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39 Regiment

39 Army Engineer Regiment 
Dates Location Sub-units - Remarks
1951 Wales: Cwrt-y-Gollen Camp, Crickhowell  Formed
71, 72, 73 Fd & 74 Fd Pk Sqns
  Reduced to cadre to find manpower for Korea  
  1952: 71 Sqn moved to Monte Bello Islands.  
?? Kenya  72 and 73 Fd Sqns and 74 Fd Pk Sqn
  1955: 71 Sqn detached to SME then transferred to 28 Regt.  
  1955: 73 Sqn redes as independent and remained in Kenya. 74 Sqn returned to UK to reorganise for Malaya,   
  1955: RHQ and 72 Sqn returned to UK and disbanded  
     
HQRE (Airfields) 
1966.05 England: Waterbeach 52 & 53 Fd Sqns (Airfds)
  Mar 67: HQRE (Airfds) renamed 39 Engineer Regimentt (Airfields)  
  1968: 51 Fd Sqn (Airfds) transferred from Singapore.  51, 52 & 53 Fd Sqns (Airfds)
  May 68 - May 69: 53 Fd Sqn (Airfds): Virgin Islands  
  Mar 69: 63 (Gulf) Sp Sqn transferred from Sharjah and became 63 Fd Sp Sqn (Airfds) 51, 52, 53 & 63 Fd Sqns (Airfds)
  Nov 70: RHQ and 63 Fd Sp Sqn (Airfds) amalgamated to form 63 HQ Sqn (Airfds).  51, 52 & 53 Fd & 63 HQ Sqns (Airfds)
  Aug 70 - Feb 71: 52 Fd Sqn (Airfds): Anguila.  
  Mar 71 - Sep 72:  51 Fd Sqn (Airfds); Anguila  
  Nov 71 - Mar 72: 53 Fd Sqn (Airfds): Northern Ireland  
  1972: 63 HQ Sqn (Airfds) det to Northern Ireland  
  Feb - Jun 74: 52 Fd Sqn (Airfds) in Northern Ireland  
  Feb - June 75: 51 Fd Sqn (Airfds) in Northern Ireland  
  Feb - Jun 77: 53 Fd Sqn (Airfds); Northern Ireland  
  Mar 77: 63 HQ Sqn (Airfields) transferred to 36 Engr Regt and amalgamated with 50 Fd Sqn to form 50 Fd Sqn (Const). 51, 52 & 53 Fd Sqns (Airfds)
  Apr 77: 60 Fd Sqn transferred from 36 Engr Regt and became 60 Fd Sup Sqn 51, 52 & 53 Fd & 60 Fd Sp Sqns (Airfds)
  May 77: 52 Fd Sqn (Airfds) moved to Northern Ireland  
  Jun 77: Regiment renamed 39 Engineer Regiment 51, 52 & 53 Fd & 60 Fd Sup Sqns
  Jun 77: 48 Fd Sqn transferred from 38 Engr Regt. 51 Fd Sqn (Airfds) transferred to 38 Engr Regt as 51 Fd Sqn (Const) 48, 52 & 53 Fd & 60 Fd Sup Sqns
  Aug 77: 53 Fd Sqn (Airfds) became 53 Fd Sqn (Const)  
  Oct 77: 34 Fd Sqn transferred from 22 Engr Regt. 52 Fd Sqn (Airfds) transferred to 22 Engr Regt as 52 Fd Sqn (Const) 34, 48 & 53 Fd & 60 Fd Sup Sqns
  Aug 78: One troop 34 Fd Sqn to Belize.   
  Feb - Jun 78: 48 Fd Sqn: Northern Ireland  
  Feb - Jun 80: 34 Fd Sqn; Northern Ireland.  
  Apr - Oct 06: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 4 16 Air Assault Brigade 
  39 Engineer Regiment (Air Support)  
  2006: Waterbeach 10 Fd, 48 Fd, 53 Fd and 60 HQ & Sp Sqns (Air Support)
  c2010: Waterbeach 34 & 53 Fd Sqns (Air Support)
2012.07 Scotland: Kinloss Bks, Kinloss  
     

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