Airborne Engineers Association
Scotland

News


Please Take Note

 Our next meeting will take place at 1300 hrs. on Sunday 20 May 2018, at the Royal British Legion, Central Branch, 33 Rodney Street, Edinburgh.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

53rd Anniversary of the battle at Al Milah, Radfan.

At 0015 hours on 12 April 1965 the British Army Canp at Al Milah, Radfan was attacked by dissidents. Based at the camp were 24 Field Squadron Royal Engineers and 300 Parachute Field Squadron Royal Engineers. During the firefight which lasted an hour two men were killed and five others were wounded.
Those killed in action were WO2 John F Lonergan of 300 Para Sqn and Sergeant Cyril Atfield, RAPC attached to 24  Sqn. Five others were wounded including three from 24 Sqn and Captain Eogahann maclachlainn and Sergeant Gibson Earl from 300 Para Sqn. The Ministry of Defence have denied members of 300 Para Sqn the General Service Medal62 with Clasp South Arabia because they never met the criteria of 30 days in theatre. Although the dead and wounded of 300 Para Sqn are entitled to medallic recognition no one to date has received the medal. Shame on the MoD.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Future Meetings

Sunday 15 July 1300hrs.
Sunday 16 September 1300hrs.
AGM Sunday 18 November 1230hrs.
-----------------------------------------------

AEA Scotland Events for 2018.



General Service Medal 62 with Clasp South Arabia.

----------------------------------------------------------------

Renaming Ceremony Kingsbury ARC to "Lonergan Lines"
12 April 2016.
Please click the link to view all photographs

http://mod.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=4223c93d7a2d2a26bb3e084f4&id=de603cab27&e=bb52c688e6
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Birth and Early Years
 2 Troop 300 Airborne Squadron R.E.
 "The Edinburgh Troop".
By D. H. Thomas.
------------------
The History of 131 Commando Squadron Royal Engineers
1947 to Present Day
----------------------

 

AEA Scotland Minutes Archive in PDF.

2009     11 AGM 15 November

2010     17 January     21 March      16 May     18 July     19 September      12 AGM 21 November

2011    16 January     20 March      15 May     17 July     18 September      13 AGM 20 November

2012    15 January     18 March      20 May     15 July     16 September       14 AGM 18 November

2013     20 January      17 March     19 May     21 July     15 September       15 AGM 17 November

2014     19 January      16 March      18 May    20 July      31 August            16 AGM 16 November

2015     18 January      15 March      17 May    19 July     20 September       17 AGM 15 November

2016     17 January       20 March     15 May    17 July      18 September       18 AGM 20 November

2017     15 January       19 March      21 May    16 July     17 September       19 AGM 19 November

2018     21 January