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22 Regiment

22 Field Engineer Regiment 
Dates Location Sub-units - Remarks
1948.06 England: Formed from 1 Division RE 12, 17 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
1948 Libya 12, 17 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
Under command 1 Infantry Division. Employed on internal security duties and Engineer works including the building of accommodation and utilities.
  1951: 12 Field Sqn transferred to 28 Regiment and 3 Field Sqn formed to replace 12 Sqn 3, 17 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
1951.10 Egypt: Canal Zone 3, 17 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
Under command 1 Infantry Division
1954.10 Libya  3, 17 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
Under command 10 Armoured Division
  1955: 3 Field Sqn detached to Egypt then to Cyprus  
  1956: Regiment was detailed for ‘Op Musketeer’ Suez invasion but only 3 Field Sqn took part.  
1957.12 England: Chiseldon, near Swindon 3, 17 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  Aug 59: 17 Field Sqn became independent and moved to Christmas Island. 3 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  Mar 60: Redesignated HQRE 3 Div  
     
HQRE 3 Div
1960.03 England: Mooltan Barracks, Tidworth 3 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  Apr 60: 3 Fd Sqn became an independent Fd Sqn  
  May 60: 17 Field Sqn rejoined regiment 3, 17 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  Jul 60: 17 Field Sqn moved 38 Regiment 3 & 23 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  1961: 23 Field Sqn became independent but remained under command.  
  May 62: 23 Indep Field Sqn reduced to cadre and moved to BAOR became 23 Amph RC Sqn. 68 Indep Gurkha Field Sqn joined regiment from Malaya. 3 & 68 Gurkha Fd Sqn & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  1963: 68 Indep Gurkha Field Sqn transferred to Malaya 3 Fd Sqn & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  May to Sep 64: HQRE 3 Div in Aden  
  May to Oct 64: 3 Fld Sqn in Aden  
  Jul 64 - Apr 65: 6 Field Park Sqn in Aden  
  Oct 64: 34 Fd Sqn transferred to the regiment from Kenya 3 & 34 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  1965: 3 Indep Fd Sqn ceased to be independent  
  Jul 67: 8 Fd Sqn formed at Tidworth and came under command HQRE 3 Div. 3, 8 & 34 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Pk Sqn
  Jan 68: 6 Fd Park Sqn became 6 Fd Sp Sqn 3, 8 & 34 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Sp Sqn
  Sep 70: Redesignated 22 Engineer Regiment  
     
22 Engineer Regiment
1970.09 England: Mooltan Barracks, Tidworth 3, 8 & 34 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Sp Sqn
  Aug - Sep 72: RHQ in Northern Ireland   
  17 Aug 69 - 16 Jan 70: 3 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim  Two Tps
  12 Jan - 11 May 71: 34 Sqn Northern Ireland:  
  11 May - 14 Sep 71: 3 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim   
  15 Oct - 29 Nov 71: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Lurgan  
  11 Jan - 29 Mar 72: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim  
  27 Mar - 29 Jul 72: 34 Sqn Northern Ireland: Antrim   
  17 Jul - 16 Sep 72: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh  
  20 Nov 72 - 22 Mar 73: 3 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim   
  24 Jul - 23 Nov 73: 34 Sqn Northern Ireland: Antrim   
  21 Nov 73 - 22 Mar 74: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim  
  10 Jun - 14 Oct 74: 3 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
1975.01 England: Swinton Bks, Perham Down 3, 8 & 34 Fd Sqns & 6 Fd Sp Sqn
  12 Jun - 11 Oct 75: 34 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  11 Oct 75 - 10 Feb 76: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  9 Jun - 11 Oct 76: 3 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  2 May - 17 May 77: 3 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: UUAC Strike  
  14 Jun - 11 Oct 77: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  Oct 77: 34 Fd Sqn transferred to 39 Engr Regt and 52 Fd Sqn transferred from 39 Engr Regt as 52 Fd Sqn (Const). 3, 8 Fd Sqns, 52 Fd Sqn (Const) & 6 Fd Sp Sqn
  11 Oct 78 - 8 Feb 79: 3 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  8 Jun - 9 Oct 79: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  1979: Assisted in Dominica after Hurricane David left the country in ruins  
  1980: u/c 3, 8 Fd Sqns, 52 Fd Sqn (Const) & 6 Fd Sp Sqn
  Mar - May 81: 8 Sqn Cyprus:  Carried out minor engineering projects
  8 Mar - 22 Jul 81: 3 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  6 Dec 81 - 20 Apr 82: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  1989: 52 Fd Sqn (Const) moved to RAF Bruggen  
  1993: 6 Fd Sp Sqn renamed 6 HQ Squadron  
  1993: 5 Fd Sqn transferred from 26 Eng Regt Remained in Iserlohn till 1994
  10 Mar 95 – 13 Sep 95: 8 Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh Op Descant
  Mar - Sep 99: Bosnia  
c2007 England: Swinton Bks, Tidworth 3, 5 & 52 Armd Engr Sqns
 Supports 1 Mechanised Brigade
     

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