HC Deb 24 March 1998 vol 309 cc87-8W
Mr. Key

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list by(a) craft or speciality and (b) unit the numbers of territorial army personnel serving in Bosnia. [35381]

Dr. Reid

There are currently 380 members of the Reserve Forces (including the Territorial Army and Individual Reservists), serving in Bosnia. They are drawn from the following specialisations:

Unit Number
Royal Armoured Corps 9
Royal Artillery 18
Royal Engineers 46
Royal Signals 26
Infantry 100
Army Air Corps 1
Royal Army Chaplains' Department 1
Royal Logistic Corps 107
Royal Army Medical Corps 7
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 25
Adjutant-General's Corps 37
Intelligence Corps 2
Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps 1

The individuals in that list are serving with the following units in the theatre:

Unit Number Specialisation
HQ SFOR 15 All
SFOR Support Command (Zagreb) 6 All
HQ Multinational Division (South West) 29 All
HQ MND(SW) Signals Squadron 42 Royal Signals
HQ National Support Element (Split, Croatia) 28 All
National Support Element Support Squadron (Split) 20 Royal Logistics Corps
UK Communications Troop 4 Royal Signals
9th/12th Lancers Battlegroup 10 Royal Armoured Corps
26 Regiment, Royal Artillery 11 Royal Artillery
35 Engineer Regiment 27 Royal Engineers
38 Engineer Regiment 15 Royal Engineers
1 King's Own Royal Border Regiment Battlegroup 81 Infantry
664 Squadron, Army Air Corps 1 Army Air Corps
4 General Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps 23 Royal Logistic Corps
2 Close Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps 4 Royal Logistic Corps
518 Pioneer Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps 2 Royal Logistic Corps
24 Armoured Field Ambulance 20 Royal Army Medical Corps, Royal Logistic Corps Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps
6 Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 8 Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
3 Regiment, Royal Military Police 32 Adjutant General's Corps
5 Allied Tactical Air Force, (Vicenza, Italy) 1 Varies
Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Support Helicopter Force 1 Varies

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