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523 (Hull) Headquarters Squadron

523 (Hull) Headquarters Squadron RLC is co-located with the Regimental Headquarters (RHQ) in Londesborough Barracks, Hull. We are recruiting Army Reserve soldiers to fill a number of vacancies in different trade groups.


In order to meet our demanding role, the Squadron is equipped with a range of vehicles and equipment:

• Fitted for Radio (FFR) Land Rovers with modern digital Bowman communications systems
• 6 tonne MAN Support Vehicles with off-road capability
• Associated cargo trailers
• Transportable Operations Offices
• Portable cook sets


To enable the Squadron to operate effectively, our soldiers are trained and skilled in a wide variety of trades:

• Military Driver (up to category C+E)
• Communications Specialist
• Human Resources Specialist
• Chef
• Combat Medical Technician

In addition to your primary trade, you will also be given the opportunity to gain instructor qualifications in military subjects like map reading and weapon handling.


Due to the Squadron’s unique role within the Regiment, it comprises a number of departments, detachments, sections and troops:

• Regimental Headquarters (RHQ)
• Squadron Headquarters (SHQ)
• Quartermaster’s Department
• Motor Transport Troop
• Catering Section
• Regimental Administration Detachment
• Communications Troop
• Medical Detachment
• Regimental Recruiting and Mentoring Team
• The Band of 150 Regt RLC

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