19. Brigade (19. Prikaati) was formed out of Jalkaväkirykmentti 16 (Infantry Regiment 16) on 1 January 1944, disbanded in November 1944.

Commanders

eversti Lauri Maskula (1 Janu 1944 - 5 Sep 1944) (1)
eversti Mauno von Schrowe (5 Sep 1944 - 3 Oct 1944) (deputizing)
everstiluutnantti Santeri Särmä (3 Oct 1944 - 12 Nov 1944) (deputizing)

Other militaria

A special medal was awarded to those who served in this unit, the Eastern Karelian Isthmus Cross.
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(Courtesy of Jaska Petsola)

Footnotes

1. Lauri Maskula left on sick leave 5 September 1944.

Sources used

Research by Mikko H.

Reference material on this unit

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