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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
18th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Békéscsaba (VI Corps)
Lineage:
   Constituted:       23.01.1939    as 18th Infantry Brigade. [From the 3/5 Infantry Commander, 5th Mixed Brigade]
   Redesignated:    17.02.1942    as 18th Light Division
   Activated:    04.04.1943     
   Redesignated:    10.08.1943    as 18th Reserve Division
   Discontinued:    01.08.1944    [1]
Commanding Officers:
   23.01.193901.04.1942    BG Károly Olgyay
   01.04.194201.08.1942    BG Alajos Lemberkovits
   01.08.194201.10.1942    COL Ulászló Solymossy
   15.10.194210.08.1943    BG Jenö Ujlaky
   10.08.194301.01.1944    BG Mihály Ibrányi
   01.01.194401.08.1944    BG József Vasváry
Administrative Subordination:
   23.01.193901.03.1940    HM (peace time garrisons)
   01.03.194004.04.1943    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   04.04.194301.06.1943    VII Corps, Second Army
   01.06.194315.08.1943    VII Corps, H.O.F.C.
   15.08.194315.10.1943    VIII Corps, Second Army
   15.10.194301.04.1944    VII Corps, Second Army
   01.04.194410.05.1944    VII Corps, First Army
   10.05.194401.08.1944    VI Corps, First Army
Tactical Subordination:     
   04.04.194308.11.1943    WB Ukraine
   08.11.194302.01.1944    Reserven, 2. Armee, Heeregsruppe Mitte
   02.01.194405.05.1944    Befh. HG Weissruthenien
   05.05.194415.06.1944    WB Weissruthenien
   21.07.194408.08.1944    XI. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Nordukraine
 
Peace Time Organization to 1943:

   18th Brigade / Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   19th Infantry Regiment
     I./19th Infantry Regiment
     II./19th Infantry Regiment
     III./19th Infantry Regiment
   49th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./18th Artillery Regiment
   II./18th Artillery Regiment
   18th Cavalry Company
   18th Anti-Aircraft Company
   18th Signal Company
   18th Divisional Service Headquarters

   (Békéscsaba)
   (Orosháza)
   (Békéscsaba)
   (Békéscsaba)
   (Mezötur)
   (Orosháza)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Orosháza)
   (Orosháza)
   (Békéscsaba)
   (Mezötur)
   (Békéscsaba)
   (Békéscsaba)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 07.07.1943:
   18th Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   19th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   47th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   49th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./18th Artillery Batttalion
   18th Cavalry Company
   18th Anti-Aircraft Company
   18th Signal Company
   18th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
Peace Time Organization from 1943:
   18th Reserve Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   40th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   41st Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   49th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   46th Artillery Battalion
   47th Artillery Battalion
   86th Artillery Battalion
   18th Reconnaissance Battalion
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Mobilization Unit)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 01.06.1944:
   18th Reserve Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   40th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   41th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   49th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   46th Artillery Battalion
   47th Artillery Battalion
   86th Artillery Battalion
   18th Cavalry Company
   18th Anti-Aircraft Company
   1./76th Combat Engineer Battalion
   18th Signal Company
   18th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
 
NOTES:
[1] The 18th Reserve Division was removed from the order of battle and dissolved at the beginning of August 1944, after its remnants had been transferred to the 16th Infantry Division.
 
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