Renaming of the Provisional Companies of the Royal Engineers

Army Council Instruction 112 of 19 January 1917 issued new names for the RE Provisional Companies

  • 1st Provisional Company RE became 640th (Lowland) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 147
  • 2nd became 641st (Northumbrian) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 78
  • 3rd became 642nd (London) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 47
  • 4th became 643rd (East Anglian) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 1
  • 5th became 644th (North Midland) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 110
  • 6th became 645th (West Lancashire) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 205
  • 7th became 646th (London) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 1
  • 8th became 647th (South Midland) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 155
  • 9th became 648th (Home Counties) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 27
  • 10th became 649th (West Riding) Field Company RE and was associated with TF Depot 96

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