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4 Regiment

Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
     
4 Training Regiment 
1947 England: Gibraltar Barracks, Aldershot  Formed from 1 MT Trg Depot RE.
  1957: 55 Trg Sqn transferred from 28 Regt  
  1958: 56 MT Trg Sqn transferred from 24 Regt  
  1961: Regiment absorbed role of 3 Trg Regt, no additional sqns formed  
  Jun 62: 55 Trg Sqn and 56 MT Trg Sqn transferred to 1 Trg Regt. Regiment absorbed by 1 Trg Regt  
  Dec 62: Disbanded  
     
4 Division Engineers
1957.11 Germany: Alanbrooke Barracks, Paderborn: 1 Fd Sqn at Sennelager (20 Armd Bde), 5 Fd Sqn at Iserlohn (5 Inf Bde), 29 Fd Sqn at Hameln (4 Guards Bde) and 45 Fd Pk Sqn at Sennelager Formed in Germany with HQ at Herford
1 Fd, 5 Fd, 29 Fd and 44 Fd Pk Sqns
  1960: 1 Fd Sqn transferred to 1 Div. 5 Fd, 29 Fd and 44 Fd Pk Sqns
  Mar 60: 5 Fd Sqn moved to Paderborn.  
  Nov 61: 25 Fd Sqn joined from 2 Div, 29 Fd Sqn to 2 Div 5 Fd, 25 Fd and 44 Fd Pk Sqns
  Jan 68: 44 Fd Park Sqn became 44 Fd Sp Sqn 5 Fd, 25 Fd and 44 Fd Sp Sqns
1969.04 Redesignated 26 Engineer Regiment. 44 Fd Sup Sqn remained at Paderborn, 5 and 25 Fd Sqns moved to Iserlohn  
     
4 Armoured Division Engineer Regiment
1977.12 Germany: Gordon Bks, Hameln Formed by redes of 35 Engineer Regiment:
29, 37 & 42 Fd Sqns, 65 Corps Sup and 44 Fd Sup Sqns
  23 Jan - 27 Apr 78: Northern Ireland Tour: Armagh  
  1980: u/c 29, 37 & 42 Fd Sqns, 44 Fd Sup Sqn
  Jan to April 80: 44 Fd Sup Sqn Northern Ireland  
  23 Feb - 24 Jun 80: 37 Fd Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  23 Jun - 6 Nov 80: 29 Fd Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  20 Mar - 21 Jul 81: 42 Fd Sqn Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  1982: Renamed 35 Engineer Regiment  
     

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