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Fowke prize medal for architecture awarded to 2/Lt C F Birney, Corps of Royal Engineers, 1900. Medals 1979-08-47
Other ranks' helmet plate, Tyne Division Royal Engineers (Volunteers) Submarine Miners, 1888-1901. Badges 1981-04-82
Regimental medal, Corps of Royal Engineers, 1874-1881. Medals 1981-05-50
Eight officers' buttons, Corps of Royal Engineers, Bengal Engineers, 1837-1855. Badges 1981-08-36
136 official photographs detailing the activities of Adm Lord Louis Mountbatten and his wife on the Burma Front, 1944-1945, Pete Rees in Burma and miscellaneous other photographs from World War Two (1939-1945), including one from February 1946; associated with World War Two, Far East (1941-1945). Photographs 2009-10-3
Medal commemorating the accession of King Edward VII issued by the Corps of Royal Engineers Balloon School, 1901; associated with Coronation of King Edward VII (1902), Ceremonial Event. Medals 1982-08-176
Six uniform and equipment items, Corps of Royal Engineers, Army Cadet Force, worn by S/Sgt R F Marvin, 1970 (c). Uniforms 1996-10-35
Six uniform and equipment items, Corps of Royal Engineers, Army Cadet Force, worn by S/Sgt R F Marvin, 1970 (c). Equipment, uniform 1996-10-35
Photographs collected by Brig William Lunt, Royal Army Educational Corps and Maj Gen James Lunt, 1923-1990; many of the photographs were used to illustrate Gen Lunt's many books; associated with the Battle of Sittang Bridge, World War Two, Far East (1941-1945) 1942, the Arab-Israeli Wars (1948-1973), Kenya (1952-1960) and Aden (1964-1967). Photographs 2009-10-25
British soldiers' photographs submitted for an Army photographic competition; some photographs taken during 2004; photographs taken in Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom, Kenya, Belize, the Czech Republic Cyprus, Canada, Malaysia, Bosnia, Germany, Belgium and Norway; associated with Operation TELIC and the Liberation of Basra, Iraq (2003- ) 2003. [PARTIALLY CLOSED] Photographs 2009-11-3
Caricatures of British Army units, 1960 (c). Set of 14 watercolour and bodycolour drawings, artist unknown, 1960 (c). Each consisting of one or more highly stylised toy soldier-like figures, depicting some 'attribute' of the unit concerned. Drawings and Watercolours 1996-03-25
Sterling Canadian General Service lapel badge belonging to Sgt James B Edwards, Canadian Army, possibly the Engineer Regiment, nd; Sgt Edwards wore the badge during his war service in North West Europe. Badges 2009-11-26
Two transfer badges from the Royal Engineers Tactical Recognition Flash (12 Mechanised Bde), nd; worn in Iraq by 25125270 Sapper K A Carver, 25 Engineer Regiment, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 2005; associated with Operation TELIC 6, Iraq (2003- ). Badges 2009-11-27
Documents relating to 5732664 Cpl Thomas Edward Cole, Army Tradesman, 1940-1946; associated with the Dorsetshire Regiment, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Central Mediterranean Force and 46th, 56th and 78th Infantry Divisions; associated with World War Two (1939-1945). Archives 2009-12-18
Cap badge, Corps of Royal Engineers, 1936-1952. Badges 1959-07-135
Recruiting poster, County of Kent, Royal Engineers, 1910 (c). Prints 1981-05-21
Two bound volumes of papers, 1854 (c)-1878 (c); includes papers relating to the formation of the War Department, 1854-1855, a manuscript report of the committee appointed to enquire into the organisation of the Royal Engineer establishment at Chatham, 1865, and a confidential printed copy of the proposed peace establishment for the army, War Department, April 1856; plus a short account of the German Legion raised during the Crimea War (1854-1856). Archives 2010-01-48
Photographs collected by Capt Eric Hanby Holmes, 6th Bn The Durham Light Infantry, primarily while serving on the Salonika Front during World War One; by the end of the war he was attached to the Royal Engineers for Army Signal Service; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Photographs 2010-02-8
Papers collected by Capt Eric Richard Hanby Holmes, 1913-1941; Hanby Holmes served with the Artist's Rifles and 6th Bn The Durham Light Infantry; by the end of the war Hanby Holmes was attached to the Royal Engineers for Army Signal Service; papers were collected primarily while serving on the Salonika Front during World War One (1914-1918). Archives 2010-02-1
32 maps collected by Capt Eric Richard Hanby Holmes, Artist's Rifles and 6th Bn The Durham Light Infantry, primarily while serving on the Salonika Front during World War One; by the end of the war he was attached to the Royal Engineers for Army Signal Service; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918) and World War Two (1939-1945). Maps 2010-02-2
Newspaper: Seoul City Spectator; seven copies of a newspaper written, illustrated and distributed amongst the Commonwealth Division by Clive Turner, whilst serving as a Staff Sergeant with the Royal Army Education Corps in Seoul during the Korean War, 1953-1954; also a brochure produced by the Royal Army Educational Corps for the 1 Commonwealth Division Rest Centre at Inchon; associated with Korea (1950-1953). Archives 2010-03-1
