12th/13th (Yorks and Lancs) Battalion The Parachute Regiment (TA)

12th/13th (Yorks and Lancs) Battalion The Parachute Regiment (TA)

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).

Commanding Officers:

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

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  • Invitation to the 12th/13th Battalion Annual Regimental Ball, 1962.

    Invitation to the 12th/13th Battalion Annual Regimental Ball, 1962.

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