35 Engineer Regiment

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35 ARMY ENGINEER REGIMENT

1948 – 1957

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35 CORPS ENGINEER REGIMENT

1957 – 1977

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4th ARMOURED DIVISION ENGINEER REGIMENT

1977 – 1982

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35 ENGINEER REGIMENT

1982 – now

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35 Engineer Regiment RE
DatePlace / notesSub units / remarks
35 Army Engineer Regiment
1948Formed at Crowborough,
England from 29 Army Troops Engineer
62, 64 and 65 Fd Sqns
and 63 Fd Pk Sqn
1948Libya
1950Canal Zone, Egypt
195062 Sqn renumbered 16 Sqn,
64 Sqn renumbered 42 Sqn,
65 Sqn renumbered 30 Sqn,
63 Sqn renumbered 18 Sqn.
16, 30 and 42 Fd Sqns
and 18 Fd Pk Sqn
Januar 1954Cyprus
December 1955England: Ripon:
18 Fd Pk Sqn transferred to 37 Regt in Cyprus.
6, 30 and 42 Fd Sqns
Aug-Nov 1956 England: Marchwood
Nov 56 - Jan 57Middle East: Port Said then Cyprus‘Op Musketeer’ (Suez Invasion)
in the Port Op role.
Nov 1957Germany: Roberts Bks, Osnabruck16, 30 and 42 Fd Sqns
Joined 11 Engineer Group,
1 (BR) Corps as Corps Engineer Regt.
Nov 1957Renamed 35 Corps Engineer Regiment
Sept 1964Germany: Gordon Bks, Hameln
Sept 196429 Fd Sqn (Hameln) transferred to Regt and
65 Corps Fd Park Sqn came under command.
16 Fd Sqn transferred to HQRE 2 Div.
29, 30 & 42 Fd Sqns,
65 Corps Fd Pk Sqn
Sep 66 - 1967Aden30 Fd Sqn
Jan 6865 Corps Fd Park Sqn became 65 Corps Sup Sqn.29, 30 & 42 Fd Sqns,
65 Corps Sup Sqn & 44 Fd Sup Sqn
1969Regt was renamed 35 Engineer Regiment
Nov 197030 Fd Sqn moved to 32 Armd Engr Regt:
44 Fd Sup Sqn joined from 26 Engr Regt
29 & 42 Fd Sqns,
65 Corps Sup Sqn & 44 Fd Sup Sqn
Apr - Jul 72Northern Ireland
under command 21 Engr Regt.
42 Fd Sqn - Infantry Role
29 Dec 72 - 30 Mar 73Northern Ireland Tour:
East Belfast
Infantry Role
Nov 74 - Feb 75Northern Ireland Tour:
42 Fd Sqn - Infantry Role
Apr 7637 Fd Sqn under local command
Oct 76 - Feb 77Northern Ireland42 Fd Sqn - Infantry Role
Dec 1977Regiment became
4 Armoured Division Engineer Regiment
4 Armoured Division Engineer Regiment
Dec 1977Gordon Bks, HamelnFormed by rides of
35 Engineer Regiment:
29, 37 & 42 Fd Sqns,
65 Corps Sup and 44 Fd Sup Sqns
23 Jan - 27 Apr 78Northern Ireland Tour: Armagh
1980u/c29, 37 & 42 Fd Sqns,
44 Fd Sup Sqn
Jan to April 80Northern Ireland Tour44 Fd Sup Sqn
23 Feb - 24 Jun 80: Northern Ireland Tour:
Ballykelly
37 Fd Sqn
23 Jun - 6 Nov 80: 29 Fd Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: BallykellyNorthern Ireland Tour:
Ballykelly
29 Fd Sqn
20 Mar - 21 Jul 81: 42 Fd Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: BallykellyNorthern Ireland Tour:
Ballykelly
42 Fd Sqn
1982Renamed 35 Engineer Regiment
35 Engineer Regiment
1982Germany: Gordon Bks, HamelnFrom
4 Armd Div Engr Regt:
29, 37 & 42 Fd Sqns,
44 Fd Sp Sqn
198444 Fd Sp Sqn u/c 4 Armd Div
Oct 91 - Mar 92Northern Ireland Tour42 Fd Sqn
Apr 9265 Corps Sup Sqn
to
28 Amphibious Engineer Regt
Sep 92 - Mar 93Northern Ireland Tour29 Fd Sqn
29 Oct 92 - May 93Bosnia-Herzegovina:
Op Grapple 1
37 & 42 Fd Sqns,
44 Fd Sp Sqn
519 STRE (Const) attached
Jun -Nov 95Ploce, Bosnia:
Op Grapple Surge
To build a camp for
24 Air Mobile Bde
199944 Fd Sup Sqn re-organised as 44 HQ Sqn
1999Germany: Barker Barracks, Paderborn44 HQ, 29, 37,
42 & 77 Armd Engr Sqns
Supports 20 Armoured Brigade
1 Dec 9942 Fd Sqn to 28 Engineer Regiment 44 HQ Sqn, 29,
37 and 77 Armd Engr Sqns
Oct 11 - Apr 12Afghanistan:
Op Herrick 15
20 Armoured Brigade

