5 Squadron

5 Field Squadron
Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
1947.05 Dutch East Indies  
1947.08 Germany: Aldershot Barracks, Iserlohn 2 Division
  Jul 48: Came under command 23 Field Engineer Regiment 23 Field Engineer Regiment
1949.01 Germany: Hameln 23 Field Engineer Regiment
1950.07 Germany: Napier Bks, Dortmund 23 Field Engineer Regiment
1958.05 Germany: Iserlohn 4 Div Engineers
support of 5 Inf Bde
1960.03 Germany: Alanbrooke Barracks, Paderborn 4 Div Engineers
support of 5 Inf Bde
  Jan 64: Sp to 20 Armd Bde 4 Div Engineers
Sp to 20 Armd Bde
  Apr 69: 4 Div Engineers renamed 26 Engineer Regiment 26 Engineer Regiment
1970.11 Germany: Corunna Barracks, Iserlohn 26 Engineer Regiment
  30 Apr - 5 Aug 71: Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh  21 Engineer Regiment
Infantry role
  6 Mar - 6 Jul 73: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly and Long Kesh   
  8 Jul - 8 Nov 74: Northern Ireland Tour: Londonderry 26 Engineer Regiment
Infantry role
  Jan 78: 26 Engineer Regiment renamed 3 Armd Div Engr Regiment 3 Armd Div Engr Regiment
  28 Mar - 26 Jul 79: Northern Ireland Tour: Lurgan/HMP Maze/Portadown 3 Armd Div Engr Regiment
Infantry role
  1982: 3 Armd Div Engr Regiment renamed 26 Engineer Regiment 26 Engineer Regiment
  Nov 84 - Mar 85: Falkland Islands 37 Engineer Regiment 
  1st Gulf War  
  29 Oct 92 - May 93: Bosnia: Op Grapple 1, 3 Tp attached 37 Fd Sqn 37 Fd Sqn
  May 93: Transferred to 22 Engineer Regiment 22 Engineer Regiment
1994 England: Swinton Bks, Perham Down Joined remainder of regiment
  8 Sep - 20 Dec 95: Bosnia: Gornji Vakuf  'OP GRAPPLE 7'  
  20 Dec 95 - 15 Mar 96: Bosnia: Gornji Vakuf 'OP RESOLUTE'  
  Dec 97 - May 98: Northern Ireland Tour:  Infantry role
  Mar - Sep 99: Bosnia 22 Engineer Regiment
  5 Armoured Engineer Squadron  
c2007 England: Swinton Bks, Perham Down 22 Engineer Regiment
     

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