42 Squadron

Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
     
42 Engineer Squadron
1950.01 Egypt: Canal Zone 35 Army Engineer Regiment
  1950: Retitled 42 Field Squadron or 64 Squadron renumbered 42 Squadron  
1954.01 Cyprus 35 Army Engineer Regiment
1955.12 England: Ripon 35 Army Engineer Regiment
  Aug - Nov 56: England: Marchwood  
  Nov 56 - Jan 57: Middle East: Port Said then Cyprus 35 Army Engineer Regiment
‘Op Musketeer’ (Suez Invasion) 
1957.11 Germany: Osnabruck 35 Army Engineer Regiment
1964.09 Germany: Gordon Bks, Hameln 35 Engineer Regiment
  Mar - Jun 1968: Northern Ireland: Operation JOLE  
  30 Apr - 5 Aug 71: Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh  21 Engineer Regiment: Infantry Role
  29 Dec 72 - 30 Mar 73: Northern Ireland Tour: East Belfast  35 Engineer Regiment: Infantry Role
  30 Oct 74 - 28 Feb 75: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  22 Oct 76 - 24 Feb 77: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  Dec 77: 35 Regiment re-formed as 4 Armoured Division Engineer Regiment  4 Armd Div Engr Regt.
  23 Jan to 27 Apr 78: Northern Ireland Tour: Armagh 4 Armd Div Engr Regt.
  20 Mar - 21 Jul 81: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  Jan 81: 4 Armd Div Engr Regt re-titled 35 Engineer Regiment 35 Engineer Regiment
  Oct 83 - Mar 84: Falkland Islands 37 Engineer Regiment 
  Oct 91 - Mar 92: Northern Ireland Tour:   
  29 Oct 92 - May 93: Vitez, Bosnia-Herzrgovina: Op Grapple 1 35 Engineer Regiment
  Jun - Nov 95: Ploce, Bosnia: Op Grapple Surge 35 Engineer Regiment
To build a camp for 24 Air Mobile Bde
  1 Dec 99: Came under command 28 Engineer Regiment  28 Engineer Regiment 
  Oct 00 – Mar 01: OP DESCANT 28 Engineer Regiment 
  Jun – Jul 03: Op CORAL (Congo)  28 Engineer Regiment 
  May – Jul 04: OP TARROCK (Afghanistan) 28 Engineer Regiment 
  Mar – Sep 05: OP DESCANT 28 Engineer Regiment 
  Oct 06 - Apr 07: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 5  
     
42 Field Squadron
c2008 Germany: Gordon Bks, Hameln 28 Engineer Regiment 
  Oct 09 - Apr 10: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 11  
     
     

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