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Southern Army Division
Södra arméfördelningen
Södra arméfördelningen vapen.svg
Active 1941-2000
Country Sweden
Allegiance Swedish Armed Forces
Branch Swedish Army
Type Infantry
Size Army Division
Part of Skaraborg Regiment (1946–1984)
North Scanian Regiment (1984–1994)
Southern Military Area (1994–2000)
Garrison/HQ Kristianstad
March "Kavalleri V" (Lidner)[note 1]

The Southern Army Division (Swedish language: Södra arméfördelningen , 13. förd), was a division of the Swedish Army that operated in various forms from 1941 until 2000. Its staff was located in Kristianstad Garrison in Kristianstad.[2] The unit was disbanded as a result of the disarmament policies set forward in the Defence Act of 2000.

Commanding officers[edit | edit source]

  • 1994–1995: Colonel 1st Class Håkan Waernulf
  • 1995–1998: Colonel 1st Class Björn Ivar Hedskog
  • 1998–2000: Colonel 1st Class Mats Welff

Names, designations and locations[edit | edit source]

Name Translation From To
XIII. arméfördelningen XIII Army Division 1941-08-01 1966-09-30
13. arméfördelningen 13th Army Division 1966-10-01 1994-06-30
Södra arméfördelningen Southern Army Division 1994-07-01 1997-12-31
Designation From To
XIII. förd 1941-08-01 1966-09-30
13. förd 1966-10-01 1997-12-31
Location From To
Skövde Garrison 1941-08-01 1984-06-30
Kristianstad Garrison 1984-07-01 2000-06-30

See also[edit | edit source]

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. The march was established on 13 June 1996 by TFG 960005.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Sandberg 2007, p. 48
  2. Braunstein 2003, pp. 311–312

Print[edit | edit source]

  • Braunstein, Christian (2003) (in Swedish). Sveriges arméförband under 1900-talet. Skrift / Statens försvarshistoriska museer, 1101-7023 ; 5. Stockholm: Statens försvarshistoriska museer. ISBN 91-971584-4-5. 8902928. 
  • Sandberg, Bo (2007) (in Swedish). Försvarets marscher och signaler förr och nu: marscher antagna av svenska militära förband, skolor och staber samt igenkännings-, tjänstgörings- och exercissignaler (New ed.). Stockholm: Militärmusiksamfundet med Svenskt marscharkiv. ISBN 978-91-631-8699-8. 10413065. 

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