Large double elephant hand drawn and coloured map by Lt Charles Gordon, Royal Engineers, showing the territory ceded by Russia round the Danube delta at the end of the Crimean War, 1857; with a contemporary note explaining the significance of the map; Gordon was serving on the boundary commission as one of the British representatives; associated with the Crimean War (1854-1856). Maps 2010-03-11
Large double elephant hand drawn and coloured map by Lt Charles Gordon, Royal Engineers, showing the territory ceded by Russia round the Danube delta at the end of the Crimean War, 1857; with a contemporary note explaining the significance of the map; Gordon was serving on the boundary commission as one of the British representatives; associated with the Crimean War (1854-1856). Archives 2010-03-11
Letter of Lt Charles Gordon, later Gordon of Khartoum, of the Royal Engineers, to his mother from the camp before Sevastopol, 2 Feb 1855; plus the fragment of another letter dated the dockyard, Sevastopol, 4 Oct 1855; associated with the Siege of Sevastopol, Crimean War (1854-1856) 1854-1855. Archives 2010-05-10
Letters associated with Gen Sir John Cowell, 1858-1894; the majority of the letters were written after the death of Gen Sir John Cowell in response to an appeal by the editor of the 'Royal Engineers Journal' for information to go in Cowell's obituary, 1894; associated with the Crimean War (1854-1856) and the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859). Archives 2010-05-7
Programme for the 'Assault at Arms' held in Zomba, BC, Africa for the 1st and 2nd King's African Rifles on 28 Jun 1902; collected by Capt Richard A Steward, Indian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, and later Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers; lists the day's events including the, 'Best Turned Out Man', tug-of-war and a Maxim gun competition. Archives 2010-08-5
200 photographs showing a variety of different regimental bands at parades taken by Mr Harold Plunkett between 1963 to 1995; events include Tattoos in Colchester, Dover and Attleborough, the Royal Norfolk Show and parades at Windsor, Hyde Park and Birdcage Walk. Photographs 2010-08-8
Folio of buckles and badges, British Army and Indian Army including Militia and Territorial Army, n.d. Badges 1956-02-101
Bas relief figure of a Royal Engineers officer in full dress, 1930 (c). Crafts 1959-05-10
Cigar case owned by Gen Charles Gordon, 1862 (c). Crafts 1960-12-78
Handkerchief, possibly made by a soldier of the Royal Engineers, 1902 (c); associated with the Boer War (1899-1902). Crafts 1961-12-624
Digital copy of a photograph on a compact disc of National Servicemen from Motor Transport Pln 1st Gloucestershire Regiment and 2nd Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 1954; image shows several happy young National Servicemen, including Phil Miller, in a barrack room at Deerbolt Camp, Barnard Castle, prior to embarkation to Kenya in 1954; associated with Kenya (1952-1960). Photographs 2010-08-13
Proficiency badge, observer, Royal Garrison Artillery, Royal Engineers, 1916 (c); associated with World War One (1914-1918); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-04-120
Trade badge, signaller, Royal Engineers, Royal Signals, 1916 (c); associated with World War One (1914-1918); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-04-148
Formation badge, Royal Engineers Training Establishment, British Army of the Rhine, 1950 (c); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-05-57
Regimental arm badge, instructor, Royal Engineers, 1945 (c); associated with World War Two (1939-1945); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-05-71
Two formation badges, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Southern Command, 1950 (c); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-07-224
Formation badge, Royal Engineers, Southern Command, 1950 (c); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-07-233
Arm badge, Tunnelling Companies, Corps of Royal Engineers, 1944 (c); associated with World War Two (1939-1945); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-08-111
Two formation badges, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Southern Command, 1950 (c); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-08-113
Proficiency badge, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Units, Corps of Royal Engineers, 1970 (c); from the collection of Miss J I Cave. Badges 1996-08-333
Wall plaque with the badge and title of the Corps of Royal Engineers, 1960 (c). Crafts 1992-09-19
Military Musicians. Set of six postcards after Charles C Stadden, published by Stamp Publicity (Worthing) Limited, 28 Windlesham Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, 1990. Prints 1992-09-11
Plaque presented by Jordan Armed Forces to Brig John Constant, Royal Engineers, 1992. Crafts 1992-12-184
