12 Squadron

12 Field Squadron
Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
1947 Middle East Formed by redes of 238 Field Coy RE
1st Infantry Division RE
1948.05 Libya 22 Field Engineer Regiment
1951.04 Libya: Benghazi 28 Field Engineer Regiment
1951.06 Korea 28 Field Engineer Regiment
1955.04 England: Devizes 28 Field Engineer Regiment
  Jun 56 - Jun 57: Christmas Island 28 Field Engineer Regiment
  Redesignated 12 Independent Field Squadron, absorbing 81 Indep Fd Sqn   
1958.03 Christmas Island Independent
in sp of 36 Corps Engr Regt
1959.03 England: Barton Stacey in sp 2 Bde Gp in 3 Div. 
  Nov 59: Reduced to cadre  
     
12 Field Squadron
1960.12 England: Ripon  63 Fd Sqn renumbered 12 Fd Sqn
38 Corps Engineer Regiment 
  Oct 63 - Oct 64: Aden   
1964.12 Germany: Roberts Bks, Osnabruck  25 Corps Engineer Regiment 
  Apr 69: Regiment renamed 25 Engineer Regiment 25 Engineer Regiment
  1 Aug - 30 Nov 73: Northern Ireland Tour: East Belfast  25 Engineer Regiment
Infantry role
  26 Feb - 26 Jun 75: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  Sep 76: 23 & 25 Eng Regts amalgamated to form 2 Armd Div Engr Regt  2 Armd Div Engr Regt 
  9 Jun - 11 Oct 77: Northern Ireland Tour: Belfast (City Centre/Markets) 2 Armd Div Engr Regt
Infantry Role
  22 Feb - 21 Jun 79: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  2 Oct 79 - 2 Feb 80: Northern Ireland Tour: Belfast (Monagh) 2 Armd Div Engr Regt
Infantry Role
  1982: 2 Armd Div Engr Regt renamed 25 Engineer Regiment 25 Engineer Regiment
  Sep 90 – Apr 91: Kuwait 'Op GRANBY'  
1992 Northern Ireland: Antrim??? 25 Engineer Regiment
1992.08 Germany: Bindon Barracks, Hameln 28 Amphibious Engineer Regiment
  6 Mar - 5 Sep 93: Northern Ireland:  
1994 Northern Ireland: Antrim 25 Engineer Regiment
  May 94: Renamed 12 (Nova Scotia) Headquarters Squadron  
  Apr 99: Disbanded  
     
12 (Nova Scotia) HQ & Sp Sqn (Air Assault)
2002.09 England: Woodbridge Reformed
23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault)
  Feb - Jun 2003: Kuwait then Iraq 16 Air Assault Brigade
2006 England: Rock Barracks, Woodbridge 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault)
  Apr - Oct 08: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 8  
  Oct 10 - Apr 11: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 13  
     

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