71 Squadron

Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
     
71 Field Squadron
1949 Wales: Cwrt-y-Gollen Camp, Crickhowell  Formed: 37 Army Engineer Regiment
  1950 renumbered 33 Squadron   
     
71 Field Squadron
1951 Wales: Cwrt-y-Gollen Camp, Crickhowell  Reformed: 39 Army Engineer Regiment
1952 Monte Bello Islands Det from 39 Regiment?
?? Kenya  39 Army Engineer Regiment
1955 England: Gillingham SME
1955 England: Devizes  28 Field Engineer Regiment
1956 Christmas Island 28 Field Engineer Regiment
  1957: Disbanded  
     
71 EOD Squadron
1971.07 England: Chattenden  Formed to clear Maplin Sands for the third London airport to be built there:
33 Engineer Regiment (EOD) 
  Aug 74: The project was abandoned in 1974 and the sqn disbanded  
     
71 Amphibious Engineer Squadron (HQ and Training)
1979.04 Bindon Barracks, Hameln 28 Amphibious Engineer: HQ Sqn became 71 Amph Eng Sqn (HQ and Trg)   
  1984: Renamed 71 Amphibious Engineer Support Squadron  
  1992: Regiment renamed 28 Engineer Regiment  
  1993: Disbanded  
     
     

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