Second World War
Machine Gun Battalion, 16th Punjab Regiment
Formed 1 July 1942 at Sialkot.
Lahore District – 1 July 1942 to 1 August 1942
The battalion was raised at Sialkot on July 1st, 1942 and remained in Sialkot until it was converted to the 16th Punjab Anti-Tank Regiment, Indian Artillery on August 1st, 1942.
Service as 16th Punjab Anti-Tank Regiment, Indian Artillery
The batteries were numbered as the 32nd, 33rd, 34th, and 40th Anti-Tank Batteries during 1942-44. The 40th Battery was dropped in 1945. The regiment became the 16th (Reserve) Anti-Tank Regiment on July 15th, 1943 and served under the 14th Indian Training Division.
- Ryan, David A. (2016). Machine Gun Battalions [online]. Available from: http://ww2talk.com/index.php?threads/machine-gun-battalions.60788/page-2#post-704255. Accessed: 3 January 2017.