreseen by the 01.10.1943 Szabolcs Plan, the peace time organization, personnel although without equipment for the 15th Reserve Division were prepared in case of mobilization. However, the equipment never became available, and the 15th Division (the second wave of the V Corps) was consequently never raised. The personnel was used to fill up other units of the V Corps.
 
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