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Independent Division of Jiangsu Provincial Military District (2nd Formation)(People's Republic of China)
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army
Service history
Active 1976.5 - 1981.1
Role Infantry
Commanders
Insignia

On April 4, 1975, as 1st Independent Division of Jiangsu Provincial Military District was inactivated, the divisional HQ of 74th Army Division moved to Binhai, Jiangsu, taking command of four regiments(1st to 3rd infantry, artillery) left by 1st Independent division. In May the second formation of 1st Independent Division of Jiangsu Provincial Military District(Script error) was officially formed.

In January 1976 the division was renamed as Independent Division of Jiangsu Provincial Military District(Script error) following 2nd Independent Division of Jiangsu Provincial Military District's disbandment.

In early 1979, about 600 personnel from the division was transferred to Guangxi to take part in the Sino-Vietnamese War.

In January 1981 the division was disbanded. Its artillery regiment became Artillery Regiment, 3rd Garrison Division of Nanjing Military Region; its 2nd Infantry Regiment was disbanded; its 1st and 3rd Infantry Regiment became independent.

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