Jalkaväkirykmentti 12 (Infantry Regiment 12)

Note. This unit history covers the Continuation War unit with this name, there was no continuity between similarly numbered regiments during in the Winter War and Continuation War.


eversti Albert Puroma (11 June 1941 - 29 Jan 1944)
eversti Yrjö Hanste (29 Jan 1944 - ?)

A memorial in Hautajärvi village, in Salla, to Jalkaväkirykmentti 12 (Infantry Regiment 12)
The text on the plaque reads: "JR12 Jänkäjääkäri's patrol started from here 30th of June 1941, and ended in Sattase, Sodankylä at first of November 1944"
(Courtesy of Jarkko Iso-Heiko)

Sources used

Mikko Kohvakka - Jatkosodan suomalaisjoukot ja niiden komentajat

Reference material on this unit

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