The 544. Grenadier-Division was formed in July 1944 at Truppenübungsplatz Grafenwöhr from Infanterie-Division Grafenwöhr as a Sperr-Division and redesignated a Grenadier-Division soon after. It was was redesignated 544. Volksgrenadier-Division in October 1944.


Generalleutnant Werner Ehrig (15 July 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Area of operations

Poland (July 1944 - Oct 1944)

Holders of high awards

See 544. Volksgrenadier-Division

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 1082
Grenadier-Regiment 1083
Grenadier-Regiment 1084
Artillerie-Regiment 1544
Divisions-Einheiten 1544

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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