159 Parachute Light Regiment RA was formed in January 1945 by conversion of 159 Field Regiment RA. In January 1947 it was re-designated 87 Parachute Light Regiment RA.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|Jan 45||Formed from 159 Field Regiment||Secunderabad, India|
|Jan 45||44 Indian Airborne Division||India|
|Nov 45||2 Indian Airborne Division||India|
|Jan 45||553, 554, 555|
|Jan 45||75 mm Pack Howitzer|