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9th Reserve Division (1956–57)
Active 1956-1957.3
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Type Division
Role Reserve Infantry
Part of Lanzhou Military Region
Garrison/HQ Zhangye, Gansu

9th Reserve Division(Chinese: 预备第9师) was formed in early 1956 in Lanzhou Military Region.

As of its activation the division was composed of:

  • 25th Reserve Regiment;
  • 26th Reserve Regiment;
  • 27th Reserve Regiment;
  • Artillery Regiment;
  • Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment;
  • Sergeant Training Regiment.

The division HQ stationed in Zhangye, Gansu, while its subordinated units spread along the Lanzhou–Xinjiang Railway.

The division was fully manned and equipped. During its short-lived existence the division was focused on the training of officers and sergeants.

In March 1957 the division was disbanded.

References[edit | edit source]

  • 《甘肃省志·军事志》,p.1196-1197

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