12 Field Squadron

12 FIELD SQUADRON RE

Aug 1992 – Apr 1999

12FldSqna

Did not have many informations about this squadron

 here in hameln,

but maybe someone know more about!

Feel free to contact me, please!

DatesLocationdeploymentunder command:Sub-units – Remarks
19471st Infantry Division REMiddle East
Formed by reeds of
238 Field Coy RE
May 1948Libya22 Field Engineer Regiment
Apr 1951Libya:
Benghazi
28 Field Engineer Regiment
Jun 1951Korea28 Field Engineer Regiment
1955.04England:
Devizes
28 Field Engineer Regiment
Jun 1956

Jun 1957
Christmas Island28 Field Engineer Regiment
Redesignated
12 Independent
Field Squadron,
absorbing 81 Indep Fd Sqn
Mar 1958Christmas IslandIndependent
in sp of
36 Corps Engr Regt
Mar 1959England:
Barton Stacey
in sp
2 Bde Gp
in 3 Div.
Nov 195912 Field SquadronReduced to cadre
Dez 1960England:
Ripon
38 Corps Engineer Regiment63 Fd Sqn
renumbered
12 Fd Sqn
Oct 1963

Oct 1964
Aden
Dec 1964Germany:
Roberts Bks,
Osnabruck
25 Corps Engineer Regiment
1969.0425 Engineer RegimentRegiment
renamed
25 Engineer Regiment
1972Northern Ireland:
Short Strand Belfast
23 Engineer Regiment(Information by Tony)
1 Aug 1973

30 Nov 1973
Northern Ireland:
East Belfast
25 Engineer RegimentInfantry role
26 Feb 1975

26 Jun 1975
Northern Ireland:
Ballykelly
Sept 19762 Armd Div Engr Regt23 & 25 Eng Regts amalgamated to form
2 Armd Div Engr Regt
9 Jun 1977

11 Oct 1977
Northern Ireland:
Belfast
(City Centre/Markets)
2 Armd Div Engr RegtInfantry Role
22 Feb 1979

21 Jun 1979
Northern Ireland:
Ballykelly
2 Armd Div Engr RegtInfantry Role
2 Oct 1979
-
2 Feb 1980
Northern Ireland:
Belfast (Monagh)
2 Armd Div Engr RegtInfantry Role
198225 Engineer Regiment2 Armd Div Engr Regt renamed
25 Engineer Regiment
Sep 1990

Apr 1991
Kuwait:
‘Op GRANBY’
1992Northern Ireland:
Antrim???
25 Engineer Regiment
Aug 1992Germany:
Bindon Barracks,
Hameln
28 Amphibious Engineer Regiment
6 Mar 1993

5 Sep 1993
Northern Ireland:
1994Northern Ireland:
Antrim
25 Engineer Regiment
May 1994Germany:
Bindon Barracks,
Hameln
Renamed
12 (Nova Scotia) Headquarters
Squadron
Apr 1999Germany:
Bindon Barracks,
Hameln
Disbanded

Special thanks to

Alan Young from British Army Units

who collected all these dates!

1973 – FLOATATION EXERCISE at OHR PARK – 12 (Nova) Scotia Field Squadron – Memories by Cliff Russel

© Arnd Wöbbeking © Photos by Cliff Russel The 12 (Nova Scotia) Field Squadron, was based in Hameln between 1992 and 1999 and attached to the 28 Amphibious Engineer and later to the 28 Engineer Regiment. But it was not the first time this Squadron had been around, because this Squadron also participated in various …

2 Kommentare

  1. Arnd Wöbbeking

    Thanks Tony for further information!

    Cheers Arnd

  2. Tony Sweet

    Hallo Arndt,
    Ich war nach mein zeit in Hameln, nach Osnabrück versetzt zur 12 Sqn. es fehlt in dein
    Chronik, Short Strand, Belfast, 1972. mit 23 Regt.
    Ich habe auch fotos von 12 Sqn. falls du intresse hast? (dumme frage, oder?).
    Tony

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