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4th Battalion, Parachute Regiment

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The 4th Battalion, Parachute Regiment (4 PARA), is an Army Reserve unit of the British Army. Now recruiting across the United Kingdom originally the Battalion covered the North of England, with its headquarters located in Pudsey, West Yorkshire. Following the Options for Change review in 1993, 4 PARA amalgamated with the 15th (Scottish) Battalion of the Parachute Regiment (XV PARA), which was downsized and became 15 (Scottish) Company of 4 PARA. As part of further changes in 1999 (Strategic Defence Review), the Battalion also merged with the 10th (Volunteer) Battalion which then became 10 (London) Company. Under the Army 2020 plan, it formed a reserve air assault infantry battalion of 16 Air Assault Brigade. History The original 4th Parachute Battalion was formed in 1942 and saw service in; *Algeria ( as part of the British 1st Airborne Division during Operation Torch) *Tunisia (Supporting American forces) In 1943 Operation Avalanche (Invasion of Italy) was launched and
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