REME craftsmen repairing the engine of a 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars Saracen Armoured Personnel Carrier, 1957
Photograph by Lance Corporal R N Eason-Gibson, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Malaya (1948-1960), 1957.
All British armoured and reconnaissance units have Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) fitters attached during field deployments. REME soldiers are responsible for the maintenance, servicing and inspection of almost every electrical and mechanical piece of equipment used by the Army.
From a CD of 78 photographs taken by L/Cpl R N Eason-Gibson, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, during his National Service in Malaya, 1955-1957, with 'A' Squadron 15/19th Kings Royal Hussars.
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National Army Museum, London
National Army Museum, Study collection