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36 (Essex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron Colchester and Chelmsford

A message from the Officer Commanding

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to 36 (Essex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron.

Our troops are based in Colchester and Chelmsford and we provide Communications Information Systems in support UK Operation; where we can be called upon to provide communications infrastructure in a variety of situations.

Some of the trades on offer are Royal Signals Radio Operators (Various radio systems both secure and insecure, VTC and Data) Chefs, Drivers, Clerks, Combat Medics so if you are in the vicinity of Colchester or Chelmsford and are interested in joining, you are more than welcome.
Maj Price
Officer Commanding

What We Provide

The Sqn provides a rapid deployment of reliable communications. As a result the Sqn can be called upon to provide support to the government, and blue light services at little notice. The Squadron have supported various Operations such as Op HERRICK 20 (Afghanistan), Op PITCHPOLE the December UK floods, Op COMMET support to the Commonwealth Games and Op ISMAY the NATO Summit.  Much of the time is spent working hard and training, one night a week and at least two weekends a month on exercise.
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Adventurous Training and Sport

There are also opportunities to gain Adventurous Training qualifications and participate in overseas expeditions.

The hard work is repaid through the opportunity to take part in Adventurous Training such as skiing, snow boarding, kayaking, parachuting and hill walking.

There are many opportunities to participate in varied sporting activities and members of the Squadron have played at Regimental and Corps level in Rugby, Football, Netball and Volleyball.

Joining the Army as an Army Reservist means that you do all your training and military duties in you spare time, it makes it possible to get many of the benefits of Army life and combine them with your civilian life and career.


If you are looking for a second career with the opportunity to enhance and learn more skills; are aged between 17 and 9 months and 43; like a challenge and think you are good enough to help the local community in their time of need, then call, email, visit us or use the link in the right column and we will tell you more.

There are opportunities for careers as both Officers and Soldiers.

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36 Sig Sqn - Contact

Telephone: 01206 816613 or 6626

Email: 71SIG-36-PSAO@mod.uk

36 (Essex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron Headquarters
71st (City of London) Yeomanry Signal Regiment
Army Reserve Centre, COLCHESTER

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