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Royal Army Ordnance Corps

BAOR/UKMF Field Force Units 

circa 1988

With Ord Company Locations v Old OFP or Unit Titles



HQ 1 Ord Bn - VERDEN [1 (BR) Corps]
11 Ord Coy - Soltau < 1 ADOC < Eliments of 7/11 OFP
12 Ord Coy - Osnabruck < 2 ADOC < 12 OFP
13 Rear Ord Coy - Obernkirchen - [FSts Hulsade]

HQ 2 Ord Bn - CATTERICK (UKMF) [2 Inf Div]
21 Ord Coy - Catterick - New Company 
22 Ord Coy (V) - Middlesborough < 50 OMP (V) Split [CSA 1]
23 Ord Coy (V) - Leeds < 50 OMP (V) Split [CSA 2]

HQ 3 Ord Bn - SOEST [3 Armd Div]
31 Ord Coy - Munster < 5 FFOC < 4 OFP
32 Ord Coy - Minden < Swapped title with 42 Ord Coy
33 Rear Ord Coy - Enkesen < 3ADOC < 6 OFP [FSts Munster & Dortmund]

HQ 4 Ord Bn - HERFORD [4 Armd Div]
41 Ord Coy - Detmold < 4 ADOC < 20 OFP
42 Ord Coy - Colchester < Swapped title with 32 Ord Coy < 7 FFOC
43 Rear Ord Coy - Hannover - [FStS Tappen & Harderode]

HQ 5 Ord Bn - PADERBORN < 1 (BR) Corps Combat Supplies Battalion < 1 COMP [1 (BR) Corps]
51 Ord Coy - Paderborn/Obernkirchen < 49 RP Company
52 Ord Coy - Paderborn/Pombsen < 43 RP Company (formed 1971) [CSA 2]
53 Ord Coy - Sennelarger < 44 RP Company [CSA 1]
54 Ord Coy (V) - CVHQ  < 41 RP Company (V) [CSA 1]
55 Ord Coy (V) - Heston < 42 RP Company (V)[CSA 2]

HQ 6 Ord Bn - BIELEFLED [1 (BR) Corps - 6 Armd Bde]
61 Ord Coy - Gutersloh < 1 CTOC < 10 OFP < 1 (BR) Corps Troops OFP
62 Ord Coy - Bielefled - New Company (Holds Bulk Stores for 22 & 23 Ord Coys (V) WMR) [Deploy from Static Units]
63 Ord Coy - Bielefled - New Company [Deploy from Static Units] [CSA 2]
64 Ord Coy - Bielefled - New Company [Deploy from Static Units] [CSA 1]

HQ 7 Ord  - CVHQ Deepcut  [7 Field Force]
71 Ord Coy (V) - CVHQ < 7 FFOC < 19 OFP
72 Ord Coy (V) - Telford
73 Ord Coy (V) - Romford < 533 Supply Company (V) ~ 73 Supply Company (V) 
74 Ord Coy (V) - Portsmouth

7 GM Coy - Deploy from 154 FAD Wolfern

75 (BATUS) Coy RAOC
76 (FI) Coy RAOC - Formed 1982 - Part of FILOG Bn
77 (FI) Coy RAOC - Formed 1982 - Part of FILOG Bn
78 (BELIZE) Coy RAOC < Ord Services Belize

 

[5 Airborne Brigade Logistics Bn] < 16 Para Bde
82 (Airbourne) Ord Coy  < 82 FFOC < 6 FFOC < 16 Para OFP

HQ 9 Ord Bn - CORSHAM - New Battalion [9 Field Force]
90 Ord Coy - Tidworth <  Renamed from 81 Ord Coy
91 Ord Coy - Corsham < from 47 UKMF(L) Coy
92 Ord Coy (Reserve Shadow) - Kineton < 45 & 46 (Shadow) Coy < from 10 Ord Supp Bn
93 Ord Coy (V) - Hilsea < 21 Supply Platoon ~ 93 Petroleum Platoon
94 Ord Coy (V) - Glasgow < 51 Ordnance Field Park (V) < 51 Stores Company (V)
HQ RAOC/EFI - NAAFI Andover

10 Ord Support Bn - DEVIZES - Disbanded and split between 9 Ord & AMF(L)

 
HQ 11 Ord (EOD) Bn  - DIDCOT < 1 AIDU
321 EOD Coy - Northern Ireland < Was 321 (Shadow) EOD Company, Bramley till 1969
421 EOD Coy (Reserve Shadow) - Kineton < 421 (Shadow) EOD Company
521 EOD Coy - UK EOD Detachments (North)
621 EOD Coy - UK EOD Detachments (Midlands)
721 EOD Coy - UK EOD Detachments (South)
531 EOD Coy (V) - CVHQ/Didcot - New Unit
631 EOD Coy (V) - CVHQ/Didcot - New Unit
731 EOD Coy (V) - CVHQ/Didcot - New Unit

221 (BAOR) EOD Coy - HQ @ Herford, Detachments at Bracht, Walsrode & Wolfern

[24 Air Mobile Brigade]
24 (Air Mobile) Ord Company < 24 OFP

[Commando Logistic Regiment]
Commando Ord Sqn < 3 Cdo Bde OFP

[Logistic Support Bn AMF(L)] 
AMF(L) Supply Coy - Devizes  < from 48 AMF(L) Coy, 10 Ord Supp Bn

1 Aircraft Support Unit (Middle Wallop)

2 Aircraft Support Unit (Detmold)

So using these locations - Can we work backwards to the early 1970's and name the OFP's etc at that time?

CVHQ = Centrol Volunter HQ
EOD = Explosive Ordnance Disposal
COMP = Corps Ordnance Maintenance Battalion
OFP = Ordnance Field Park
OMP = Ordnance Maintenance Park
ADOC - Armoured Division Ordnance Company 
FFOC = Field Force Ordnance Company
CTOC = Corps Troops Ordnance Company
FStS = Forward Storeage Site
CSA = Combat Supplies Area

 

Mike Conerford