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RPC Major Units

Unit Location Remarks/Sub-Units
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. Pioneer Corps Depot .
1946 England: Cuddington, Cheshire No 12 Holding and Transit Unit (HTU) was redes Pioneer Corps depot
. 28 Nov 1946: Renamed Royal Pioneer Corps Depot .
1946.12 England: Bewdley Camp, Stourport-on-severn .
Late 1949 England: Hermitage Camp, Wrexham Across the road from the RWF depot
. End of July 1950: Combined with RPC Training Wing as RPC Depot & Training Centre .
. 1951: Took over Horsley Hall to ease overcrowding at Hermitage Camp .
. Jul 1958: Handed back Horsley Hall .
1960.11 England: Quebec Bks, Wootton, Northants Previously Depot Northampton Regiment
. 1961: Quebec Bks renamed Simpson Bks .
. 1967: Renamed RPC Training Centre .
. 16 Sep 1985: Training Company moved to Bassingborn and renamed C Company Depot Queens Division .
. End of Mar 1993: RPC Training Centre handed over its training duties to the RLC Training Centre at Princess Royal Bks, Deepcut .
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. Pioneer Corps Training Wing .
1945 England: Bewdley Camp, Stourport-on-severn .
1946 England: Blackmore Camp, Malvern .
. 28 Nov 1946: Renamed Royal Pioneer Corps Training Wing .
. 1 Jan 1948: Renamed RPC Training Centre .
Late 1949 England: Saighton Camp, Chester .
. End of July 1950: Combined with depot at Hermitage Camp as RPC Depot & Training Centre .
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. HQ 10 Group .
1949 England: Chilwell 27 Coy
. 1951: sub-units 27, 258, 518, 520 & 523 Coys
Mid 1953 England: Pocklington, East Yorkshire 27, 518 & 523 Coys
1957.1 England: Low Moor Camp, Fulford .
Mid 1958 England: Imphal Bks, York 27, 260 & 523 Coys
. 1 Mar 1960: Disbanded .
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. HQ 23 Group .
c1947- England: Atcham Camp, Shrewsbury Western Command: 206, 276 & 331 Coys
c1949 England: Atcham Camp, Shrewsbury 196, 206, 251, 263, 331, 519 and 522 Coys
c1953 England: Saighton Camp, Chester 196, 206, 251& 522 Coys
. c1958: Sub-units 196, 206, 251, 522 & 524 Coys
. c1961: Sub-units 27, 206, 251, 260 & 522 Coys
1962.12.02 England: St David's Barracks, Bicester 206, 521 & 522 Coys
. 1979: Won Wilkinson Sword of Peace .
. 5 Apr 1993: Renamed 23 Pioneer Regiment RLC .
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. HQ 30 Group .
1956.08 England: Formed for Suez operation .
. Early Aug 1956: 263, 522 and 524 Companies were to mobilise for overseas and come under command of HQ 30 Group, which was to mobilise at the Depot 263, 522 and 524 Companies
. 9 Nov 56: Landed Suez, took under command 71 Coy 71, 263, 522 and 524 Companies
. Jan 57: Disbanded .
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. HQ 36 Group .
c1947- England: 178, 516 & 517 Coys
. ??: Disbanded .
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. HQ 52 Group .
c1947- England: Cholderton, near Boscombe 21, 260 & 405 Coys
c1948 England: Figheldean 21, 260 & 405 Coys
c1950 England: 21, 71, 260, 405 & 521 Coys
c1953 England: Bulford? Winterbourne Gunner 21, 71, 260, 405 & 521 Coys
1955.08 England: Erskine Camp, Salisbury 21, 263, 405 & 521 Coys
Spring 1961 England: Fugglestone Camp, Salisbury .
. 31 Jan 1962: Disbanded .
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. HQ 65 Group .
c1947- England: Western Command: 254 Coy
. ??: Disbanded .
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. HQ 71 Group .
c1949 England: Thornwood Camp, Epping 5 Coy
. ??: Disbanded .
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. HQ 105 Group .
c1947- Scotland: 13, 196 & 412 Coys
. ??: Disbanded .
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