Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment Westfrankreich

Kommandeure:

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  • Oberst Marius van Senden, 1 Sep 1942 - 31 Jul 1943
  • Oberst Otto Schostag, 31 Jul 1943 - ?
  • Obstlt Emil Terpe, ? - ?

Stab:

Formed Oct 1941 in Etampes from Stab/Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment zbV 1.

Aug 1944 withdrawn to Oldenburg, and disbanded Oct 1944.

I. Abteilung:

Formed Oct 1941 in Etampes from Stab I./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment zbV 1.

Aug 1944 withdrawn to Orsay, and renamed Stab/Luftgau-Nachrichten-Abteilung 5 in Sep 1944.

  • 3. Betriebs-Kompanie in Vaux/Pacy-sur-Eure from 3./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment zbV 1; disbanded Oct 1944
  • 4. Betriebs-Kompanie in Le Marais(?) from 4./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment zbV 1; disbanded Oct 1944
  • 5. Betriebs-Kompanie in Avranches from 2./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment zbV 1; disbanded Oct 1944

II. Abteilung:

Formed Oct 1941 in Paris(?) from Stab II./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment zbV 1.

Disbanded 10 Sep 1944.

III. Abteilung:

Formed Oct 1941 in Paris from III./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 12. Disbanded Nov 1942, and mainly used to form the IV. Abteilung.

Reformed Nov 1942 in Paris from II./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 12. Aug 1944 withdrawn to Freiburg (see , and disbanded 14 Feb 1945.

  • 8. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Le Mans from Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 6./XII [originally activated Jun 1940]
  • 9. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Paris from Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 9 Westfrankreich [originally activated Jun 1940]
  • 10. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Rouen from Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 7 Westfrankreich [originally activated Jun 1940 as Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 13./XIII]
  • 11. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Angers from 24./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 7
  • 12. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Lieusaint/Paris from Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 2 Westfrankreich [originally activated Jun 1940]
  • 13. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Rennes from 10./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment Holland
  • 14. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Troyes from Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 5 Westfrankreich [originally activated Jun 1940 as Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 1./VIII]
  • 15. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Caen (new)

All companies were disbanded Oct 1944.

IV. Abteilung:

Formed Nov 1942 in Marseille, mainly from III./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment Westfrankreich.

Disbanded 10 Sep 1944.

  • 17. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Lyon (new)
  • 18. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Marseille (new)
  • 19. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Montpellier (new)
  • 20. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Limoges (new)
  • 21. Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie in Toulouse (new)

All companies were disbanded Oct 1944.

V. Abteilung:

Formed Oct 1941 in Lisieux from Stab II./Luftgau-Nachrichten-Regiment 12.

In Apr 1943 renamed Stab II./

VI. Abteilung:

Formed Oct 1941 in Bordeaux (new).

In Apr 1943 renamed Stab VII./

  • 24. schwere Flugmelde-Kompanie in Bordeaux from Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 3 Westfrankreich [originally activated Jun 1940]; disbanded Apr 1943
  • 25. schwere Flugmelde-Kompanie in Laleu bei La Rochelle from Flugmelde-Reserve-Kompanie 1./IV; Apr 1943 renamed 25./
  • 26. schwere Flugmelde-Kompanie in Lorient(?) [Apr 1942 new]; Apr 1943 renamed 21./
  • 27. schwere Flugmelde-Kompanie in Les Alluets-le-Roi(?) [Apr 1942 new]; Apr 1943 renamed 5./

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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