60 Field Squadron

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60 FIELD SQUADRON

Dec 1950 – 1958

Did not have many informations about this

 squadron here in hameln,

but maybe someone know more about!

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DatesLocationdeploymentunder command:Sub-units – Remarks
Dec 1950Germany: Hameln26 Field Engineer RegimentFormed
1958Disbanded when 26 Regt became HQRE 4 Div
Apr 1964England: Shorncliffe36 Engineer RegimentReformed
Nov 64
-
Aug 65
AdenRelieved 5004 Airfd Const Sqn RAF
Aug 1965England: Maidstone36 Engineer Regiment
Mar 1967
-
Oct 1967
Aden
Dec 1969
-
Aug 1970
Gibraltar: HQ, 2 and 3 troop: 1 troop went to Cyprus
7 Sep 1970
-
12 Jan 1971
Northern Ireland: Long Kesh
1 Nov 1972
-
28 Feb 1973
Northern Ireland: Long Kesh
Apr 1977England: Waterbeach39 Engineer Regiment
Apr 1977Renamed 60 Field Support Squadron
Aug 1982
-
Jan 1983
Falkland Islands37 Engineer Regiment
Mar 1984
-
Jun 1984
Falkland Islands37 Engineer Regiment
Sep 1990
-
Mar 1991
Saudi Arabia:
Al Jubayl
Gulf War: Force Maintenance Area
??Renamed 60 HQ and Support Squadron (Air Support)
Apr 2006
-
Oct 2006
Afghanistan:
Op Herrick 4

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Special thanks to

Alan Young from British Army Units

who collected all these dates!

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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 – 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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