In 2008 the existing 59 Independent Commando Squadron RE was expanded to form a Regiment. After a 2012 Government review of Army manpower, the Regiment was reduced in size to form three squadrons.
59 Independent Commando Squadron RE
Sapper Pradeep Gandhi, 59 Commando Sqn., RE, died during operations on the Falkland Islands.
Sapper Christopher Jones, 59 Commando Sqn., RE, attached to 45 Commando RM, died during during operations against enemy forces dug in on the Falkland Islands mountain ridge known as Two Sisters.