The 548. Volksgrenadier-Division was formed in October 1944 from 548. Grenadier-Division and fought in Poland and East Prussia until it was destroyed at Köningsberg in April 1945.

Commanders

Generalmajor Erich Sudau (9 Oct 1944 - 9 Apr 1945)

Area of operations

Poland & East Prussia (Oct 1944 - May 1945)

Holders of high awards

(548. Grenadier-Division / 548. Volksgrenadier-Division)
Holders of the German Cross in Gold (3)
- Bach, Herbert, 30.03.1945, Oberfeldwebel, 13./Gren.Rgt. 1095
- Reiter, Engelbert, 24.03.1945, Unteroffizier, 2./Pz.Jäg.Abt. 1548
- Zöller, Josef, 24.03.1945, Hauptmann, Pz.Jäg.Abt. 1548
Holders of the Honor Roll Clasp of the Heer (5)
- Kloß, Walter, 27.12.1944, Hauptmann, I./Gren.Rgt. 1095
- Konty, Walter, 17.12.1944, Oberstleutnant, Gren.Rgt. 1094
- Riedel, Karl, 17.12.1944, Oberleutnant, 3./Gren.Rgt. 1095
- Wendlandt, Hans-Heinrich, 00.00.1945, Oberstleutnant, Gren.Rgt. 1094
- Zimmer, Herbert, 17.12.1944, Oberleutnant d.R., 7./Gren.Rgt. 1095
Holders of the Knight's Cross (3)
- Hentschel, Walter 31.10.1944 Oberleutnant Führer II./Gren.Rgt 1095
- Mitterwenger, Lambert 18.12.1944 Unteroffizier i. d. 2./Pz.Jäg.Abt 1548
- Steiof, Josef 22.10.1944 Major Führer Gren.Rgt 1096

Order of battle

Grenadier-Regiment 1094
Grenadier-Regiment 1095
Grenadier-Regiment 1096
Artillerie-Regiment 1548
Divisionseinheiten 1548

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - The Wehrmacht at War 1939-1945
Samuel W. Mitcham Jr - Hitler's Legions: The German Army Order of Battle World War II
George F. Nafziger - The German Order of Battle: Infantry in World War II
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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