13th Parachute Battalion (TA)

13th Parachute Battalion (TA)

The 13th (Lancashire) Parachute Battalion (TA) was re-designated 13 PARA (TA) in 1948.

In October 1956 it amalgamated with 12 PARA to form 12/13 PARA (TA).

Commanding Officers:

1947-52      Lt Col DR Hunter, MC (13 PARA from 1948)
1952-4        Lt Col P Cleasby-Thompson, MBE, MC
1954-6        Lt Col R Crawshaw, OBE

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