WW2 Royal Engineers sweetheart brooch, Silver and Enamel, by Hallam, VGC (459) £5.75 8d 19h + £10.75 postage. We currently have a huge backlog of submissions which need to be edited for display online, if you have a good standard of written English, an interest in the two World Wars and a little time to spare online we would appreciate your help. recording and preserving recollections, documents, photographs and small items. We are also looking for volunteers to help with the website. Sep 14, 2016 - Anything related to the Royal Engineers, British Expeditionary Force WW 2 in honour of my Grandfather Warrant Sergeant Joseph William Plaster, service number 2215440, 190th Railway Operating Company, RE, British Expeditionary Force France; and Persia and Iraq Force 1939 to 1945 and all the brave men who served with him. ROYAL ENGINEERS. 1st Assault (Engineer) Regiment, Royal Engineers, 1st Railway Construction and Maintenance Group, 5th Railway Operating Coy. The Corps of Royal Engineers - find Old Comrades from the online tribute. 473. 131 Independent Commando Squadron Royal Engineers (Volunteers) ' formed 24 Commando Regiment Royal Engineers in early 2007; 135 Independent Geographic Squadron Royal Engineers (Volunteers) Engineer and Logistic Staff Corps (Volunteers) 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group (previously Military Works Force) 62 Works Group Field Companies of the Royal Engineers. It was twelve times bigger than the peacetime establishment. It was in the hands of the technically skilled RE's to develop responses to chemical and underground warfare. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google It is reported that a local soldier Lance Corporal Robert Taylor aged 30 of the 16th Bomb Disposal Coy, Royal Engineers drowned on the 7th May 1941 in an accident on the River Ribble. Sapper (d.23rd April 1941), Sharkey William Quinn. Royal Engineers (WWII) Post by Bute01 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:30 pm Hi Graham Thanks for the info. Kerry and W.A. 5th Field Company (2nd Division) 7th Field Company (50th Northumbrian Division) 9th Field Company (4th Division) 11th Field Company (33rd Division) 12th … . The Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive collection covers the history of the Corps, from its origins to the present day, and is available for researchers to view by appointment. Records of Royal Engineers from other sources. Field Companies . The Royal Engineers Militia, Volunteers and Territorials, had a lightly different badge in that the motto Ubique was omitted from the scroll, in its place was a laurel branch. 473. blackjack_34. to help with the costs of keeping the site running. For example, if they were serving with the Royal Army Service Corps, they were allotted a number from 1 to 294,000. In 1911 the Corps formed its Air Battalion, the first flying unit of the British Armed Forces. Before the Second World War, Royal Engineers recruits were required to be at least 5 feet 4 inches tall (5 feet 2 inches for the Mounted Branch). WW1 Royal Engineers Corps (George V) Cap Badge - LUGS VERSION £17.99. Groups. You can use ANY of the fields below to search for members,or type REA in the first name box to find various REA details. The nature of this campaign provides an example of the vital job done by the RCE. Serjeant (d.24th April 1945), Stuart William. Helping people find out more about their relatives wartime experiences since 1999 by Add to Basket. photographs, documents or items from the First or Second World War, please do not destroy them. blackjack_34. Royal Engineers, 239th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers, 245th (Welsh) Field Company, Royal Engineers, 249th (Airborne) Field Company, Royal Engineers, 254th (West Lancashire) Field Park Company, Royal Engineers, 284th Armoured Assault Squadron, Royal Engineers, 286th (Airborne) Field Park Company, Royal Engineers, 291st Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers, 292nd Army Field Company, Royal Engineers, 508th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers, 579 (Kent Fortress) Field Coy, Royal Engineers, 591st Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers, 603rd Railway Construction Company, Royal Engineers, 607th Railway Construction Company, Royal Engineers, 622nd Construction Company, Royal Engineers, 624th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers, 698th General Construction Company, Royal Engineers, 701 Gen Construction Coy. Add a Name to this List 217 Field Squadron. These number blocks are shown in the table below. If you have a general question please post it on our Facebook page. The RE's maintained the railways, roads, water supply, bridges and transport - allowing supplies to the armies. There are:1366 items tagged Royal Engineers available in our Library These include information on officers, regimental histories, letters, diary entries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Second World War. They were the direct descent from William the Conqueror's Military Engineers who were directed in 1066 by Humphrey de Tilleaul. In good condition. The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is a corps of the British Army. Want to know what life was like during the War? A group of men of 527 (2nd Durham) Field Company, a Territorial unit that served under command of 5th Division. The Wartime Memories Project is run by volunteers and this website is funded by donations from our visitors. Royal Engineers 222 Field Company, 241st Artizan Work Co. 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