4th Reserve Division (People's Republic of China)

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4th Reserve Division (1955–58)
CountryPeople's Republic of China
BranchPeople's Liberation Army
RoleReserve Infantry
Part ofChengdu Military Region
Garrison/HQBishan, Sichuan

4th Reserve Division(Chinese: 预备第4师) was formed in August 1955 in Chengdu Military Region. On February 15 1956, the division moved to Bishan, Sichuan.

As of its activation the division was composed of:

  • 10th Reserve Regiment;
  • 11th Reserve Regiment;
  • 12th Reserve Regiment;
  • Artillery Regiment;
  • Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment;
  • Sergeant Training Regiment.

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 1958 the division was demobilized, moving to Heilongjiang for agricultural missions.


  • Codification Committee of the Annals of Sichuan Province, Sichuan Shengzhi Junshizhi [Annals of Sichuan Province - Military Annals], Chengdu, Sichuan People's Publishing House, 1999, p.85