54 Squadron, Royal Engineers [????-????] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

54 Squadron, Royal Engineers [????-????]

Name: 
54 Squadron, Royal Engineers
Type: 
Armed services
Status: 
Inactive

The squadron has been in Hong Kong several times, in slightly different versions (details from British Army units from 1945 on):

  • 1950-1962
    • 54 Field Squadron arrived in 1950, as part of 24 Field Engineer Regiment. When the regiment left Hong Kong in May 1958, the squadron stayed behind and became ...
    • 54 Independent Field Squadron. In October 1962 they were renamed again to become ...
    • 54 Corps Field Park Squadron. They left Hong Kong at the end of 1962.
  • 1971-1975
    • 54 (Hong Kong) Support Squadron was formed in 1971 by renaming the Hong Kong Support Squadron. At the end of 1975 it was disbanded. 

Ron Wallis has posted photos from his time with the 54 Field Squadron during 1950-52, when they were building Route Twisk.