Luftnachrichten-Regiment 24

Kommandeure:

  • Oberst Heinrich Gerlach, 22 Mar 1941 - Aug 1941
  • Obstlt Walter Bauerschöfer, Aug 1941 - 1942

Activated Mar 1941 in Breslau(?) for with:

  • Stab/24 new with:
    • Kraftwagen-Werkstatt-Zug new(?)
    • Stab II./24 (Telegrafenbau) from Stab/Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 1 with:
      • 4./24 from 1./Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 1
      • 5./24 from 2./Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 1
      • 6./24 from 3./Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 1
      • Gerätekolonne from Gerätekolonne/Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 1 (disbanded Nov 1944)
      • Transportkolonne new (disbanded Feb 1944)
    • Stab III./24 (Telegrafenbau) from Stab./Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 4 with:
      • 7./24 from 1./Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 4
      • 8./24 from 2./Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 4
      • 9./24 from 3./Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 4
      • Gerätekolonne from Gerätekolonne/Luftnachricten-Telegrafenbau-Abteilung zbV 4
      • Transportkolonne new (disbanded Feb 1944)

In Aug 1941 Stab/Ln.Rgt.24 became Stab/ and I. - III./24 now became independent.

In Jan 1945 9./Ln.Rgt.24 became 5./ and Gerätekolonne III./Ln.Rgt.24 became Gerätekolonne II./; Stab III./Ln.Rgt.24 and 5./Ln.Rgt.24 was disbanded. Apparently 4., 6. and 7./Ln.Rgt.24 was also disbanded at this time.

Service:

  • Apr 1941 to Bukarest (
  • Apr 1941 - May 1941 operated in Romania and Greece, then back to Bukarest (now also joined by III./24 from Poland)
  • Jun 1941 in Romania, attached to
  • Jul 1941 III./24 at Balti (Belzy)
  • Aug 1941 now attached to
  • 13 Sep 1941 Stab/24 at Kirowograd
  • 25 Oct 1941 III./24 to Charkow
  • 24 Dec 1941 Stab/24 at Dnjepropetrowsk, II./24 in Charkow-Poltawa area, III./24 in Pawlograd-Dnjepropetrowsk area (III. Abt. was attached to II./24 attached to
  • Sep 1942 II./24 at Kropotkin, still attached to
  • 29 Oct 1942 II./24 moved to Holland, attached to (until 24 Feb 1943)
  • 24 Feb 1943 II./24 moved to Bukarest
  • 11 Mar 1943 III./24 left Krivoi Rog, and moved to Bukarest
  • Jul 1943 4./24 moved to Bulgaria
  • early 1944 8./24 in Belgrade
  • 1944 II./24 at Ploesti
  • Jun 1944 Stab III./24 and Gerätekolonne moved from Bukarest to Sofia (7./24 also in Sofia)
  • Aug 1944 II./24 moved to Hungary (4./24 to Nisch), III./24 moved to Belgrade
  • 1945 remnants in Hungary

This webpage was updated 11th January 2022

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