26 Field Engineer Regiment

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26 FIELD ENGINEER REGIMENT

1950 – 1958

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The Sign above shows the reworked Main Entrance Shield of the Regiment, in front of Gordon Barracks Hameln!

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DatesLocationdeploymentunder command:Sub-units – Remarks
11.1950Gordon Barracks, HamelnFormed for 11 Armoured Division7 Field Squadron from 21 Regiment
29 Independent Field Squadron provided Park Troop as basis for
43 Field Park Squadron
60 Field Squadron was newly raised
04.195611 Armoured Division was renamed 4 Division
11.1957Renamed 4 Division Engineers7 Fd Sqn to 5 Division
29 Fd Sqn remained in
4 Division
60 Fd Sqn disbanded
43 Fd Pk Sqn went to
2 Division.

 

Thanks to Alan Young from http://british-army-units1945on.co.uk/ for his great job to find out all these dates!

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1957 – 26 Field Engineer Regiment – 60 Field Squadron RE – John Bridgwood-Pt.2 – Bridging Exercise at Polle

© John Bridgwood & Arnd Wöbbeking John Bridgwood, was a young sapper as he comes to Hameln! He was attached to 60 Field Squadron RE. The Squadron was a part of 26 Field Engineer Regiment and were based here in Gordon Barracks from 1950 to 1958, then in 1958 the Regiment was disbanded also here in Hameln. …

1957 – 26 Field Engineer Regiment – 60 Field Squadron RE – John Bridgwood-Pt.1

© John Bridgwood & Arnd Wöbbeking John Bridgwood, was a young sapper as he comes to Hameln! He was attached to 60 Field Squadron RE. The Squadron was a part of 26 Field Engineer Regiment and were based here in Gordon Barracks from 1950 to 1958, then in 1958 the Regiment was disbanded also here in Hameln. …

1954-57 – 26 Field Engineer Regiment – 60 Field Squadron RE – Memories of Derek Hallam

© Derek Hallam & Arnd Wöbbeking Für mich ist es immer sehr interessant das Netz zu durchsuchen um Informationen zu erhalten, über britische Einheiten, die in Hameln stationiert gewesen sind. Vor ein paar Wochen bin ich durch so eine suche auf die Webseite von Derek Hallam gestossen. Derek ist inzwischen 80 Jahre jung und lebt …

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