169th Division (People's Republic of China)

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169th Division (1949–50)
Active 1949.4 - 1950.8
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Infantry

The 169th Division (Chinese: 第169师) was created on April 1949 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 3rd Training and Consolidation Division of Northeastern Military Region.

The division was basically a second-line unit and never went into battle.

In July 1950 the division was disbanded and reorganized as border troops.

As of July 1950 the division was composed of:

  • 505th Regiment;
  • 506th Regiment;
  • 507th 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