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Senior RE Officers listening to a demo of a ticking bomb (no further drill-down)

Chief Engineer SE Command, Brig John Stone OBE MC (centre) listening to a 'ticking 17 fuze'. Lt Col Wilbraham (right), Lt Col Lynn (in dark forage cap by the bomb) and Col Nott-Bower (bareheaded) - all at a demo for 'Bigwigs'. Photo courtesy of JH Setchell MBE ERD.

DIRECTORS OF BOMB DISPOSAL

1940-1942 Maj Gen G.B.O. TAYLOR CB CBE

1942-1944 Brigadier H.H. BATEMAN DSO OBE MC

1944-1946 Col G.D. De’ATH

1946-1948 Col A. CLEGHORN

1948- Lt Col M.D. MACLAGAN RE

 

COMMANDING OFFICERS - HQ BD UNITS (UK) RE

  -1950 Lt Col M.C. MACLAGAN RE

1950-1952 Lt Col G.V. MICKLAM RE

1952-1954 Lt Col G.S. COODE RE

1954-1957 Lt Col G.O.H. SLADE RE

1957-1959 Lt Col N.H.S. BARKER RE

1959-1962 Lt Col J.H. CLARK MC RE

1962-1964 Lt Col C.A.A. CROUCH RE

1964 - 1967 Lt Col A.G. TOWNSEND ROSE RE

1967-1969 Lt Col I.T.C. WILSON MBE MC RE

1969- Lt Col F.W.B. CARTER RE

 

CRE EOD UNITS RE

-1971 Lt Col F.W.B. CARTER RE

1971- Lt Col R.C. PLUMMER RE

 

COMMANDING OFFICERS – 33 ENGINEER REGIMENT (EOD)

-1974 Lt Col R.C. PLUMMER RE

1974-1976 Lt Col G.J. CHAVE RE

1976-1979 Lt Col M. FRASER ALLEN RE

1979-1981 Lt Col R.H. AYLMORE RE

1981-1984 Lt Col A. HOWGATE RE

1984-1986 Lt Col C.P.R. BATES RE

1986-1988 Lt Col A.A. WILSON OBE RE

In June 1988 the four TA Squadrons of 33 Engr Regt (EOD) were formed into 101 (City of London) Engineer Regiment (EOD) (V), commanded by Lt Col J Marsh RE.

A List of Commanding Officers of all BD / EOD Regiments is planned and this website will be updated in due course.

 

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