5 Field Squadron Royal Engineers

Compiled by Ed Boyle RAPC who served with 5 Fd Sqn 1972 -75 then 26 Engr Regt 1981-1983

Sennelager 73 - Pre Op Banner Trg


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Sgt Paul Lyttle REME, Sgt Keith Austin RE,
Sgt Ron Collins ACC

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Ssgt Harry Haward

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Sgt Tom Livingstone, WO1 George Dodd

Ballykelly Airfield 1973  

Squadron Photo

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 Coloured version                                                            



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Spr Travers on left, Sgt Eddie Boyle RAPC on right

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Ssgt Larry Inge on right

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?,  Eddie Boyle RAPC

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SSgt Roger Stanford

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Swanns bridge over River Roe Limavady

Current location

Bridge and surrounds completely changed since 1973

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Bringing in the baddies

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Marty Wild

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Tom Livingstone



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Eddie Boyle RAPC

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Sgt Ron Collins ACC

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Sgt Paul Lyttle REME

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Leaving parade.
Ssgt Roger Stanford

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Troop Photos prior to leaving - Can you identify the other troops?

         Plant                                              HQ                                           2 Tp

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                                                                 Derry 1974    

                                                                   Waterloo Car Park

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                                                                            We quickly made friends

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WO2 Pete Broadbant
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Pete Broadbent
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Senior Rank Accommodation
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Waterloo Place
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Tom MCulloch

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Sgt John  'Marty Wild'

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Ssgt Gordon MacNaught
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Gordon MacNaught
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Sqn Base


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? and
Sgt Eddie Boyle RAPC

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SQMS Business meeting
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Sgt 'Marty' Wild


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Sgts Eddie Boyle and 'Marty' Wild

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Sqn HQ staff
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Capt Eric Tait sitting right
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Brian John Horne

Waterloo Place PCP 

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Fixing arial

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Maj Ray

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Chief Clerk

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SNCO's Dining area

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'Marty Wilde' and Roger Stanford
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Chief Clerk
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Strand bomb alert
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Bomb alert

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Bomb alert

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Ssgt Roger Stanford
'Pigeon control officer'
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Aerial views of base area today Derry%2074/tn_Waterloo Car Park a.jpg (5827 bytes) Derry%2074/tn_Waterloo Car Park b.jpg (4731 bytes) Derry%2074/tn_Waterloo Car Park c.jpg (5613 bytes) Derry%2074/tn_Waterloo Car Park d.jpg (4995 bytes)  

Squadron Magazine

Regimental Magazine

Regimental Nominal Roll in Derry 1974 which includes 73 Fd Sqn ---- email me for access

External Link to Andy Smith's site for 2 Troop 5 Fd  Sqn 1972-75

Photos taken by Sgt John Bell


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RAPC Pay Team 1981

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Last updated 10 May 2017