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Royal Hungarian Honvéd
25th Infantry Brigade
Headquarters:
   Nagyvárad (IX Corps)
   Constituted:       15.09.1940    as 25th Infantry Brigade. [New]
   Redesignated:    27.02.1942    as 25th Light Division
   Activated:    11.04.1943     
   Disbanded:    10.08.1943    on the East Front [1]
   Constituted:    10.08.1943    in Hungary as 25th Infantry Division [1]
   Activated:    21.03.1944     
   Discontinued:    00.05.1945    Surrendered to Yugoslavian partisans towards the end of April 1945
Commanding Officers:
   15.09.194015.08.1942    BG Béla Gothay
   15.08.194210.08.1943    BG Imre Kálmán
   10.08.194301.01.1944    BG Béla Zsombolyay
   01.01.194401.07.1944    BG Mihály Ibrányi
   01.07.194429.07.1944    BG István Kozma
   29.07.194400.09.1944    BG Antal Benda
   00.09.194410.10.1944    BG László Hollósy-Kuthy
   00.10.194400.12.1944    Maj. Gen. Ferenc Horváth
   00.12.194400.05.1945    COL Gyula Kalkó
Administrative Subordination:
   15.09.194011.04.1943    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   11.04.194301.05.1943    H.O.G. East, Second Army
   01.05.194315.08.1943    VIII Corps, H.O.F.C.
   15.08.194301.10.1943    VIII Corps, Second Army
   01.10.194321.03.1944    VKF (peace time garrisons)
   21.03.194415.04.1944    VI Corps, First Army
   15.04.194424.07.1944    IX Corps, First Army
   24.07.194415.08.1944    VI Corps, First Army
   15.08.194401.09.1944    Reserves, First Army
   01.09.194405.09.1944    en-route to Second Army
   05.09.194418.10.1944    II Corps, Second Army
   18.10.194423.10.1944    VII Corps, Second Army
   23.10.194400.05.1945    II Corps, Third Army
Tactical Subordination:
   11.04.194301.10.1943    WB Ukraine
   15.05.194424.07.1944    XI. Armeekorps, Heeresgruppe Nordukraine
   18.10.194423.10.1944    Reserven, Armeegruppe Wöhler
   23.10.194407.11.1944    LXXII. Armeekorps, 6. Armee
   07.11.194417.11.1944    IV. Panzerkorps, 6. Armee
   05.02.194501.05.1945    III. Panzerkorps, 6. Armee
 
Peace Time Organization to 1943:
   25th Brigade / Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   25th Infantry Regiment
     I./25th Infantry Regiment
     II./25th Infantry Regiment
     III./25th Infantry Regiment
   55th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./25th Artillery Regiment
   II./25th Artillery Regiment
   25th Cavalry Company [2]
   25th Anti-Aircraft Company
   25th Signal Company
   25th Divisional Service Headquarters
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Zilah)
   (Nagykároly)
   (Mobilization Unit)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Kolozsvár)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Nagyvárad)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 11.04.1943:
   25th Light Division Headquarters
   Artillery Commander
   24th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   55th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   I./25th Artillery Regiment
   II./25th Artillery Regiment
   25th Cavalry Company
   25th Anti-Aircraft Company
   25th Signal Company
   25th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
Peace Time Organization from 1943:
   25th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   1st Infantry Regiment
     I./1st Infantry Regiment
     II./1st Infantry Regiment
     III./1st Infantry Regiment
   25th Infantry Regiment
     I./25th Infantry Regiment
     II./25th Infantry Regiment
     III./25th Infantry Regiment
   26th Infantry Regiment
     I./26th Infantry Regiment
     II./26th Infantry Regiment
     III./26th Infantry Regiment
   2nd Artillery Battalion
   25th Artillery Battalion
   26th Artillery Battalion
   25th Reconnaissance Battalion
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Dés)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Budapest)
   (Aszód)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Zilah)
   (Nagykároly)
   (Kolozsvár)
   (Kolozsvár)
   (Dés)
   (Beszterce)
   (Budapest)
   (Nagyvárad)
   (Kolozsvár)
   (Kolozsvár)
 
Mobilized Combat Organization 21.03.1944:
   25th Infantry Division Headquarters
   Infantry Commander
   Artillery Commander
   1st Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   25th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   26th Infantry Regiment (I. III.)
   2nd Artillery Battalion
   25th Artillery Battalion
   26th Artillery Battalion
   IX Artillery Battalion
   25th Reconnaissance Battalion
   25th Anti-Aircraft Company
   59th Combat Engineer Battalion
   25th Signal Battalion
   25th Divisional Service Headquarters
 
 
NOTES:
[1] The 25th Light Division was redesignated as the 19th Reserve Division on 10.08.1943 on the East Front. A new 25th Infantry Division was raised in Hungary on the same day.
[2] The 25th Cavalry Company only as of 01.10.1942.
 
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