Personnel Strength

Personnel strength on 1 October 1943.
Authorized strength Actual strength Shortage
Officers 455 434 21
Non-commissioned officers 3 223 2 965 2581
Privates 13 141 13 141 0
Auxiliary volunteers 0 0 0
Total 16 841 16 820 21

Personnel Losses

Losses between 2 September 1943 and 1 October.
Dead Wounded Missing Sick Other Total
Officers 0 0 0 4 18 22
Enlisted 17 37 8 468 263 793
Total 17 37 8 472 281 815

Personnel Replacements

Replacements between 2 September 1943 and 1 October 1943.
Replacements Formerly wounded or missing Total
Officers 7 2 9
Enlisted 117 111 228
Total 124 113 237

Vacation

Number of personnel who, on 1 October 1943, had not been on vacation in the last:

  • 12 to 18 months: 1903
  • 19 to 24 months: 18
  • More than 24 months: 3

Between 2 September 1943 and 1 October 1943, a total of 310 vacations were authorized.

Vehicle Strength

Vehicle strength on 1 October 1943.
Vehicle Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair2
Armored Vehicles
Assault guns 0 0 0
Pz Kpfw III (Flamm) 7 6 1
Pz Kpfw IV 93 63 1
Pz Kpfw Panther 0 0 0
Tigers 0 0 0
Reconnaissance and observation vehicles 327 313 6
Tank destroyers 45 20 0
Motorcycles
Tracked 4 3 0
With sidecar 287 346 14
Other 711 643 19
Personnel cars
Cross-country 778 585 24
Other 172 158 8
Trucks
Maultiere 34 256 3
Cross-country 1944 1914 17
Other 21
Capacity 4675 t 4351 t 78 t
Prime movers
Sd Kfz 6, Sd Kfz 10, and Sd Kfz 11 158 159 4
Sd Kfz 7, Sd Kfz 8, and Sd Kfz 9 71 71 1
Raupenschlepper Ost 0 0 0

Weapon Strength

Weapon strength on 1 October 1943.
Equipment Authorized strength Combat ready Short-term repair
Anti-tank guns 24 34 5
Field artillery 62 62 0
M G 34 263 269 0
M G 42 722 723 0
8 cm Gr W 42 6 0 0
Self-propelled 2 cm Flak 383 28 22 0

Notes

  1. Shortage filled by privates. Back
  2. Within three weeks. Back
  3. Described in December 1943 report as self-propelled Flakvierling. As the December 1943 report came after the division was moved to the Eastern Front, it may not be the same weapon. Back

Sources

  1. Meldung vom 1. Oktober 1943. 1. Panzer-Division, 1943. 3 p. 1.Pz.Div. Ia Nr. 766/43 g.Kdos. NARA T78 R616.