The SS-Jäger-Bataillon 500 was formed as the SS-Jäger Bataillon on 15 September 1943 from the 2nd battalion of SS Field Recruit Depot Bobruisk.
It fought the partisans in Russia and Belorussia (attached to Heeresgruppe Mitte) before fighting the Polish Home Army during the Warsaw uprising August - September 1944.

Commanders

SS-Sturmbannführer Beilhack     

Manpower strength

30 June 1944 1.271

Order of battle

5 x Rifle company

Sources used

Antonio J. Munoz - Forgotten Legions: Obscure Combat Formations of the Waffen-SS

Reference material on this unit

Antonio J. Munoz - Forgotten Legions: Obscure Combat Formations of the Waffen-SS

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