7 Squadron

7 Field Squadron
Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
1949.07 Germany: Hameln Formed
21 Field Engineer Regiment
  Dec 50: Joined 26 Field Engineer Regiment 26 Field Engineer Regiment
  Nov 57: joined 7 Armoured Division Engineers 7 Armoured Division Engineers
1958 Germany: Roberts Barracks, Osnabruck  7 Armoured Division Engineers
In support of 12 Inf Bde
  Apr 58: 7 Armd Div Engineers became 5 Division Engineers 5 Div Engineers
In support of 12 Inf Bde
  Jul 60: 5 Div Engineers renamed 1 Div Engineers 1 Div Engineers
In support of 12 Inf Bde
  Jan 61: Roberts Barracks, Osnabruck  2 Div Engineers
In support of 12 Inf Bde
  Sep 67: Roberts Barracks, Osnabruck  2 Div Engineers
In support of 6 Inf Bde
1968.02 England: Deverell Barracks, Ripon 2 Div Engineers?
In support of 6 Inf Bde
  Apr 69: Deverell Barracks, Ripon 23 Engineer Regiment
In support of 6 Inf Bde
1977.04 Germany: Hohne 32 Engineer Regiment
In support of 7 Armd Bde
  10 Jul - 9 Nov 72: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  2 Jan - 3 May 74: Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh  Infantry Role
  9 Mar - 30 Jun 76: Northern Ireland Tour: Londonderry Infantry Role
1977.09 Germany: Assaye Barracks, Neinburg  21 Engineer Regiment 
  Apr 78: 21 Engineer Regiment renamed 1 Armd Div Engr Regiment 1 Armd Div Engr Regiment
  28 Mar - 26 Jul 79: Northern Ireland Tour: Lurgan/HMP Maze/Portadown 1 Armd Div Engr Regiment
Infantry Role
  6 Nov 80 - 20 Mar 81: Northern Ireland Tour: Ballykelly  
  Jan 81: 1 Armd Div Engr Regiment renamed 21 Engineer Regiment  21 Engineer Regiment 
  Feb - Jul 83: Falkland Islands 37 Engineer Regiment 
  Mar - Sep 92: Northern Ireland Tour:   
  Oct 93 - Mar 94: Clothing trials for the Combat Soldier 95  
  8 Sep 94: Renamed 7 HQ Squadron  
1996 Germany: Quebec Barracks, Osnabruck 21 Engineer Regiment 
2008.08 England: Claro Barracks, Ripon  21 Engineer Regiment 
  Apr - Oct 10: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 12  
  Oct 12 – Apr 13: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 17  
     

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