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Field Companies of the Royal Engineers

The Field Company of the Royal Engineers provided technical skill and know-how in support of the fighting units of the formation known as a Division. Tip for researchers The daily operational record of the Field…


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Army Tramways Companies of the Royal Engineers

Source The following information is extracted from a document contained with the war diary of the British Third Army Chief Engineer (WO95/383), which drew upon GHQ order RE/G/11101 of 6 March 1917. Duties The duties…




Quarry Companies of the Royal Engineers

This page is a long term work in progress. The Quarry Companies are not well documented and I am adding details as I find them. The information shown here is accurate but inevitably incomplete. 198th…


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Other miscellaneous units of the Royal Engineers

In 1914, the General Headquarters of the British Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders incorporated a GHQ Signals Company, two Corps Signals Companies (one each for I and II Corps), and specialist units for railways and…


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Royal Engineers Depots

A list of the various home depots and training locations of the Royal Engineers RE Unit or Depot Depot location Remarks (1st) Reserve Battalion and Depot Battalion Chatham Organised on mobilisation in August 1914 but…