The 1. Huszár Division was formed in October 1942 as the 1. Cavalry Division from 1. Cavalry Brigade and 2. Cavalry Brigade. It was redesignated 1. Huszár Division in September 1944. It absorbed the 1. Cavalry Field Replacement Brigade in October 1944.
Some elements of this division surrendered to US forces in Styria, Austria, while others surrendered to the Red Army.

Commanders

Major General Antal Vattay (1 Oct 1942 - 18 Jul 1944)
Colonel Zoltán Schell (18 July 1944 - 31 Jul 1944) (acting)
Major General Mihály Ibrányi (1 Aug 1944 - 4 Nov 1944)
Colonel Attila Makay (4 Nov 1944 - 13 Nov 1944) (acting)
Colonel Zoltán Schell (13 Nov 1944 - ? Apr 1945)

Order of Battle

2. Cavalry Regiment (Szabadka)
- Pioneer Company
- Telephone Company
- Heavy Weapons/Mortar Company
- Anti-tank gun company (Mot) (6 Guns 37- 47mm)
- Mountain gun Batt. Horse drawn (4 x Guns 75mm)
2./I (Szentes)
- Pioneer Company
- Radio Company
- Cavalry Assault Detachment
- MMG Company (2)
- Heavy Weapons/Mortar Company (4)
- Anti-tank gun company (Mot) 2 Guns 37- 47mm
- 3 Cavalry Company’s
2./II (Szabadka)
- As above
3. Cavalry Regiment
- Regimental HQ garrisoned at Nagyvárad, 3./I garrisoned at Nagyvárad, 3./II garrisoned at Munkács
- Organisation as above, however one of the 3./I cavalry companies was garrisoned at Nagy-Szalonta
4. Cavalry Regiment
- Regimental HQ 4./I & 4./II all garrisoned at Nyíregháza.
- Organisation as above
1. Cavalry Tank Battalion
- Garrisoned at Zenta
- Headquarters company 3 x Turán 40M & 5 x Toldí
- 1 x Motorised maintenance company.
- 1 x Turán 41M company (11)
- 3 x Turán 40M Companies (each of 17 )
- (some sources say 56 x 40M, 11 x 41M, 5 x Toldí, & 3 T-38)
3. Felderítőzászlóalj (Recce Batt.)
- Garrisoned at Szilágysomlyó
- Battalion HQ (Mot)
- Pioneer Company
- Telephone Company
- Anti-tank gun company 4 x Guns 75mm (Mot)
- 1 x Motorised maintenance company
- 2 x Armoured Car Recce Company’s (13 39M Csaba each)
15. Bicycle Battalion
- Garrisoned at Kiskunhalas, the Motorised Pinoneer company were garrisoned at Szegea.
- Pioneer Company
- Telephone Company
- Anti-tank gun company (Mot) (4 Guns 37- 47mm)
- Motorised Artillery Battery 4 x 105mm
- Self Propelled Anti-Aircraft Company (2 Nimrod)
- 2 x Bicycle Companies
- 1 x Motorcycle Company
- 1 x MMG Company (Mot)
1. Cavalry Artillery Battalion
- Garrisoned at Nagyvárad
- 12 x 80mm (3 Batteries of 4 guns)
3. Artillery Battalion (mot)
- Garrisoned at Nyirbátor
- 12 x 105mm (3 Batteries of four guns)
55. Anti-Aircraft Battalion (mot)
- Garrisoned at Szeged
- 1 Battery of ?3 x 80/88mm
- 2 Batteries of 6 x 40mm
4. Combat Engineer Company (mot)
- Garrisoned at Óbecse
1. Cavalry Signal Company (mot)
- Garrisoned at Nyiregyháza
1. Cavalry Divisional Supply Services HQ (mot) (including the Motor Maintenance company)
- Garrisoned at Szabadka

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

Adonyi, Naredny, Nagy - Magyar huszárok a II. Világháborúban
Stark - Hadak Utján
Splényi - Az utolsó magyar huszárok

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