The Panzer-Abteilung 116 was formed on 10 May 1942 from I./Panzer-Regiment 1 and was assigned to 16. Infanterie-Division (mot), later redesignated 16. Panzergrenadier-Division. It was destroyed in February 1943 and rebuilt in March.
It became I./Panzer-Regiment 16 on 15 July 1944.

Sources used

Thomas L. Jentz - Panzertruppen (2 vol)
Georg Tessin - Verbände und Truppen der deutschen Wehrmacht 1933-1945

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