1TRRE

1947

 

Formed at Malvern from 1 Training Bn.

 

  

1948 - 1958

 

Malvern

 

 

1959

 

Malvern. Jan moved to Cove. Feb absorbed 6 Training Regiment. May absorbed 9 Training Regiment. 27 and 28 Training Squadrons transferred from 6 Training Regiment and 57 Training Squadron from 36 Regiment.

 

  

1960

 

Cove with 27, 28 and 57 Training Squadrons. 57 Training Squadron disbanded and C Training Squadron became 57 Training Squadron.

 

  

1961

 

Cove with 27, 28 and 57 Training Squadrons.

 

  

1962

 

Cove with 27, 28 and 57 Training Squadrons. Regiment absorbed 4 Training Regiment with 55 Training Squadron and 56 (MT) Squadron (which remained atAldershot). HQ Sqn formed.

 

  

1963

 

Cove with 27, 28, 55 and 57 Training Squadrons, HQ Squadron with 56 (MT) Squadron at Aldershot. 56 (MT) Squadron moved to Crookham.

 

 

1964 - 1967

 

Cove with 27, 28, 55 and 57 Training Squadrons, HQ Squadron with 56 (MT) Squadron at Crookham.

 

  

1968

 

Cove with 27, 28, 55 and 57 Training Squadrons, HQ Squadron with 56 (MT) Squadron at Crookham. 1 Trg Regt reorganized and 3 Trg Regt reformed, 56 (MT) Squadron and 57 Trg Sqn transferred to 3 Trg Regt.

 

 

1969 - 1972

 

Cove with 27, 28 and 55 Training Squadrons and HQ Squadron.

 

 

1973

 

Cove with 27, 28 and 55 Training Squadrons and HQ Squadron. 27 Trg Sqn disbanded and HQ Sqn renamed 27 HQ Sqn.

 

  

1974 - 1976

 

Cove with 28 and 55 Training Squadrons and 27 HQ Squadron.

 

 

1977

 

Cove with 28 and 55 Training Squadrons and 27 HQ Squadron. 1 and 3 Trg Regts reorganised, 55 Trg Sqn transferred to 3 Trg Regt and 56 (MT) Squadron transferred from 3 Trg Regt remaining at Crookham.

 

 

1978

 

Cove with 28 Training Squadron, 56 (MT) Squadron (Crookham) and 27 HQ Squadron.

 

  

1979

 

Cove with 28 Training Squadron, 56 (MT) Squadron (Crookham) and 27 HQ Squadron. 27 HQ Squadron disbanded and replaced by a HQ Troop. Regiment moved to purpose built Gibraltar Barracks at Camberly, 56 (MT) Squadron remained at Crookham.

 

 

1980

 

Gibraltar Barracks, Camberly with 28 Training Squadron, 56 (MT) Squadron (Crookham) and HQ Troop. 27 HQ and Volunteer Trg Sqn formed from HQ Troop.

 

  

1981 -

 

Gibraltar Barracks, Camberly with 28 Training Squadron, 56 (MT) Squadron (Crookham) and 27 HQ and Volunteer Trg Sqn.


Comments

I was at Cove 1 TRRE from 2/2/65 till 12/9/67 as a training Cpl I have photos of the some of my poor recruits the group shots pre-passout.Can I put them on here if I find them ?

i have posted lots of them.I Started a group for all Royal Engineers who served with 1,3 and 9 Training Regiment at Southwood camp, Cove, Farnborough. https://www.facebook.com/groups/942857262404728/. We have lots of 65- 67 members

I was in 67/80 party start 12 June ended 31 Oct posted out on 13 Nov to 65 Sqn. I would be more than a little interested in any photos you may have. TYVM

basic training
Malvern 1954 2 weeks
Aldershot 1954 10 weeks
Maidstone Invicta camp 1954 oct 1955
Cyprus1955 1956
Maidstone 1956 Demobed aug 1956

as a training sapper,with82 party, training nco, g.gaynor,j,frazat?from liverpool,meant him at 44field park atpaderborn,he was with one of other squardrons which was there

I was a Trg NCO with 27 Sqn, had a great time their, learned to drive, became a dry ski slope instructor, and
Enjoyed training new recruits as well as Potential Officers.

I reported to 1TRRE in October 1962.49 was our party.Sgt Sneddon party sgt.
RSM was Abe Stack,SDI was WO1 Vickerman,JDI Cpl Colin Fry.That winter was the worst on record for deep snow.Breaking the ice on Hawley Lake to do the Bridging was one hell of a job.I remember walking up the road for a fry up at the "Hasty Tasty"cafe.We had our passing out "DO"in the White Bear in soho.If ther are any old 49 niners who red this get in touch.
In my room I can remember,Mick Bertram,Jimmy Ross,Garth Stevens and Mick Holland.We were all "earwigs"to the party sgt.We even made a party song about him which he insisted on us singing whenever we marched.HAPPY TIMES