8 Squadron

8 Field Squadron
Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
1947 Kenya  34 Army Engineer Regiment
  1948: Disbanded  
     
8 Railway Squadron 
1945 Germany:   
1947.12 England: Longmoor  Formed: 
16 Railway Training Regiment
  Jul 65: Disbanded. Rail duties taken over by RCT   
     
8 Field Squadron
1967.07 England: Mooltan Barracks, Tidworth  Formed: 3 Div Engineers 
  7 Jan - 13 May 70: Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim  
  Sep 70: 3 Div Engineers renamed 22 Engineer Regiment  22 Engineer Regiment 
  15 Oct - 29 Nov 71: Northern Ireland Tour: Lurgan  
  11 Jan - 29 Mar 72: Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim  
  17 Jul - 16 Sep 72: Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh  
  21 Nov 73 - 22 Mar 74: Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim  
1975.01 England: Swinton Bks, Perham Down 22 Engineer Regiment
  11 Oct 75 - 10 Feb 76: Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  14 Jun - 11 Oct 77: Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  8 Jun - 9 Oct 79: Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  Mar - May 81: Cyprus:  Carried out minor engineering projects
  6 Dec 81 - 20 Apr 82: Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon  
  Nov 82 - Apr 83: Falkland Islands 37 Engineer Regiment 
  1993: Renamed 8 Armoured Engineer Squadron 22 Engineer Regiment
  10 Mar – 13 Sep 95: Northern Ireland Tour: Long Kesh Op Descant
2000? England: Swinton Barracks, Perham Down 26 Engineer Regiment
  Apr - Oct 07: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 6  
  Apr - Oct 12: Afghanistan: Op Herrick 16  
     

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