The 542. Infanterie-Division was formed from 542. Grenadier-Division in August 1942 and was redesignated 542. Volkgrenadier-Division in October 1944.

Commanders

Generalleutnant Karl Löwrick (12 Aug 1944 - 9 Oct 1944)

Area of operations

Poland (Aug 1944 - Oct 1944)

Holders of high awards

See 542. Volksgrenadier-Division

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 1076
Grenadier-Regiment 1077
Grenadier-Regiment 1078
Artillerie-Regiment 1542
Füsilier-Kompanie 1542
Nachrichten-Kompanie 1542
Pionier-Kompanie 1542
FlaK-Kompanie 1542
Sturmgeschütz-Abteilung 1542
Divisions-Nachschubtruppen  1542
Versorgungstruppen 1542

Sources used

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

Reference material on this unit

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