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By the end of the Peninsular War in 1814 there were five companies serving with Wellington's Army. These number blocks are shown in the table below. As the name suggests the various tanks were operated by the Royal Engineers, although the drivers were men from the Royal Tank Regiment. It was in the hands of the technically skilled RE's to develop responses to chemical and underground warfare. 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. . 1943 . A group of men of 527 (2nd Durham) Field Company, a Territorial unit that served under command of 5th Division. Add to Basket. 217 Field Squadron. 5th Field Company (2nd Division) 7th Field Company (50th Northumbrian Division) 9th Field Company (4th Division) 11th Field Company (33rd Division) 12th â¦ We are now on Facebook. WWI War Diary Of Sapper. WW2 Royal Engineers sweetheart brooch, Silver and Enamel, by Hallam, VGC (459) £5.75 8d 19h + £10.75 postage. Royal Engineer Bomb Disposal began during WWII. By 1 August 1917, it had grown to a total of 295668. Royal Engineers, 166th Railway Construction Coy. to help with the costs of keeping the site running. The Royal Marine Engineers were part the Royal Marine Division raised in 1940. 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 Message 1 - Royal Engineers 1940 Posted on: 03 December 2004 by sgt_george. WW2 Royal Engineers Corps (George VI) BI-METAL Cap Badge £17.99. Spr. Helping people find out more about their relatives wartime experiences since 1999 by Drvr. Each was designed to deal with a particular problem such bridging a tank ditch, or destroying mines with flails and they included the Duplex Drive â DD â swimming tanks used by both British and American forces on D-Day. A field company was a unit of the Royal Engineers which was usually found serving as part of an infantry division during the Second World War. 54th Field Company, Royal Engineers Feb 1944 In early February 1944 preparations began for the 2nd Chindit Expedition. From 1940 disposed of bombs. recording and preserving recollections, documents, photographs and small items. The Wartime Memories Project is run by volunteers and this website is funded by donations from our visitors. The Regimental Headquarters and the Royal School of Military Engineering are in Chatham in Kent, England. blackjack_34. The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers. If you have any unwanted Our Royal Engineers, 140th Field Park Squadron, Royal Engineers, 141st Field Park Squadron, Royal Engineers, 153rd Railway Construction Coy. Reformed as 114 Army Engineer Regiment â RHQ Bethnal Green . For example, if they were serving with the Royal Army Service Corps, they were allotted a number from 1 to 294,000. Spr. We add around 200,000 new records each month. This interest developed into an interest in fixed winged aircraft. For more information please see our page on. He â¦ (d.23rd Mar 1947), Wilkins Thomas James. 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. Please see our other items for more original WW1, WW2 & post war British military cap badges for sale including other Royal Engineers Corps cap badges. If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small A. Clarke - Regimental No. 473. blackjack_34. 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