The 1. Infantry Brigade was formed 23 January 1939 and redesignated 1. Light Division 17 February 1942.


Brigadier General József Makay (23 Jan 1939 - 1 Feb 1940)
Brigadier General Béla Aggteleky (1 Feb 1940 - 17 Feb 1942)

Order of battle

Infantry Regiment 1
Infantry Regiment 31
Artillery Regiment 1
Cavalry Company
Anti-Aircraft Company
Signals Company
Supply Services

Sources used

Andris J. Kursietis - The Hungarian Army and its military leadership in World War II
Leo W.G. Niehorster - The Royal Hungarian Army 1920-1945

Reference material on this unit

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