Print this page

40 Regiment

40 Advanced Engineer Stores Regiment 
Dates Location Sub-units - Remarks
1952.01 Formed to bring together resources and repair units in BAOR, with 339 Plant Park Sqn, 80 Advanced Workshop and Park Sqn, 1254 and 1255 Independent Workshop & Park Sqns, 267 Stores Unit + 721 Workshop Unit - manned by civilians  
1952 Germany: Former Becker Steelworks renamed Kitchener Barracks, Willich   
  Jul 58: 1254 & 1255 Sqns amalgamated with 21 Sqn transferred from 23 Regt 21 Workshop and Park Sqn
  Nov 58: 41 Sqn transferred from 11 Eng Grp and amalgamated with 339 Sqn 41 Plant Park Squadron 
  Dec 59: 46 Fd Park Sqn transferred from 36 Regt, stationed at Geel  
  Apr 60: 80 Workshop and Park Sqn amalgamated with 46 Fd Park Sqn to form 46 Workshop and Park Sqn stationed at Geel. 46 Workshop and Park Sqn
  Jan 68: Renamed 40 Army Support Regiment  
  Jan 68: 21 Workshop and Park Sqn became 21 Park Sqn.   
  Jan 68: 46 Workshop and Park Sqn moved to Alanbrooke Barracks, Paderborn.     
  1970: 21 Park Sqn became 21 Army Sup Sqn, 41 Plant Pk Sqn became 41 Army Sup Sqn.   
  1970: 46 Workshop and Park Sqn became 46 Army Sup Sqn, then virtually disbanded since it was not manned, but stores and equipt held ready for mobilisation. Jan 78 it was formally disbanded  
  Apr - Aug 76: 21 Army Sup Sqn in Northern Ireland  
  Oct 77: Regiment disbanded, 21 Army Sup Sqn became independent and transferred to BAOR in engineer support role.  
     
40 Army Engineer Support Group
1982 Germany: Kitchener Barracks, Willich  303 & 305 Engineer Pk, 306 Plant Pk, 21 EBW, 211 MCAG (Sennelager), 217 MCAG (Arsbeck), 221 MCAG (Dortmund), 232 MCEG (Krefeld), 256 MCPG (Hannover)
  Early 1992: Amalgamated with RHQ 28 Engineer Regiment and Group disbanded  

Previous page: 39 Regiment
Next page: 41 Regiment