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British Units in Dhofar
A large diversity of British Units were stationed in Oman. Some in large numbers and some represented by a single individual. There were a number of British Servicemen seconded to the Sultan's forces and of course there were a number of "contract" officers and soldiers of British origin.

The intended deployment was as follows and was not insignificant.
 
 
 
 
 
All of these servicemen were volunteers and reportedly took no part in any fighting....
 
The MOD was determined that the presence of British servicemen was kept as low profile as possible and detailed instructions were given as how to answer any questions that might arise if the press or anyone else  started to ask questions.

Press Guidance
 
Mr Paul Rose - MP for Blackley near Manchester - had asked for information from Lord Balniel in the Commons on 20th of January 1972 about British involvement in Dhofar and received a very limited reply.
 
 
 
The Documents above are from the PRO at Kew and are reproduced under the OGL conditions. relating to Crown Copyright
 
 
Army

 Royal Artillery

 

"Cracker" battery officers and men
Locating troop/ Radar troop
Meteorological troop
RA Signallers
  BATT
'B' & 'G' Sqn
Attached specialists
  Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers VMs
Specialist electronic
  Royal Engineers 48,50 and 60 Field  Squadrons
Electricians
Plant operators
 
Intelligence Corps
BATT attached
  Royal Corps of Signals 30 Signal Regiment
222 Signal Sqn
609 Signal troop
  Royal Army Medical Corps 55FST
BATT MOs
Some RAF and RN incorporated
24 Field Ambulance
  Royal Corps of Transport Air Despatch (BATT)
Sections of Port Regiment
RAF RAF "Services" Admin Staff
MT staff
Electricians
Cooks
 
Regiment
2,15,51 Sqns
 
RAF Fire Crews
 
 
RAF Police
 
 
RAF Officers (Seconded)
SOAF
     
RN
RN Medical Services
Surgeon to FST
 
Marine Officers (Seconded)
SAF