schwere Flak-Abteilung 137 (o)

Formed 4.42 in Halle with (until 7.42 known as Reserve-Flak-Abteilung 137):

Stab/Res.137 new
1./Res.137 from Res.Flak-Bttr. 137 T
2./Res.137 from s.Res.Flak-Bttr. 1./IV
3./Res.137 new
4./Res.137 from le.Res.Flak-Bttr. 2./III
5./Res.137 from le.Res.Flak-Bttr. 5./III

In 7.42 reorganised as a schwere Flak-Abteilung:

4./Res.137 became 1./850, and was reformed from 1./464
5./Res.137 became 2./850

Disbanded in 4.43:

Stab/s.137 became Stab/373
1./s.137 became 4./164
2./s.137 became 4./297
3./s.137 became 4./505
4./s.137 became 8./325

Reformed 10.43 in Luftgau XI with:

Stab/s.137 new
1. - 4./s.137 new
5./s.137 from 7./112
6./s.137 from 8./112

Stab/s.137 was disbanded in 1.45, and 4./s.137 became 2./Flak-Regiment 56 in 12.44.

2./s.137 was known as RAD 3./314, 4./s.137 as RAD 9./124, and another Batterie probably as RAD 4./310.

Service:

Fieldpost numbers: Stab (22541; from 10.43: 52345), 1. Batterie (21105; from 10.43: 50033), 2. Batterie (32437; from 10.43: 53250), 3. Batterie (24702; from 10.43: 51158), 4. Batterie (35633; from 7.42: 26865; from 10.43: 54967), 5. Batterie (36478; from 10.43: 55374), 6. Batterie (52585)*

* the number 44863 was issued for the Kolonne/137, but was withdrawn immediately


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