The 16. Light Division was formed from 16. Infantry Brigade 17 February 1942 and was redesignated 16. Infantry Division in August 1943.

Commanders

Colonel Béla Tanitó  (17 Feb 1942 - 1 May 1942)
Brigadier General Gyözö Beleznay  (1 May 1942 - 1 Aug 1942)
Brigadier General Béla Lengyal  (1 Aug 1942 - 10 Aug 1943)

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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