73 Amphibious Engineer Squadron

73 AMPHIBIOUS ENGINEER SQUADRON

Jan 1971 – 30 Jun 1976

73-Amph-Engr-Sqn

Thanks to Keith Skelton for the photo of the wall plaque!

DatesLocationdeploymentunder command:Sub-units – Remarks
Jan 1971Bindon Barracks,
Hameln
28 Amphibious
Engineer Regiment
reformed
28 Amphibious
Engineer Regiment
8 Jun 1974
-
8 Nov 1974
Northern Ireland:
Londonderry
26 Engineer Regiment
Infantry role
9 Mar 1976
-
30 Jun 1976
Northern Ireland:
Londonderry
32 Engineer Regiment
Infantry role
JUL 1976Quebec Bks,
Osnabruck
under local command
23 Engineer Regiment
Sep 1976Independent
Renamed
73 Independant
Field Squadron
supporting
5 Field Force
25 Oct 1977
-
22 Feb 1978
Northern Ireland:
Ballykelly
23 Oct 1979
-
23 Feb 1980
Northern Ireland:
Ballykelly
Jan 198323 Engineer Regiment
Renamed
73 Field Squadron
Oct 1983
-
Apr 1984
Falkland Islands37 Engineer Regiment
Dec 1990
-
Mar 1991
Middle East:
Op Granby
23 Engineer Regiment
1993Disbanded

Special thanks to

Alan Young from British Army Units

who collected all these dates!

1975/09/17 – Lancaster Bomber – Memories by Andrew Mills

© Arnd Wöbbeking & Andrew Mills Andrew Mills, found a few weeks ago my webpage about British Forces in Hameln. Specially he found the report about the Lancaster Bomber, the 73 Amphibious Engineer Squadron digged out in 1974. He was very impressed and the newspaper cuts brought back some memries, because he was an active …

1975/09/17 – 32 Years later….. Lancaster Bomber digged out by 73 AmphEngrSqn

© Arnd Wöbbeking & DEWEZET Dieser Bericht hat seinen Ursprung in der Nacht vom 18. auf den 19. Oktober 1943! Die Royal Air Force flog damals einen Angriff mit 360 Lancaster Bombern auf Hannover! Auch die Maschine mit der Kennnummer LM326 und dem Code EM-Z war dabei.  Zu der Crew gehörten: Pilot O.G. Tayler RAAF …

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, …

1971-73 – 73 Amph Engr Sqn-7Tp – Memories of Peter Bailey

© Arnd Wöbbeking / all Photos send in by Peter Bailey Memories of Peter Bailey 73 Amphibious Engineer Squadron – 7 Troop ++++ Peter Bailey war zwischen 1971 – 1973 in Hameln! Peter Bailey was in Hameln between 1971 to 1973! ++++ Er war Troop Commander des 7 Troop in der 73 Amphibious Engineer Squadron!  He …

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