BOMB DISPOSAL HEADS

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.

THE HISTORY

Royal Engineer Bomb Disposal has a rich and interesting history.
Discover how it all began.

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