 

 

 

 

1963 – 29 Field Squadron – Ravelin Bridge Camp memories by John Donaldson

© Arnd Wöbbeking & John Donaldson John Donaldson, L / Cpl was stationed here in Hameln from 1962-1967. He was with 29 Field Squadron which has been part of the 35 Engineer Regiment. Like so many, the Sappers of this squadron have learned to build and practice bridges. This photo series shows the construction of a …

1990/11/30 – 1990/12/02 – Swim for Janey / Schwimmen für Janey

I think all knows, the British always have a „Heart for Children“.  So also in November 28th 1990. Tommo Thomas, Steve Goodman, Colin Kerr, Randy Radall, Taff Williams, Bill McGonagle, Dave Jones, Paul Newman and Kevin Walford jumped into water to swim until 48 hours a 200 km long distance. The aim of this was …

1965/05/27 – David „Jock“ Provan – 29 Field Squadron RE – ✝

Am 27 Mai des Jahres 1965 ereignete sich auf dem Weg in das Manöver „Canal Turn“ ein schwerer Unfall. David Provan, der gerade eben erst seine Driving Licence für ein Linkslenker gemacht hat, streifte mit seinem 3t-Bedford RL dabei ein parkendes Auto. Durch den Aufprall auf das parkende Fahrzeug, schleuderte der LKW herum, rutschte durch einen …

1978/11/10 – Bridge Demolition Exercise in Hagenohsen

© Sapper Magazin Some month ago I met Alan Wilkinson on Facebook. He posted there a cover of the Sapper Magazin. He was photographed during his job on top of the Valentini-Bridge between Hagenohsen and Kirchohsen in November 1978! A few weeks later I donated some photos to the Sapper Magazine about the Bicycle Day 2015 and …

1989/03/30 – Accident on the Dueth Training Area – Unfall auf dem Dueth Trainingsgelände

© Arnd Wöbbeking & DEWEZET Am 30.03.1989 ereignete sich während einer Fahrschulausbildung auf dem Trainingsgelände in Rohrsen ein schwerer Unfall. Der Fahrschüler eines FV432 versteuerte sich und brachte sein Fahrzeug zum kippen! Der Fahrschüler überlebte diesen Unfall zum Glück, allerdings mit Verbrennungen und Prellungen!  +++ On 30.03.1989 during a driver training at the training ground …

35 Engr Regt – WkSp – Wall Plaque

1997/07/07 – 1997/07/18 – EXERCISE Neptunes Precision – Photos by Andreas Warnecke

© Andreas Warnecke Tolle Fotos von Andreas Warnecke. Die Fotos sind alle auf dem Wasserübungsplatz des Holzmindener PioBtl. der Bundeswehr an der Weser entstanden! Vielen Dank Andreas für diese Galerie!  — — —

1993/11/08 – 1993/11/11 – EXERCISE „FORESIGHT“ – Photos by Karp, Uhde, Neumann

(c) Sven Karp, Eckhard Uhde, Michael Neumann, Arnd Wöbbeking Die Marienburg bei Nordstemmen war in jedem Herbst ein viel besuchter Ort von Manövertruppen und Manövergästen. Nach dem Fall des Eisernen Vorhanges wurden die Übungen erheblich reduziert. Und trotzdem gab es unterhalb der Burg an der Landstraße zwischen Nordstemmen und der B3 noch viele Manöverbewegungen. Die …

35 Engr Regt – WkSp REME – Wall Plaque

1983 – 44 Field Support Squadron RE – Squadronphoto

@ by the unknown photographer   This Squadronphoto was taken in Gordon Barracks Hameln. Found in a bin!

1974 – 44 Field Support Squadron RE – Squadronphoto

@ by the photographer   This Squadronphoto was taken  in Gordon Barracks Hameln. Sent in by Gerald Knowles. Thanks for support! 

1970/07/13 – Rausschmiss im Sessel

(c) DEWEZET Commander of 35 Engineer Regiment J.H.G. Stevens, said „Good bye“ to Hameln! +++ +++ +++ ++++

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