155th Division (People's Republic of China)

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155th Division (1948–50)
Active 1948.11 - 1950.4
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry
Part of 42nd Corps
Engagements Chinese Civil War

The 155th Division(Chinese: 第155师) was created in November 1948 under the Regulation of the Redesignations of All Organizations and Units of the Army, issued by Central Military Commission on November 1, 1948,[1] basing on the 9th Independent Division of Northeastern People's Liberation Army, formed in January.

The division was a part of 42nd Corps.Under the flag of 155th division it took part in the Chinese civil war. In April 1950 the division was disbanded, and its divisional HQ was re-organized as HQ of 8th Artillery Division.

As of disbandment the division was composed of:

  • 463rd Regiment;
  • 464th Regiment;
  • 465th Regiment.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 《中央军委关于统一全军组织及部队番号的规定》, http://blog.sina.com.cn/s/blog_7254c7350100xb56.html