The 19. Grenadier-Division was formed in Denmark from 19. Luftwaffen-Stürm-Division and Infanterie-Division Jütland (Schatten-Division) in August 1944. It was redesignated 19. Volksgrenadier-Division in October 1944.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Otto Elfeldt (? Aug 1944 - ? Aug 1944)
Generalleutnant Walter Wißmath (? Aug 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Area of operations

Denmark (Aug 1944 - Sep 1944)
France (Sep 1944 - Oct 1944)

Order of battle

59. Grenadier Regiment
73. Grenadier Regiment
74. Grenadier Regiment
719. Artillery Regiment
119. Panzerjäger Battalion
119. Signals Battalion
119. Engineer Battalion
Supply Troops

Sources used

Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

Reference material on this unit

- None known at this time -

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