154 Gurkha Parachute Battalion

154 Gurkha Parachute Battalion

The 154th Gurkha Parachute Battalion was formed from the 3rd Battalion 7th Gurkha Rifles in August 1943 and served with the 50th (Indian) Parachute Brigade.

It was re-designated the 3rd Battalion The Indian Parachute Regiment in March 1945, which was in turn disbanded in October 1946.

Commanding Officers:

1943           Lt Col H Parsons
1943-4        Lt Col GHW Bond
1944-6        Lt Col J White. (3 (Indian) PARA 1945-6)

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