216 Squadron

Dates Location Higher Formation / Notes
     
2 Independent Parachute Brigade Signal Squadron 
1948? Germany: Schleswig   
  ?: Renamed 16 Independent Parachute Brigade Group Signal Squadron   
1948.09 Germany: London Barracks, Hanover  
1949.12 England: Lille Barracks, North Camp, Aldershot  
1951.06 Cyprus: Waynes Keep  
1951.1 Egypt: Fayid-Fanara, Canal Zone  
1952.06 Egypt: St Gabriels at Ferrypoint, Moascar  
1954.08 England: Malta Barracks, Aldershot  
1956.08 Cyprus  
1956.11 Suez Invasion  
1956.12 Cyprus  
1956.12 England: Waterloo (East) Barracks, Aldershot  
1958.01.22 England: Barossa Barracks, Aldershot  
  Jun 58 - Jul 58: Cyprus: Nicosia  
  Jul 58 - Oct 58: Jordan  
  Oct 58 - Nov 58: Cyprus: tented camp near Famagusta   
  1 Sep 59: Renamed 216 Signal Squadron [Parachute Brigade Group]   
1960.01.05 England: Elles Barracks, Farnborough   
  Jan 64 - May 64: Cyprus: Elizabeth Camp, Nicosia  
1965.02.01 England: Arnhem Barracks, Aldershot  
  Feb 65: Renamed 216 Parachute Signal Squadron  
  9 Feb - 4 Jun 71: Northern Ireland: Kitchen Hill Factory, Lurgan Roulemount tour 
  1 Apr 77: Renamed 6 Field Force HQ and Signal Squadron  
1981 England: Jellalabad Barracks, Tidworth  
  1981: Renamed 1 Infantry Brigade Headquarters and Signal Squadron (216)  
  16 Dec 83: Renumbered 215 Squadron  
     
5 Airborne Brigade HQ & Signal Squadron (216)
1983.12.16 England: Arnhem Barracks, Aldershot 205 Signal Sqn renumbered
1999.09 England: Goojerat Bks, Colchester  
  Sep 99: Renamed 216 Signal Squadron (Air Assault)  
2006.09 England: Merville Bks, Colchester  
     
     

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