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21 Regiment - 1 Div Regt

21 Field Engineer Regiment 
Dates Location Sub-units - Remarks
1949 Germany: Holzminden Formed: 4, 7 & 27 Fd & 45 Fd Pk Sqns
  Moved to Hameln, when 23 Regt moved.  
1949.10 Germany: Hameln  
  Dec 50: 7 Fd Sqn moved to 26 Regt. 48 Fd Sqn formed to replace 7 Fd Sqn 4, 27 & 48 Fd & 45 Fd Pk Sqns
1951.11  Germany: Assaye Barracks, Neinburg  4, 27 & 48 Fd & 45 Fd Pk Sqns
  Jan 58: Disbanded: 4 Fd Sqn & 45 Fd Park Sqn remained in Germany with 5 Div. 27 Fd Sqn transferred to 6 Trg Regt. 48 Fd Sqn was disbanded and reformed in 38 Regt from 62 Fd Sqn  
     
7 Armoured Division Engineers 
1957 Germany: HQ at Verden Formed for service with 7 Armd Div
4 & 7 Fd & 45 Fd Pk Sqns
1958 7 Armd Div became 5 Division, regiment renamed 5 Division Engineers with HQ at Verden  
     
5 Division Engineers
1958 Germany: HQRE 5 Div at Verden: Formed by renaming 7 Armd Div Engineers  4 & 7 Fd & 45 Fd Pk Sqns
  July 60: Renamed 1 Div Engineers (5 Division renamed 1 Division) 1 Fld Sqn transferred to 1 Div from 4 Div
     
1 Division Engineers 
1960.07 Germany: HQRE 1 Div at Verden 1, 4 & 7 Fd Sqns and 45 Fd Park Sqn
  1961: 7 Fd Sqn transferred to 2 Div. 26 Armd Engr Sqn at Hohne came under command 1 Div. 1 & 4 Fd Sqns, 45 Fd Park Sqn & 26 Armd Engr Sqn
  Jan 62: 4 Fd Sqn moved to Nienburg remained under command. 1 Fd Sqn moved to Nienburg remained under command.  
  1962: HQRE 1 Div moved to Assaye Bks, Nienburg  
1962 Germany: Assaye Barracks, Nienburg  1 & 4 Fd Sqns, 45 Fd Park Sqn & 26 Armd Engr Sqn
  Mar 65: 26 Armd Engr Sqn transferred to 32 Armd Engr Regt. 1 & 4 Fd Sqns, 45 Fd Park Sqn
  Jan 68: 45 Fd Park Sqn became 45 Fd Sp Sqn. 1 & 4 Fd Sqns, 45 Fd Sp Sqn
  Apr 69: Reformed as 21 Engineer Regiment  
     
21 Engineer Regiment
1969.04 Germany: Assaye Barracks, Neinburg  1 & 4 Fd Sqns, 45 Fd Sp Sqn
  Apr 69: 1 Div Engineers reformed as 21 Engineer Regiment, with 1 and 4 Fld Sqns and 45 Fld Sup Sqn.   
  30 Apr - 5 Aug 71: Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh  Infantry role: 
  8 Nov 72 - 6 Mar 73: 1 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  4 Jul - 7 Nov 73: 4 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  15 Dec 74 - 11 Apr 75: Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh  Infantry role: 
  25 Sep 76 - 29 Dec 76: Northern Ireland Tour: Londonderry Infantry role: 
  Sep 77: 7 Field Sqn transferred from 32 Engr Regt 1, 4 & 7 Fd Sqns, 45 Fd Sp Sqn
  Apr 78: Renamed 1 Armoured Division Engineer Regiment  
     
1 Armoured Division Engineer Regiment
1978.04 Germany: Assaye Barracks, Nienburg 1, 4 and 7 Field Sqns and 45 Sp Sqn
  28 Mar - 26 Jul 79: Northern Ireland Tour: Lurgan/HMP Maze/Portadown Infantry Role: Less 1 Fd Sqn 
  23 Jun - 25 Oct 78: 1 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  Apr - Jul 79: 7 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Lurgan   
  Apr - Jul 79: 4 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Portadown  
  Jul - Nov 79: 45 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Maze Prison Guard Force   
  6 Nov 80 - 20 Mar 81: 7 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  Jan 81: Renamed 21 Engineer Regiment  
     
21 Engineer Regiment
Dates Location Sub-units - Remarks
1981.01 Germany: Assaye Barracks, Neinburg  From 1 Armd Div Eng Regt
1, 4 and 7 Field Sqns and 45 Fd Sp Sqn
  1984: 45 Fd Sp Sqn to 1 Armoured Division 1, 4 and 7 Field Sqns
  1st Gulf War 7 Armoured Brigade 
  Mar - Sep 92: 7 Fd Sqn Northern Ireland Tour:   
  1994: 7 Field Sqn became 7 HQ Sqn  
  Jun 95 - ??: Bosnia (Op Grapple)  
1996 Germany: Quebec Barracks, Osnabruck 7 HQ, 1, 4 Fd Sqns, 45 Fd Sp Sqn
Supports 4 Armoured Brigade
  Nov 99: 45 Fd Sp Sqn replaced by 73 Armd Engr Sqn.  7 HQ, 1, 4 Fd Sqns, 73 Armd Engr Sqn
  Apr 00: 1 & 4 Sqns renamed Armd Engr Sqns 7 HQ, 1, 4 & 73 Armd Engr Sqns
2008.08 England: Claro Barracks, Ripon  7 HQ Sqn, 1, 4 & 73 Armd Engr Sqns
  Apr - Oct 10: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 12 4 Mechanised Brigade 
  Oct 12 – Apr 13: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 17 4 Mechanized Brigade
     

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