56th Field Engineer Squadron

The official lineage of the 56th Field Engineer Squadron


Branch camp flag

Branch camp flag


This Reserve Force squadron originated in St. John's, Newfoundland on 24 October 1949, when the '56th Independent Field Squadron, RCE' was authorized to be formed.Footnote 1 It was redesignated: '56th Field Squadron, RCE' on 15 September 1954;Footnote 2 '56th Field Engineer Squadron (M)' on 21 May 1975;Footnote 3 and '56th Field Engineer Squadron' on 4 September 1992.Footnote 5

Headquarters Location

St. John's, Newfoundland

Operational history


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