40 Indian Airborne Field Park Squadron RIE

40 Indian Airborne Field Park Squadron RIE

The 40 (King George V's Own Bengal Sappers and Miners) Airborne Field Park Squadron (Royal Indian Engineers) formed part of the 44 Indian Airborne Division (later renamed as the 2 Indian Airborne Division).

It comprised of 3 troops: one of Sikhs (workshop), one of Hindhus and one of Muslims.

Around 1946 the Squadron was based in Karachi.

Officers Commanding the Squadron:

Major R E Holden   July 1945

Major R C Tweddel January 1947

Compiled with the assistance of Lt Nic Blount. Record under construction

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