Jalkaväkirykmentti 16 (Infantry Regiment 16) was named 16. Prikaati (16. Brigade) 28 November 1941 - 25 May 1942, but never really operated in brigade strength. Formed into 19. Prikaati (19. Brigade) on 1 January 1944.

Note. This unit history covers the Continuation War unit with this name, there was no continuity between similarly numbered regiments during in the Winter War and Continuation War.

Commanders

eversti Matti Laurila (18 June 1941 - 12 August 1941)
eversti Väinö Merikallio (12 August 1941 - 23 June 1942) (10)
eversti Valo Nihtilä (27 June 1942 - 11 December 1942)
everstiluutnantti Tauno Viljanen (11 December 1942 - 17 November 1943)
eversti Lauri Maskula 17 (November 1943 - 31 December 1943)

Footnotes

1. Wounded, died of wounds on 25 June 1942.  

Sources used

Mikko Kohvakka - Jatkosodan suomalaisjoukot ja niiden komentajat

Reference material on this unit

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