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22 (Western) Corps Troops Column RASC (TA)

Date Unit Sub-units/Remarks
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. 22 (Western) Corps Troops Column RASC (TA) .
1947 Formed with HQ at the Drill Hall, Manchester Road, Southport ?? Companies
1948.05 Annual Camp at Soutergate in the Lake District .
1949.06 Annual Camp at Kinmel Park, near Rhyl .
1951.08 Annual Camp at Farnley Park, Otley, Yorkshire .
1953.04.18 Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Southport presented to the column .
1953 Redesignated 22 (Southport) Transport Column RASC (TA), when that town, which was the unit's birthplace bestowed civic honours upon the column .
c1953 538 Company, 581 Supply Company RASC TA .
1953.07 Annual Camp at Aberporth .
1955 Annual Camp at Cark Camp near Grange-over-Sands 537, 538, 581 Companies
1956.08 Annual Camp at Castlemartin in Pembrokeshire .
1957 Annual Camp at Proteus Camp near Ollerton in Nottinghamshire .
Mid 1957 911 Company (HY GT), Eccles joined column and 537 Company converted to a Heavy General Transport Company .
. 581 Company moved into a new at T.A. Centre, Coronation Road, Crosby .
1958.06 Annual Camp at Leek 537, 538, 581, 911 Companies
1959.06 Annual Camp at Merebrook Camp, Malvern .
1960 Greenfields camp with a round-trip of approximately 1,200 miles .
1960.03 538 Company moved from Southport to their new location at Seaforth .
1961 Annual Camp at Fingringhoe, near Colchester .
1961.02.28 Reorganization of TA took place, column now had the following Companies under command: 537 Company (Heavy G.T.) RASC (TA) at Seaforth Barracks, Liverpool, 581 Supply Company at Crosby, and 582 Company (Heavy G.T.) R.A.S.C (TA) at Manchester 537, 581 & 582 Coys
?? 582 Company became a normal GT Company .
1961.07 Annual Camp at Penhale, Cornwall .
1962.05 Annual Camp at Walton Hall, near Stratford-on-Avon .
late 1962 537 Company now fully based at Seaforth Barracks, Liverpool. Accordingly 'C' and 'D' Platoons located at Southport have moved and joined HQ and 'A' and 'B' Platoons at Liverpool. Their Drill Hall at Southport will be occupied by Column HQ, the Regimental Band and the whole of 581 Supply Company .
1963.06 Annual Camp at Proteus Camp, Ollerton, only HQ, 537 and 582 Companies, a shared camp with (50th Div. Signal Regiment, Royal Signals). 581 Company to Germany attached to Regular Units in B.A.O.R.   .
. 582 Company at the T.A, Centre, Belle Vue, Manchester, 537 Company at TA. Centre at Seaforth Barracks, Liverpool .
1964.05 Annual Camp at Burniston Barracks, Scarborough, Yorks, less 581 Supply Company who will spend their Annual Camp divided between two regular units, 13 Supply Platoon being attached to 48 Supply Company and 15 Petroleum Filling Platoon to No. 1 Petroleum Reserve Depot .
1965.05 Annual Camp at Barry Buddon, Angus .
1965.07.15 Redesignated 22 (Southport) Regiment RCT (TA) .
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