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RPC Companies 518 to 528

Unit Location Remarks/Sub-Units
     
518 Company
c1953 England: Cheviot Camp, Longtown Part of 10 Group
  Aug 56: Mobilised for Suez Part of 30 Group
  Nov 56: Embarked on 'Dilwara'  
1956.11 Cyprus: built own camp at Eylenja, near Nicosia  
  Jan 60: Moved to Waterloo Camp, Episkopi to join 524 Company  
  15 Jan 60: Amalgamted with 524 Company to form a new 518 Company  
  Feb 61: Moved to Dhekelia  
1962.07 Aden: Normandy Lines  
Late 1967 England:  
  Early 1967: Disbanded  
1970.06.01 England: Bicester Reformed
  28 Jul - 16 Sep 72: Northern Ireland: Londonderry: Platoon only  
  26 Jul -Sep 74: Cyprus  
  18 Dec 76 - 14 Apr 77: Northern Ireland: Magilligan: Platoon only  
  16 Aug - 15 Dec 77: Northern Ireland: Magilligan: Platoon only  
  Nov 86 - Mar 87: Falkland Islands 'Op Flogger' - clean up of Stanley airport  
  28 Jul - 7 Oct 88: Northern Ireland: Maze: Platoon only  
  28 Sep - 30 Nov 89: Northern Ireland: Maze: Platoon only  
  24 Sep 90: Company warned for Gulf  
  3 Oct 90: Platoon arrived in Gulf and by 18 Oct whole company was established in Shed 13 at Al Jubayl  
  9 Jan 91: Moved from FMA to 1 Armd Div  
  5 Apr 1993: Renamed 518 Pioneer Squadron RLC  
     
521 Company
c1953 England: Bicester Part of 52 Group
c1958 England: No 3 Camp, Bicester Part of 52 Group
c1962 England: Didcot Part of 23 Group
  Mar 1993: Disbanded  
     
522 Company
c1953 England: Donnington Part of 23 Group
  Aug 56: Mobilised for Suez Part of 30 Group
  Nov 56: Split into 3 sections and embarked on 'Dilwara', 'Empire Fowey' and 'Asturias'  
  10 Nov 56: Landed Port Said  
  18 Dec 56: Embarked on 'New Australia' and sailed on 20th for UK.  
  29 Dec 56: Arrived back in UK  
c1958 England: D Camp, Donnington Part of 23 Group
1962.12 England: CAD Kineton  
  5 Apr 1993: Renamed 522 Pioneer Squadron RLC  
     
523 Company
c1949 England: Dispersed at Nottingham, Derby, Welbeck, Arnold, Ripon and Sudbury  
c1953 England: Quorn, Leicestershire Part of 10 Group
c1953 England: Pocklington?  
c1958 England: Richards Barracks, Weedon Part of 10 Group
  1959: Disbanded  
     
524 Company
1955.12.15 England: No 1 Engineer Stores Depot, Long Marston Part of 23 Group
  Aug 56: Mobilised for Suez Part of 30 Group
  Nov 56: Sailed for Middle East  
  10 Nov 56: Landed Port Said  
  18 Dec 56: Embarked on 'New Australia' and sailed on 20th for UK.  
  29 Dec 56: Arrived back in UK  
1958.06 Cyprus: Waterloo Camp, Episkopi?  
  15 Jan 60: Amalgamted with 518 Company to form a new 518 Company  
  ??: Disbanded  
     
528 Company
c1964 Aden:  
  ??: Disbanded  
     
   
     

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