Plaque commemorating the Jordanian Armed Forces, presented to Brig John Constant, Royal Engineers, 1979. Crafts 1992-12-185
Plaque commemorating the Jordanian Civil Defense, presented to Brig John Constant, Royal Engineers, 1980 (c). Crafts 1992-12-186
Plaque commemorating Jordanian Armed Forces, presented to Brig John Constant, Royal Engineers, 1992. Crafts 1992-12-187
Plaque presented by Maj Gen Mamoun Khalil, Director General of Public Security, Jordan to Brig John Constant, Royal Engineers, 1992. Crafts 1992-12-188
Plaque commemorating the Jordanian Armed Forces, presented by Brig A W Kharabsheh to Brig John Constant, Royal Engineers, 1992 (c). Crafts 1992-12-189
Plate commemorating the Jordanian Armed Forces, presented to Brig John Constant, Royal Engineers, 1990 (c). Crafts 1992-12-190
Decorative box containing a decorated Bible, presented to Brig John Constant, Royal Engineers, 1990 (c). Crafts 1992-12-191
Dessert plate and ice pail associated with the Royal Engineers, 1918; made by Royal Worcester, 1918. Ceramics 1960-09-131
Plaque, 256 MCPG Royal Engineers, 1993 (c). Crafts 1993-07-171
Lapel badge celebrating the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary, belonging to Sgt L Jones, 14th (Service Bn Worcestershire Regiment, 1911. Crafts 1996-01-190
Twenty seven Corps sweetheart brooches, 1914 (c)-1954. Crafts 1997-08-62
Handkerchief with a list of engagements of the 17th Field Coy Royal Engineers, Natal Field Forces, 1902 (c). Crafts 1997-12-66
Collection of uniform item worn by Capt H Spink, Royal Engineers, 1910 (c). Uniforms 1961-10-25
Collection of Goss china jars, models, jugs and pots by an unknown maker, 1916 (c); all decorated with inscriptions associated with World War One (1914-1918). Ceramics 1963-01-110
113 badges in three cases, British Army, pre 1912; originally from an office in the War Office, possibly sealed patterns. Badges 1955-05-5
Folio of badges, Royal Engineers, Royal Army Medical Corps, Departments and Corps, nd Badges 1956-02-95
Folio of buttons, Royal Artillery, Royal Horse Artillery, Royal Marine Artillery, Royal Engineers, Royal Army Ordnance Corps and Foot Guards, nd. Badges 1956-02-89
167 badge and button items, British Army, nd. Badges 1963-02-23
Cap badge, other ranks', Royal Engineers, 1911 (c)-1932. Badges 1963-12-125
Uniform and equipment items, service dress, hot weather, officers', Royal Indian Engineers, worn by Capt A J Evans, 1945 (c). Uniforms 1987-09-26
Uniform and equipment items, service dress, hot weather, officers', Royal Indian Engineers, worn by Capt A J Evans, 1945 (c). Equipment, uniform 1987-09-26
Eighteen pugri fringes, Indian Army, nd, up to 1948. Uniforms 1963-05-104
Six uniform items, Royal Engineers, worn by Col Lefroy, nd. Uniforms 1961-10-82
Patrol jacket, pantaloons and peaked forage cap, Army Staff, worn by Basil Wilfred Bowdler Bowdler, Royal Engineers, nd. Uniforms 1962-03-3
Mess jacket, mess vest and overalls, Army Staff in India, worn by Maj Gen A G Douglas, nd. Uniforms 1962-03-4
Fifty two uniform and equipment items, worn by Capt P Russell, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 1954-1964. Uniforms 1997-04-43
Fifty two uniform and equipment items, worn by Capt P Russell, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 1954-1964. Equipment, uniform 1997-04-43
Girdle, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, sealed pattern, 1955. Equipment, uniform 1996-08-16
Two photographs of the 'Winged Victory' centrepiece, nd. Photographs 1959-09-164
Forty six badges and buttons, various regiments, 1910-1918. Badges 1963-11-78
Research material, including drafts of unpublished books, compiled by Mr John Fraser chiefly relating to the photographers Dr John Murray, Felice Beato, L/Cpl Edgar Jones and photographic coverage of the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859). Archives 2010-11-11
165 photographs collected by Lt Col Frederic Harvey, Royal Army Medical Corps, 1899 -1942; photographs were taken while serving during the Boer War and successively as medical officer attached to the 2nd Middlesex Regiment, as officer commanding No 1 Hospital Train between Durban and Pretoria, and as embarkation medical officer at Durban; Lt Col Harvey was also a military correspondent to 'Black & White' magazine; some photographs relate to World War One in India and Ripon, North Yorkshire; associated with the Boer War (1899-1902) and World War One, India and Home Front (1914-1918). Photographs 2010-11-12
Christmas card: A Happy Christmas from the Balkans; card printed by the Survey Coy, Royal Engineers, British Salonika Force; dated by the sender, 27 Nov 1917; shows a British soldier on a hilltop, mounted on a mule, raising his cap in salute, the sender comments, 'This is "our" Xmas card & I can't say that I am enraptured of it'; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Archives 2010-11-14
