4 Squadron

4 Field Squadron
Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
1949 Germany: Holzminden 21 Field Engineer Regiment
1949.10 Germany: Hameln 21 Field Engineer Regiment
1951.11 Germany: Assaye Barracks, Neinburg  21 Field Engineer Regiment
  Sep 57: Assaye Barracks, Neinburg   HQRE 7 Div
Supporting 7 Armd Bde
1958.01 Germany: Fallingbostel  HQRE 7 Div
Supporting 7 Armd Bde
  Apr 58: HQRE 7 Div renamed HQRE 5 Div HQRE 5 Div
Supporting 7 Armd Bde
  Jul 60: HQRE 5 Div renamed 1 Div Engineers 1 Div Engineers
Supporting 7 Armd Bde
1962.01 Germany: Assaye Barracks, Neinburg  1 Div Engineers
  Apr 69: 1 Div Engineers renamed 21 Engineer Regiment 21 Engineer Regiment 
  30 Apr - 5 Aug 71: Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh  21 Engineer Regiment
Infantry role
  4 Jul - 7 Nov 73: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  15 Dec 74 - 11 Apr 75: Northern Ireland Tour: Kitchen Hill Factory, Lurgan 21 Engineer Regiment
Infantry role
  25 Sep - 29 Dec 76: Northern Ireland Tour: Londonderry 21 Engineer Regiment
Infantry role
  Apr 78: 21 Engineer Regiment renamed 1 Armd Div Engr Regiment 1 Armd Div Engr Regiment
  Apr - Jul 79: Northern Ireland Tour: Lurgan/HMP Maze/Portadown 1 Armd Div Engr Regiment
Infantry role
  Jan 81: 1 Armd Div Engr Regiment renamed 21 Engineer Regiment 21 Engineer Regiment 
  1st Gulf War 21 Engineer Regiment
in Close Sp Orbat (? x Tank Bridges AVLB/AVRE).
  1 Jun 93 - 22 Nov 93: Belize  
  Sep 95 - ??: Bosnia, formed part of Task Force Alpha, part of UN Multi-National Brigade 21 Engineer Regiment 
1996 Germany: Quebec Barracks, Osnabruck 21 Engineer Regiment 
  Op Grapple  
  Feb 00: Renamed 4 Armoured Engineer Squadron  
  Mar 00 - ??: Bosnia, Operation Palatine  
2008.08 England: Catterick 21 Engineer Regiment 
  Apr - Oct 10: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 12  
  Oct 12 – Apr 13: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 17  
     

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