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Major Units

Dates Location Remarks
     
REME Training Centre 
1946.07 England: Arborfield  
     
Depot REME
?? England: Otley, Yorkshire  
1948.10 England: Poperinghe Barracks, Arborfield  
  5 Jan 61: Became responsible for training adult recruits  
  1967: Renamed Training Battalion and Depot REME  
1977.10 England: Rowcroft Barracks, Arborfield  
  Jan 1992: Reduced to Depot REME Recruit training moved to Pirbright
  Jan 1992: Depot REME moved to Princess Marina College  
     
     
School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering   
1961.03.17 England: A & B Coys at Havannah Bks & C & D Coys at Martinique Bks, Bordon  Formed by amalgamation of 4 & 6 Trg Bns: Responsible for adult training in electrical and mechanical trades
1984.06.27 England: Prince Philip Barracks, Bordon  Havannah Bks renamed
     
     
School of Electrical Engineering
1961.04.23 England: Arborfield Formed by amalgamation of 3 & 5 Trg Bns
     
     
Aircraft Trades School
1957 England: Middle Wallop  
  1958: Renamed Technical Training Branch, Technical Wing  
  1964: Renamed Aircraft Engineering Training Wing  
  1 Jan 1988: Renamed School of Aeronautical Engineering  
     
     
1 Training Battalion
1950 England: Craddock Bks, Blanford Forum A (Anson) Coy , B (Benbow) Coy, C (Craddock) Coy, D cadre Courses Coy
     
1 Battalion
1993.09 Germany: Mercer Bks, Osnabrück 4 CS Coy, 12 GS Coy, HQ Coy. From 12 Armoured Workshop. Provides second line Equipment Support to 1st (UK) Armoured Division
  May – Oct 05: Iraq (Op Telic 6)   National Support Element 
  Oct 07 - Apr 08: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 7  
  ??: Renamed 1 Close Support Battalion  
2008 England: Megiddo Lines, Catterick Garrison  
  Apr - Oct 10: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 12  
     
     
2 Training Battalion
1950 England: Heathfield Camp, Honiton  
  ??: Disbanded  
     
2 Close Support Battalion
1993.09.29 Germany: St Barbara Bks Fallingbostel From 7 Armoured Workshop
  Feb – Jun 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1) 1(UK) Armoured Division
  Nov 05 - Apr 06: Iraq: Op Telic 7  
  Jun - Dec 08: Iraq (Op Telic 12)   7 Armoured Brigade
  Apr - Oct 11: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 14  
     
     
3 Training Battalion (Telemech)
1950 England: Bailleul Barracks, Arborfield  
  Apr 61: Amalgamated with 5 Trg Bn to form SEE  
     
3 Battalion 
1993.10.01 Germany: Hobart Bks, Detmold From 4 Armoured Workshop: supporting 20 Armoured Brigade
  1994: On the disbandment of 1 BR Corps Troops Wksp in 1993, civilian elements of 58 Stn Wksp formed 3 Garrison Wksp which became a sub-unit within 3 Battalion  
1995 Germany: Barker Bks, Paderborn  
  1995 - 96: Op GRAPPLE 7 (evolved into Op RESOLUTE) First operational deployment of a REME Battalion.
  1998: Op PALATINE  
  2000: Op PALATINE and AGRICOLA First deployment of a pan-Balkans REME Battalion
  2003: Feb – Jun 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1) ‘Rump’ Battalion in support of JFLogC: 102 Logistics Brigade
  2006: Ops TELIC 8, HERRICK 4 and OCULUS as the REME ‘Operations Battalion’.  
  2007: Retitled 3 Close Support Battalion  
  Oct 08 - Apr 09: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 9  
  Oct 11 - Apr 12: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 15  
     
     
4  (Armament) Training Battalion
1950 England: Blackdown From Armament Wing of the REME Training Centre
1951 England: Martinique Barracks, Bordon  
1959 England: Havannah Barracks, Bordon   
  Feb 61: Amalgamated with 6 Trg Bn to form SEME  
     
4 Battalion
2000.04.01 England: Prince Philip Barracks, Bordon Formed: 9 Armd CS Coy, 10 Armd Coy, 17 Fld Sp Coy.
  Dec 07: Renamed 4 Close Support Battalion  
  Apr - Oct 09: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 10  
Mar 10 -  England: Jellalabad Barrack, Tidworth   
     
     
5 Training Battalion (Radar)
1950 England: Arborfield  
  Apr 61: Amalgamated with 3 Trg Bn to form SEE  
     
5 Battalion
2000's England: Catterick  
  Jun - Oct 03: Iraq (Op Telic 2)  - Close Support Company only 19 Mechanised Brigade  
     
     
6 Training Battalion (Vehicles)
1950 England: Louisburg Barracks, Bordon  From 14 Technical Training Centre
1959? England: Havannah Barracks, Bordon   
  Feb 61: Amalgamated with 4 Trg Bn to form SEME  
     
6 Battalion  
1992.12.22 England: Bordon 3 Fd (Tidworth), 15 Fd (Catterick), HQ & GS (( Fd) Coys (Bordon): Support to 3 (UK) Division
?? England: Jellalabad Barracks, Tidworth 3 GS Coy, 14 GS Coy, HQ Coy
  Jun - Oct 07: Iraq (Op Telic 10)  - 1 company only  
     
     
7 Training Battalion
1950 England: Barton Stacey  
  1958: ??  
     
7 Battalion
1992? Germany: Detmold  
1994 England: Wattisham 71, 73 and 8 Close Support, and 72 (Depth) Coys
  1994: Renamed 7 Air Assault Battalion  
  1995: Croatia: 72 Ac Workshop only support to 24 Airmobile Brigade
  1995 - 1996: Croatia: Split: 73 Ac Workshop only Second line support to IFOR
  1996: Croatia: Split: 71 Ac Workshop only Second line support to IFOR
  14 Feb – 8 Jun 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1) 16 Air Assault Brigade
  Apr - Oct 06: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 4  
  Apr - Oct 08: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 8  
  Oct 10 - Apr 11: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 13  
     
     
8 Training Battalion
1950 England: Taunton  
  1961: Absorbed into SEME  
     
     
9 Training Battalion
1950 England: Malvern  
  ??: ??  
     
     
10 Training Battalion
1950 England: Gosport  
  1961: Absorbed into SEME  
     
     
11 Training Battalion
1950 England: Ellesmere  
  ??: ??  
     
   101 Force Support Battalion  
??  101 Force Support Battalion will be removed from the Regular Army ORBAT not before autumn 2015, and will transfer to the Reserve  
     
Army Technical School (Boys)   
1939 England: Arborfield        
  1 Feb 1947: Renamed Army Apprentices School                       
  1 Sep 1966: Renamed Army Apprentices College                      
  1982: Renamed Princess Marina College                         
  Aug 95: Renamed Army Apprentices College                      
  Sep 00: Renamed Army Technical Foundation College        
  Aug 04: ??  
     
     
Army Apprentices School
1960 England: Hadrians Camp, Carlisle   
  Oct 66: Renamed Army Apprentices College                     
  1969: Closed Training moved to Arborfield