11th Parachute Battalion (TA)

11th Parachute Battalion (TA)

The Territorial Army 11th Parachute Battalion was formed from the 8th Battalion Middlesex Regiment (TA) in 1947 and formed part of the 16th Airborne Division (TA).

It was re-designated 11 PARA (TA) in 1948 and reverted again to the 8th Battalion Middlesex Regiment (TA) in August 1956.

Commanding Officers:

1947-8        Lt Col CFH Gough, MC
1948-53      Lt Col S Terrell, OBE. (11 PARA)
1953-6        Lt Col RA Corby, OBE, TD, DL. (11 PARA)

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  • Citation for award of OBE to Lt Col S Terrell, New Year's Honours List 1952.

    Citation for award of OBE to Lt Col S Terrell, New Year's Honours List 1952.

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  • Newspaper article on Exercise Slipstream RAF Mildenhall April 1952

    Newspaper article on Exercise Slipstream RAF Mildenhall April 1952

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