The SS-Polizei Regiment 16 was formed in July 1942 from Polizei-Regiment Nord. It fought on the Eastern front and it is believed that most of it ended the war in Kurland.

Commanders

Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Kemper (? 1942 - ? Feb 1943)
Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Emil Kursk (? Mar 1943 - ? June 1944)
Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Walter Titel (? July 1944 - ? 1944)
Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei Gieseke (? 1944 - ?)

Holders of high awards

Holders of the Commendation Certificate of the Commander-in-Chief of the Army (1)
- Held, Bernhard, 17.09.1944 (3948), Hauptmann der Schupo, Kampfgruppenführer I./SS-Pol.Rgt. 16 / Fester Platz Wilna
Holders of the German Cross in Gold (2)
- Schanzenberger, Walter, 27.10.1944, Zugwachtmeister der Schupo, III./SS-Pol.Rgt. 16 / Fester Platz Wilna
- Titel, Walter, 21.07.1944, Oberstleutnant der Schupo, [Kdr] SS-Pol.Rgt. 16 / Fester Platz Wilna

Order of battle

I/SS-Polizei Regiment 16
II/SS-Polizei Regiment 16
III/SS-Polizei Regiment 16
IV/SS-Polizei Regiment 16 (disbanded 1943)

Sources used

Phil Nix & George Jerome - The Uniformed Police Forces of the Third Reich 1933-1945
Georg Tessin, Hans-Adolf Neufeldt & Jürgen Huck - Zur Geschichte der Ordnungspolizei 1936-1945

Reference material on this unit

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