61 Squadron

Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
     
61 Engineer Squadron 
1949 England: Maidstone  Formed: 36 Army Engineer Regiment
  Jan 50: Renumbered 58 Engineer Squadron  
     
61 Field Squadron 
1951 Germany: Roberts Barracks, Osnabruck  Reformed: 38 Corps Engineer Regiment 
  1958 - Feb 59: Christmas Island 38 Corps Engineer Regiment
1959.02 England: Ripon  
  Feb 59: Retitled 48 Field Squadron  
     
61 Field Park Squadron 
1964 England: The Barracks, Maidstone  Reformed: 36 Engineer Regiment 
  Sep 66 - Feb 67: Bahrain 36 Engineer Regiment 
  Jan 68: Renamed 61 Field Support Squadron  
  Feb 72: Renamed 61 HQ Squadron RHQ and Sqn amalgamated to form 61 HQ Sqn
  Apr 77: Renamed 61 Field Support Squadron  
  Oct 83 - Mar 84: Falkland Islands 37 Engineer Regiment 
  Apr - Oct 94: Bosnia (Op Grapple 4)  
  c2003: Renamed 61 Field Support Squadron (Air Assault).   
  c2003: Came under command 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault) 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault)
2006 -  England: Rock Barracks, Woodbridge 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault)
  Apr - Oct 08: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 8  
  Oct 10 - Apr 11: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 13  
     
     

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