23 Squadron

Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
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. 23 Field Squadron .
1948.05 Libya 22 Field Engineer Regiment
1951 Egypt: Canal Zone 22 Field Engineer Regiment
1954.10 Libya 22 Field Engineer Regiment
1957.12 England: Chiseldon, near Swindon 22 Field Engineer Regiment
. Mar 60: 22 Regiment redesignated HQRE 3 Div HQRE 3 Div
. Apr 60: Renamed 23 Independent Field Squadron HQRE 3 Div, sp of 51 Inf Bde Gp
1961.09 England: Mooltan Barracks?, Tidworth HQRE 3 Div
. May 62: Reduced to cadre and moved to Osnabruck .
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. 23 Amphibious River Crossing Squadron .
1962.06 Germany: Roberts Bks, Osnabruck 25 Corps Engineer Regt Local comd only
. Aug 63: Renamed 23 Amphibious Engineer Squadron .
1964.05 Germany: Gordon Barracks, Hameln Independent
. Apr 70: 28 Amphibious Engineer Regiment formed based on 23 Amph Engr Sqn 28 Amphibious Engineer Regiment
. 25 Oct 78 - 22 Feb 79: Northern Ireland: Ballykelly .
. Sept 83 - Feb 84: Northern Ireland: OP Descant: Bessbrook, Armagh, Omagh, Londonderry .
. Mar 91 - Oct 91: Northern Ireland Tour: .
. 1992: Regiment renamed 28 Engineer Regiment .
. 5 Sep 93 - 10 Mar 94: Northern Ireland Tour: Maze Prison .
. Sep 94 to Mar 95: Op Grapple, attached to RGBW .
. Apr 00: Regiment renamed 28 Engineer Regiment 28 Engineer Regiment
. Mar 01 – Sep 01: Northern Ireland: Op DESCANT 28 Engineer Regiment
. Oct 03 – Mar 04: Northern Ireland: Op DESCANT 28 Engineer Regiment
. Oct 06 - Apr 07: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 5 .
. 23 Amphibious Squadron .
c2008 Germany: Bindon Barracks, Hameln 28 Engineer Regiment
. Oct 09 - Apr 10: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 11 .
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