14th Parachute Battalion (TA)

14th Parachute Battalion (TA)

The 14th Parachute Battalion (TA) was formed from the 5th Battalion Royal Hampshire Regiment (TA) in May 1947, serving with the 4th Parachute Brigade of the 16th Airborne Division (TA).

In April 1956 it reverted back to the 5th Battalion Royal Hampshire Regiment (TA).

Commanding Officers:


1947-8        Lt Col FM Bucher, DSO
1948-9        Lt Col AGF Munro
1949-51      Lt Col RGF Frisby, DSO, MC
1951-4        Lt Col HD Nelson-Smith, MC
1954-6        Lt Col HW Le Patourel, VC   

   

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  • 16 Airborne Division Rifle Competition Report 1953

    16 Airborne Division Rifle Competition Report 1953

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