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Marine-Schützen-Bataillone



Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 100

Formed 11.44 in Gotenhafen under Marine-Division Gotenhafen*. Renamed 106 in 2.45.

* Marine-Division Gotenhafen was apparently formed to control the 10 battalions (100 - 109). No details of combat are available, but nr. 107 - 109 are mentioned in the German Red Cross lists of missing persons (for example 124 persons missing from bataillon 109), so they all probably saw combat defending Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 101

Formed 12.44 in Gotenhafen under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 102

Formed 1945 in Gotenhafen under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 103

Formed 1945 in Gotenhafen under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 104

Formed 12.44 in Gotenhafen under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 105

Formed 1945 in Gotenhafen under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 106

Formed 2.45 in Gotenhafen (from 106) under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 107

Formed 3.45 in Gotenhafen under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 108

Formed 3.45 in Gotenhafen under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 109

Formed 3.45 in Gotenhafen from 3. Marine-Ersatz-Abteilung, under Marine-Division Gotenhafen.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 120

Formed 3.45 in Pillau under Festung Pillau (under Army command).


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 121

Formed 3.45 in Pillau under Festung Pillau (under Army command).


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 122

Formed 3.45 in Pillau under Festung Pillau (under Army command).


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 123

Formed 3.45 in Pillau under Festung Pillau (under Army command).


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 124

Formed 3.45 in Pillau under Festung Pillau (under Army command).


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 125

Formed 3.45 in Pillau under Festung Pillau (under Army command).


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 126

Formed 3.45 in Swinemünde under Festung Swinemünde. Used to form the 3. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 127

Formed 3.45 in Swinemünde under Festung Swinemünde. Used to form the 3. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 128

Formed 3.45 in Swinemünde under Festung Swinemünde. Used to form the 3.Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 129

Formed 3.45 in Swinemünde under Festung Swinemünde. Used to form the 3. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 130

Formed 3.45 in Swinemünde under Festung Swinemünde. Used to form the 3. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 131

Formed 3.45 in Swinemünde under Festung Swinemünde. Used to form the 3. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 250

Formed 10.44 in Estonia, bu apparently disbanded again 12.44. Details are unknown.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 301

Formed 11.44 in the Hamburg area(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 302

Formed 11.44 in the Hamburg area(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 303

Formed 11.44 in the Glückstadt area(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 304

Formed 11.44 in the Glückstedt area(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 305

Formed 11.44 in Wesermünde from the 4. Marine-Lehr-Abteilung. 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 306

Formed 11.44 in the Wesermünde area(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 307

Formed 11.44 in the Wesermünde-Cuxhaven area(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 308

Formed 11.44 in the Cuxhaven area(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 309

Formed 11.44 in the Wilhelmshaven area(?). Saw action at Marienburg and Elbing.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 310

Formed 11.44 in Varel from 6. Marine-Lehr-Abteilung. Apparently remained behind when Marine-Schützen-Regiment 3 went east, and was instead attached to Marine-Schützen-Regiment 4. 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 311

Formed 11.44 in Varel from parts of the 4. Marine-Ersatz-Abteilung(?). Saw action at Marienburg and Elbing.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 312

Formed 11.44 in the Wilhelmshaven area(?). Saw action at Marienburg and Elbing.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 313

Formed 11.44 in the Emden area(?). Not used to form the 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division. Served in Emsland (from 2.45 under Seekommandant Elbe-Weser). In 3.45 a unit was formed in Cuxhaven - Marine-Lehr-Bataillon 313 (Alarm-Bataillon Cuxhaven). This unit is probably Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 313.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 314

Formed 11.44 in the Emden area(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 315

Formed 11.44 in the Emden area(?). Apparently not used to form the 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division, but is mentioned under Marine-Schützen-Regiment 3 at Marienburg and Elbing.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 316

Formed 11.44 in the Emden(?). 2.45 used to form 1. Marine-Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 357

See Marine-Festungs-Bataillon 357


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 501

Formed 10.44 in the Balkans (Commander: Dorfner) from Hafenkommandant Sulina. Covered the withdrawal from the Balkans, and was again disbanded 11.44. Subordinated to Admiral Schwarzes Meer(?).


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 502

Formed 10.44 in the Balkans. Covered the withdrawal from the Balkans, and was again disbanded 11.44. Subordinated to Admiral Schwarzes Meer(?).


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 581

Formed 10.44 in Zara (Balkans) from Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung 540. Served under the XV. Gebirgs-Korps at Sebenico and Knin. 108 persons are still missing, according to the German Red Cross lists.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 582

Formed 10.44 in North Dalmatien. Served under the XV. Gebirgs-Korps at Sebenico and Knin. Disbanded 1.45, according to the Feldpostübersicht.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 583

Formed 10.44 in North Dalmatien. Served under the XV. Gebirgs-Korps at Sebenico and Knin.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 744(?)

Mentioned 4.45 (Commander: Küster), no details. Might even be an entry error.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 979

Formed 4.45 in Waren/Müritz from Bereitstellungs-Abteilung der Kleinkampfverbände. Served under the 281. Infanterie-Division.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon 1011

Formed 3.45 in Swinemünde from 1. Abteilung der Schnellboot-Lehrdivision. (Commander: Meyering)


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon Scharnhorst

Formed 1945 in Gotenhafen. Only mentioned in German Red Cross lists.


Marine-Schützen-Bataillon Wachtel

Formed 10.44 in Dubrovnik from Marine-Artillerie-Abteilung 612. Covered the withdrawal from the Balkans, and was disbanded in early 1945.