5 Field Squadron

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5 FIELD SQUADRON

Jan 1949 – Jun 1950

5-field-squadron

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Did not have many informations about this squadron

 here in hameln,

but maybe someone know more about!

Feel free to contact me, please!

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DatesLocationdeploymentunder command:Sub-units – Remarks
May 1947Dutch East Indies
Aug 1947Germany: Aldershot Barracks, Iserlohn2 Division
Jul 194823 Field Engineer RegimentCame under command 23 Field Engineer Regiment
Jan 1949Germany: Hameln23 Field Engineer Regiment
Jul 1950Germany: Napier Bks, Dortmund23 Field Engineer Regiment
May 1958Germany: Iserlohn4 Div Engineerssupport of 5 Inf Bde
Mar 1960Germany: Alanbrooke Barracks, Paderborn4 Div Engineerssupport of 5 Inf Bde
Jan 19644 Div EngineersSp to 20 Armd Bde
Apr 196926 Engineer Regiment4 Div Engineers renamed 26 Engineer Regiment
Nov 1970Germany: Corunna Barracks, Iserlohn26 Engineer Regiment
30 Apr 1971
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05 Aug 1971
Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh 21 Engineer RegimentInfantry role
6 Mar 1973
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6 Jul 1973
Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly
Long Kesh 
21 Engineer RegimentInfantry role
8 Jul 1974
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8 Nov 1974
Northern Ireland Tour:
Londonderry
21 Engineer RegimentInfantry role
Jan 19783 Armd Div Engr Regiment26 Engineer Regiment renamed 3 Armd Div Engr Regiment
28 Mar 1979
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26 Jul 1979
Northern Ireland Tour:
Lurgan
HMP Maze
Portadown
3 Armd Div Engr RegimentInfantry role
198226 Engineer Regiment3 Armd Div Engr Regiment renamed 26 Engineer Regiment
Nov 1984
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Mar 1985
Falkland Islands37 Engineer Regiment 
19911st Gulf War
29 Oct 1992
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May 1993
Bosnia: OP GRAPPLE 1, 3 Tp attached 37 Fd Sqn
May 199322 Engineer RegimentTransferred to 22 Engineer Regiment
1994England: Swinton Bks, Perham DownJoined remainder of regiment
08 Sept 1995
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20 Dec 1995
Bosnia: Gornji Vakuf  OP GRAPPLE 7
20 Dec 1995
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15 Mar 1996
Bosnia: Gornji Vakuf 'OP RESOLUTE'
Dec 1997
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May 1998
 Northern Ireland TourInfantry role
Mar 1999
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Sept 1999
Bosnia22 Engineer Regiment
22 Engineer Regiment5 Armoured Engineer Squadron
c2007England: Swinton Bks, Perham Down22 Engineer Regiment

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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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