Scrapbook compiled by 2/Lt Hugh Rees, Northumberland Fusiliers covering his military service, 1916-1919; includes his time as a prisoner of war in 1918; associated with the 2nd Battle of the Somme, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918) 1918 and World War One, POWs (1914-1918). Archives 2010-12-2
Thirteen badges, Royal Engineers, nd. Badges 1957-11-1
Chair back, embroidered, bearing badge of Royal Engineers, 1945 (c). Equipment, uniform 1997-09-62
Jacket worn by Gen Gordon as part of one of his mandarin costumes, nd. Uniforms 1963-09-181
Ten helmet badges, various regiments, 1878-1914. [Part 1 ] Badges 1958-07-37
Scrapbook of British uniforms of the Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and cavalry from 17th Lancers to 21st Lancers, nd. Archives 1982-04-624
Document containing the transcripts of 118 letters sent to Mrs Margaret Crossley of Otley, West Yorkshire, by soldiers from her home town serving during the Boer War (1899-1902). Archives 2011-02-3
View of the Camp at Korti from the opposite bank of the Nile. Pencil drawing by Melton Prior, special artist for, 'The Illustrated London News' in the Sudan, 1884; signed (partially missing) at lower left, 'Melton Prior'; distant view of a tented camp, with manuscript annotation marking the position of the various units assembled there; associated with the Gordon Relief Expedition, 1884. Drawings and Watercolours 2011-02-6
Cap badge, other ranks', Royal Engineers, Victorian, nd. Badges 1962-11-82
Helmet plate and ball, Royal Engineers, nd. Badges 1962-12-58
Helmet plate and ball, Royal Engineers, nd. Uniforms 1962-12-58
Card containing sixteen buttons, various regiments, nd. Badges 1963-01-45
Commemorative medallion, badges and ball tuft fitting, various regiments, 1865-1902. Badges 1963-10-33
Collection of 32 glass ashtrays bearing the crests and badges of various regiments and other institutions, 1960 (c); with transfer printed designs. Ceramics 1991-10-148
The DR in England. Watercolour with pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; shows a dapper mustachioed single full length figure, a despatch rider, pulling on leather gloves, while smoking a thin cheroot; with the badge of the Royal Engineers at top right; signed in monogram and dated at lower right, 'WBT/ 16'; associated with World War One, Home Front (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-7
The roads here are improving. Watercolour with pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; while attempting to ride his motorbike across rough terrain in the Balkans, the despatch rider comes to grief among some boulders; signed in monogram and dated at lower left, 'WBT/ 16'; associated with World War One, Home Front (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-8
DR in the Salonica. Watercolour with pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; caricature of a despatch rider sending a local wearing a fez and his dog into a flat spin; signed and dated at lower left, 'W B Twibell/ Salonique 1916'; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-9
Struma River Lines. Watercolour with pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; shows a motorbike, presumably the artist's, parked on bare terrain beside an ancient stone arch; inscribed below as title; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-10
Studies in Salonique. Watercolour pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; three caricature vignettes of three separate figures, a Sapper, a Subaltern and a Major; each vignette signed in monogram and dated at lower right, 'WBT/ 16' and inscribed below as title; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-11
Gen Milne/ Rue Venezelos. Watercolour and pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; caricature of the general seated in the back of an open-topped staff car, passing a sentry as he leaves a large chateau; the staff car is painted with the broad arrow and has a model aeroplane as a mascot on the bonnet; signed in monogram and dated lower left, 'WBT/ 16'; inscribed below as title; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-12
Duet by two members of Salonica Force:-/ "I want to see the dear old home again"/ What blinkin' 'opes we've got !. Watercolour with pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; signed and dated at lower right, 'W B Twibell/ 16/ Salonique'; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-13
Café opposite 'La Tour Blanc' Salonique. Watercolour with pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; at an outside table the despatch rider orders a drink while he has his boots polished; inscribed below as title; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-14
The First Bomb in Salonique. Watercolour with pen and ink by Cpl William Briggs Twibell, Royal Engineers, 1916; caricature of a crowd of locals runing in panic, including policemen, ladies in hijabs and a couple of dogs; signed and dated lower left, 'W B Twibell/ 16/ Salonique'; inscribed below as title; associated with World War One, Salonika (1914-1918). Drawings and Watercolours 2011-06-15