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59 , FIELD SQUADRON,   ROYAL ENGINEERS  1966---1969

 

        Names of serving , Officers , NCO's , Sappers.                 

 

                                     Lt Charlton                   Lt Biscombe

                                                          3 Troop  

 

                 S/sgt  Vowles                    S/sgt Bill Lewis                  Sgt Jim Benson

                 cpl Dave Conlon R.I.P.      cpl ginger Robinson           L/cplTaffy Wolf

                 L/cpl Jackson (Malta)       L/cpl Forster

 

 Derek Sandilands         Ray McCormick          John Bell                 Phillip Massey 

 Melvyn Orchard            Dave Guest /cook     Ginger  Dadswell     Phillip Middlemass

 Christie                           Bill Parker                 Mick Grayson         Neville Singh

 Britton                            Colquhoun                 Geordie Kerr          Taff Whelan

 Paddy Wilson                Robert Stobo              Killick                     Ivor Lynham

 Taffy Skip                      Maguwigian               Taffy Jones             Paul Barker

 Hans Coulson                Richard Bonner                

                                          

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59 FIELD SQUADRON ROYAL ENGINEERS

THE HISTORY

Unit Name

Location

Dates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

59 Field Squadron

England: Perham Down

Jan 50 - 1954

 

 

59 Airfield Construction Squadron

England: Perham Down

1954 - Aug 56

 

 

 

England: Brompton Bks, Chatham

Aug 56 - Nov 57

 

 

 

England: Ripon

Nov 57 - Jan 58

 

 

 

Christmas Island

Jan 58 - 1958

 

 

59 Field Squadron

Christmas Island

1958 - Dec 58

 

 

 

England: Brompton Bks, Chatham

Dec 58 - Aug 60

 

 

 

Cameroons

Aug 60 - Jun 61

 

 

 

England: Brompton Bks, Chatham

Jun 61 - Jan 62

 

 

59 SME Squadron

 

. England:

 Brompton Bks, Chatham

1 Jan 62 - Jul 62

 

 

59 RSME Squadron

England:

Brompton Bks, Chatham

Jul 62 - 15 Dec 62

 

 

59 Field Squadron

England:

Maidstone

Apr 63 - May 63

 

 

 

England: Shorncliffe

May 63 - Jan 64

 

 

 

Thailand: Op Crown (Airfield Construction)

Jan 64 - Dec 65

 

 

 

Singapore

Dec 65 - May 66

 

 

 

Thailand: Op Crown (Airfield Construction)

May 66 - Oct 66

 

 

 

Singapore

Oct 66 - Jan 67

 

 

 

Singapore

Jan 67 - 1 Apr 71

 

 

59 Independent Commando Squadron

Singapore

1 Apr 71 - May 71

 

 

 

England: Stonehouse Barracks, Plymouth

May 71 - 1971

 

 

 

England: Crownhill Fort , Plymouth

1971 - 1995

 

 

 

Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim

24 Jul - 21 Nov 72

 

 

 

Northern Ireland Tour: Antrim

20 Mar - 24 Jul 74

 

 

 

Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon

12 Feb - 11 Jun 76

 

 

 

Northern Ireland Tour: Castledillon

10 Jun - 23 Oct 80

 

 

 

Falkland Islands

5 Apr - 11 Jul 82

 

 

 

Northern Iraq: Op Haven

1991

 

 

 

England: RMB Chivenor

1995 - 1 Apr 08

 

 

 

Northern Ireland Tour:

1998

 

 

59 Commando Field Squadron

England: Chivenor, North Devon

1 Apr 08 -

 

 

 

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