143rd Division (2nd Formation)(People's Republic of China)

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143rd Division (1951–52)
Active 1951.3 - 1952.12
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry
Part of 48th Corps
Engagements Chinese Civil War

The 143rd Division (Chinese: 第143师)(2nd formation) was formed in March 1951 in Hunan.

The division was part of 48th Corps.

In March 1952, the division was detached from the corps and transferred to Zhongnan Military Region's control.

In December 1952 the division was inactivated and converted to 28th Aviation Division.

As of inactivation the division was composed of:

  • 427th Regiment;
  • 428th Regiment;
  • 429th Regiment.

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