159 Parachute Light Regiment RA

159 Parachute Light Regiment was formed in January 1945 by conversion of 159 Field Regiment RA. In January 1947 it was re-designated 87 Parachute Light Regiment RA.

Jan 45 Formed from 159 Field Regiment Secunderabad, India
Jan 45 44 Indian Airborne Division India
Nov 45 2 Indian Airborne Division India

 

Batteries

Jan 45 553, 554, 555

 

Equipment

Jan 45 75 mm Pack Howitzer

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45