64 Amphibious Engineer Squadron / 64 Headquarters Squadron / 64 Headquarters and Support Squadron

64 AMPHIBIOUS ENGINEER SQUADRON

1970 – 1991

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64 HEADQUARTER SQUADRON

 1992 – 2008

64 HEADQUARTERS AND SUPPORT SQUADRON

2008 – 2014

DatesLocationdeploymentunder command:Sub-units – Remarks
Aug 1970Germany:
Bindon Barracks,
Hameln
28 Amphibious Engineer RegimentFormed
Jul 1973
-
Dec 1973
Northern Ireland:
East Belfast
35 Engineer RegimentInfantry role
24 Feb 1977
-
23 Jun 1977
Northern Ireland:
Ballykelly
Infantry role
27 Mar 1980
-
14 Jul 1980
Northern Ireland:
Lurgan/HMP Maze
Infantry role
1984Northern Ireland:
Omagh,
Belfast
and
Armagh
RE search teams
to support EOD
and other search
tasks
May 1988
-
Jul 1988
Northern Ireland:
HMP Maze
RE search team
and construction
support
199228 Engineer Regiment
Apr 199228 Engineer RegimentRe-roled and rename
64 Headquarters Squadron
Oct 1994
-
Apr 1995
Bosnia:
Op GRAPPLE
1999Kosovo:
Op AGRICOLA
Apr 2000Germany:
Gordon Barracks,
Hameln
28 Engineer Regiment
Oct 2006
-
Apr 2007
Afghanistan:
Op HERRICK 5
2008Germany:
Gordon Barracks,
Hameln
28 Engineer Regiment
Oct 2009
-
Apr 2010
Afghanistan:
Op HERRICK 11
2014disbanded

Special thanks to

Alan Young from British Army Units

who collected all these dates!


 

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I’ve deleted the Structure report page, but there was a comment on from John Dufton.

He was Signals Sergeant 1987-89, Signals Corporal were Steve Weeks.  (later took over from me as SGT), Sammy Frame was MT Sgt.

Happy to hear from anyone remembering me?

1972/10/06 – 1972/10/20 – EXERCISE „SWORDFISH“ – Newspaper Cuts by HNA

© Hessisch Allgemeine Zeitung A few weeks ago, I got some very great photos by Bill Crone. You will find out here: Swordfish by Bill Crone.  Bill wasn’t sure about the name of the exercise, but now I’m sure it was the Exercise Swordfish in 1972. I found some newspaper cuts of the HNA with some photos. …

1996/12/01 – 1996/12/04 – EXERCISE „NEPTUNES FROST“ – Official handover of the M3 to the 28 Engineer Regiment

© Arnd Wöbbeking all photos © by Eckhard Uhde Vom 01.-04. December 1996 fand in Hameln und Umgebung das Manöver „NEPTUNES FROST“ statt. Ein Manöver was einen Wendepunkt für das Regiment darstellte, denn es wurde offiziell mit neuen amphibischen Fahrzeugen ausgerüstet.  Ein Sauwetter, so sagte mir Eckhard Uhde war es damals, als er mir seine …

1972/10/06 – 1972/10/20 – EXERCISE „SWORDFISH“ – 64 Amph Engr Sqn – Memories of Bill Crone

© Bill Crone As promised, here are a really stunning photo series of Bill Crone! All scannend and restored. The photos showing the Exercise Swordfish in 1972. +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ +++ …

1972-75 – BINDON BARRACKS – 64AmphEngrSqn – Memories of Bill Crone

© Bill Crone These days a photo album from UK arrived at my home. It was the album full packed with memories of Bill Crone. He was based here in Hamelin between 1972 and 1975. I have scanned and restored the photos and he allowed me to add them here to the webpage! I’m very …

1977/06/01 – NARHORSE JOURNAL – 64 Amphibious Engineer Squadron

© 64AmphEngrSqn Die 64 Amphibious Engineer Squadron war im Juni 1977 in Nordirland. Dort erschien für die Soldaten das „NARHORSE JOURNAL“ Michael Conlon hat noch eine Ausgabe gefunden und sie mir gescannt! Vielen Dank dafür!  +++ The 64 Amphibious Engineer Squadron was in June 1977 in Northern Ireland. The „NARHORSE JOURNAL“ was a Soldier Magazine …

1971/04/07 – 28 AMPHIBIOUS ENGINEER REGIMENT – Formation-Parade-Booklet

Einen weiteren Schatz habe ich von Peter Bailey hier erhalten! Es ist die Kopie des Programms zur Gründungsparade des 28 Amphibious Engineer Regiment in den Bindon Barracks Hameln! Mittwoch, 07 Apr 1971 ++++ Another treasure I received from Peter Bailey! It is a copy of the program of the establishing parade of the 28 Amphibious Engineer Regiment at Bindon Barracks, Hameln! Wednesday, …

1982 – 64 & 71 Amph Engr Sqn Exercise between Hagen-und Kirchohsen

© Arnd Wöbbeking © all photos by Graeme Smith Der „Kalte Krieg“ war auch in Emmerthal! Vor einiger Zeit habe ich Graeme Smith kennengelert, Er war von Februar 1982 bis Juli 1983 bei der 64 Amphibious Engineer Squadron des 28 Amphibious Engineer Regiments in Hameln stationiert! Danach wurde er abkommandiert, kam aber 1986 wieder zurück. …

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!  — — —

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