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105 Transport Column RASC (TA)

Date Unit Sub-units/Remarks
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. 105 Transport Column RASC (TA) .
1947 Formed with HQ at Barking 555, 557, 566 Companies
. 555 Company at ?? .
. 557 Company at ?? .
. 566 Company at ?? .
1951 Annual Camp at Aberporth, Cardiganshire .
1952.06 Annual Camp at Otley, Yorkshire .
1953.07 Annual Camp at Knettishall .
c1953 England: HQ Shephard's Bush, London .
c1953 555 Company (Arty) at Farringdon Road Drill Hall, .
. 557 Company (Tank Transporter) at Welwyn Garden City .
. 566 Company (Arty) at Shepherd's Bush, London .
1954.06 Annual Camp at Dibgate Camp, St. Martin's Plain .
Late 1954 566 Company at Shepherd's Bush, redesignated 553 Company and moved to Wood Lane, Dagenham 555, 557, 553 Companies
1955.07.18 557 Company moved from Welwyn Garden City to Barnet, Herts .
1955.07.21 555 Company welcomed the balance of officers and other ranks of 919 Company who have been posted in as a result of the disbandment of Anti-Aircraft Command .
1955.10 Column HQ moved to Ripple Road, Barking, with Column Workshops and the Supply Platoon. 555 Company moved to Horns Road, Newbury Park 553, 555, 557 Companies
1956.06 Annual Camp at Stiffkey .
1957 534 Company at TA Centre, Chadwell Road, Grays joined column 534, 553, 555, 557 Companies
1957 Annual Camp at Plasterdown Camp, Devon .
1958 Annual Camp at Stanford, Camping at Cranwich .
1959.06 Annual Camp was a Greenfields camp a 1,200 mile round tour, embracing East Anglia, the Midlands and Salisbury Plain .
1960.05 Annual Camp at Plasterdown Camp, Devon .
1961 Reorganization of the TA: Column redesignated 105 (Essex) Transport Column, 932 (Tipper) Company at Stanford-le-Hope amalgamed with 534 (Heavy G.T.) Company and moved to Brooke Road in Grays. 555 Artillery Company became 513 (Tipper) Company at Newbury Park. 553 (GT) Company at Dagenham moved to Romford to become 553 (Supply) Company in place of the existing 564 (Supply) Company. 557 (Tank Transporter) Company at Barnet, and 536 (M.T.) Company at Southend joined the Column 513, 534, 536, 553, 557 Companies
1961.06 Annual camp at Proteus Camp, Ollerton .
1962 Annual Camp at Beckingham, near Newark .
1963.06 Annual Camp at Dibgate, Folkestone .
1964 553 Supply Company carried out their Annual Camp in Germany with their regular counterparts, 49 Company .
1965 Annual Camp at No. 2 W.E.T.C. at Crookham less 536 Company who took part in Exercise Travelman in Germany. The Company containing a platoon from each of the other Companies in the Column, flew from Gatwick on 26th September .
1965 Annual Camp at Plasterdown, Column HQ with 513, 534, 536 and 553 Companies. 557 Company sent a platoon, combined with 536 Company Workshops, to BAOR the remainder of the Company carried out a live tank lift to Castlemartin .
c1965 England: HQ Shephard's Bush, London? .
. 553 Supply Company to RAOC 1965 .
1965.07.15 Redesignated 105 (Essex) Regiment RCT (TA) .
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