12th /13th PARA was created from an amalgamation of both TA Parachute Battalions in October 1956 and formed part of the 44th Independent Parachute Brigade Group (TA).
It amalgamated with 17 PARA (TA) in 1967 to form 4 PARA (V).
|1956||Lt Col JWB Marshall|
|1956-57||Lt Col R Crawshaw, OBE|
|1957-61||Lt Col G Pollard, OBE, MC, MM, TD|
|1961-64||Lt Col G W Hawkes, MC|
|1964-66||Lt Col PJ O’Kane|