59 Squadron

Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
     
59 Field Squadron
1950.01 England: Perham Down Formed by renumbering 44 Field Squadron
32 Assault Engineer Regiment
  1954: Renamed 59 Airfield Construction Squadron  
1956.08 England: Brompton Bks, Chatham SME Chatham
1957.11 Christmas Island 38 Corps Engineer Regiment
1958.12 England: Brompton Bks, Chatham SME Chatham
  Dec 58: Renamed 59 Field Squadron  
  Feb 59: Absorbed 66 Squadron  
  Aug 60 - Jun 61: Cameroons  
  Jan 62: Rundown to a cadre and amalgamated with B Sqn Depot Regt to form 59 SME Sqn  
  Jul 62: SME renamed RSME, squadron renamed 59 RSME Squadron  
  15 Dec 62: Retitled 36 RSME Squadron  
     
59 Field Squadron
1963.04 England: Maidstone Reformed: 36 Corps Engineer Regiment 
1963.05 England: Shorncliffe 36 Corps Engineer Regiment 
1964.01 Singapore Indep?
  Jan 64 - Dec 65: Thailand: Op Crown (Airfield Construction) Indep?
  May 66 - Oct 66: Thailand: Op Crown (Airfield Construction) Indep?
1966.10 Singapore: Cloutman Lines  Indep?
  Jan 67: Came under command 3 Commando Brigade 3 Commando Brigade
  1 Apr 71: Renamed 59 Independent Commando Squadron  
1971.05 England: Stonehouse Barracks, Plymouth  
  Oct 1971: Condor Troop moved permanently to Arbroath in sp 45 Cdo  
1971 England: Crownhill Fort , Plymouth  
  24 Jul - 21 Nov 72: Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim  
  20 Mar - 24 Jul 74: Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim less 2 Tp and Condor Tp
  12 Feb - 11 Jun 76: Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  1980: Plymouth (Two Fd Tps & Sp Tp), Arbroath (Condor Tp in sp 45 Cdo)  
  10 Jun - 23 Oct 80: Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  5 Apr - 11 Jul 82: Falkland Islands  
  May - Sep 84: Falkland Islands 37 Engineer Regiment 
  Apr 87: Condor Tp moved to Plymouth  
  1991: Northern Iraq: Op Haven  
1995 England: RMB Chivenor  
  1998: Northern Ireland Tour:   
  Oct 06 - Apr 07: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 5  
  59 Commando Field Squadron  
1 Apr 08 -  England: Chivenor, North Devon 24 Commando Engineer Regiment
  Oct 08 - Apr 09: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 9  
  Apr - Oct 11: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 14  
     
     
     

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