The 13. Light Division was formed from 13. Infantry Brigade 17 February 1942 and was redesignated 13. Infantry Division 10 August 1943.

Commanders

Brigadier General Pál Platthy  (17 Feb 1942 - 1 Apr 1942)
Brigadier General József Grassy  (1 Apr 1942 - 15 Nov 1942)
Brigadier General László Hollósy-Kuthy  (15 Nov 1942 - 1 Feb 1943)
None  (1 Feb 1943 - 15 May 1943)
Brigadier General Frigyes Vasváry  (15 May 1943 - 10 Aug 1943)

Order of Battle (June 1942)

7. Infantry Regiment
31. Infantry Regiment
13. Artillery Regiment
13. Cavalry Company
13. Anti-Aircraft Company
13. Signal Company

Order of Battle (May 1944)

7. Infantry Regiment
9. Infantry Regiment
20. Infantry Regiment
13. Artillery Battalion
14. Artillery Battalion
15. Artillery Battalion
13. Reconnaissance Battalion
13. Anti-Aircraft Company
55. Combat Engineer Battalion
13. Signal Battalion

Notable members

Josef Grassy (also József, later division-commander in the German Waffen-SS)

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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