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Photocopies of papers relating to 400 Independent Scorpion Sqn, Royal Armoured Corps, Nov 1942 to Dec 1945. Archives 1994-05-27
'Looking Back: The Journal of the Historical Society of Port Elizabeth', vol 32 no 2, Sept 1992; includes articles on the diaries of Lt W F D Jervois, Royal Engineers, 1846-48 and the return of the missing Sir Harry Smith Medal to Port Elizabeth Museum, 1992. Archives 1993-04-3
Airmail letter card sent to Iver Heath (Buckinghamshire) by Sapper Roy Sparkes, 2nd Field Coy, Royal Australian Engineers, Palestine, November 1941. Archives 1999-10-123
Two swagger sticks, 1945; covered in leather; used by Capt A J Evans, Royal Indian Engineers. Equipment, general 1988-08-19
Mess tin, 1901 (c); used by Lt J Mackesy, Royal Engineers, during the Boer War. Equipment, general 1988-10-53
Sunglasses, 1944 (c); used by G Davis, Royal Engineers, in Burma, World War Two. Scientific Instruments 1988-10-54
Photocopies of the marriage certificates of Col Charles Ernest Commeline, Corps of Royal Engineers, 1890 and 1921; with copy of the death certificate of his first wife, 1916. Archives 1993-05-164
Three letters from Capt R Tylden, RE, relating to the 8th Cape Frontier War (1850-1853), written between Sept 1851 and Jan 1855. Archives 1993-04-291
Photocopy of the memoir of FM Lord Nicholson, Colonel Commandant Royal Engineers, from the RE Journal, 1918. Archives 1994-05-362
Bound photocopies of sketches by Lt B Haward 1944-1945, chronicle of events, nominal roll, casualty statistics, maps and war diary of 82 Assault Sqn, Royal Engineers, North West Europe 1944-1945; compiled by Captain G R Ellis, 1994. Archives 1994-05-376
Carrying bag, part of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) suit, Mk II, standard pattern, 1991 (c); made of green canvas. Equipment, general 1999-11-23
Photograph album containing 76 official photographs of World War One (1914-1918). Photographs 1999-11-70
A suggestion as to the possibility of closing an enemy's port by obstacles. Manuscript report of Lt Col G E Smith, 1918 (c). Archives 1994-07-202
File of papers relating to the history of 256 Mobile Civilian Plant Group, RE, 1948-93. Archives 1993-07-47
Papers relating to Sapper R C Biggs, Royal Engineers, including theatrical programmes and newspapers relating to prisoner of war camp in Germany 1939-46: a detailed list of the collection is available. Archives 1993-07-223
Papers relating to Sapper R C Biggs, Royal Engineers, including theatrical programmes and newspapers relating to prisoner of war camp in Germany 1939-46: a detailed list of the collection is available. Photographs 1993-07-223
Contents of file marked CiC CDE IMPLEMENTATION; EXERCISE IRON HAMMER 88'; with 23 Engineer Regiment Programme, 1991-1992 and 26 Engineer Regiment 1992 programme. Archives 1994-09-113
Microfilm copy of the letters of Major Charles Ernest Commeline, Royal Engineers, Zulu War 1879; the originals are in the Gloucestershire Record Office; from a collection of research notes, photocopies and unpublished papers from the estate of Dr P H Butterfield, relating chiefly to aspects of South African military history. Archives 1994-09-136
Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal Squad ephemera, 1961-1972 (c). Archives 1994-10-54
Photograph album containing 140 photographs (the last 9 of which are loose) of Cpl H E Best, 39th Divisional Signal Company (Sappers and Miners) Royal Engineers, whilst serving in India, 1915-1919; Best's unit appears to have been attached to the 1/9th Middlesex Regiment. Photographs 1999-11-151
Three trench maps of Dieppe, German trench system and German organisation between Cambrai and Le Cateau, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918). Maps 1994-05-403
Jourdanian patterned rug, 1990 (c); associated with Brig J Constant, Royal Engineers. Furniture 1992-12-64
Two sample certificates of Trade Proficiency, REME, Armourer Class I and Armourer Class 3/2, 1993. Archives 1993-11-91
Papers collected by 24057159 WO2 David Langham, 81 Ordnance Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, 1982-1994; associated with the South Atlantic (Falklands War) (1982), Archives 1999-11-171
Collection of 106 colour photographs relating to the South Atlantic (Falklands War) (1982), Apr to Jul 1982, taken by 24057159 WO2 David Langham, 81 Ordnance Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Photographs 1999-11-172
Home made envelope sent from 16150 Sapper H Drake, Telegraph Bn, Royal Engineers, sent as a soldier's letter to Huddersfield, with Dongola circular date stamp, 1884. Archives 1999-12-2
Small kitbag, 1939-1946; made of canvas and leather; owned by Maj Ronald Field-Bibb, Royal Engineers, Wessex TA Equipment, general 1994-05-419
Gulf Medal 1990-91 with clasp and ribbon; awarded to Sapper A D Jones, Royal Engineers 1990-1991. Medals 1993-02-492
Laser copy of an original photograph taken by Sergeant Major C Wood, Royal Engineers, during the visit of King Edward VII to inspect the Royal Engineers at Brompton Barracks, Chatham, Kent 21 Oct 1904; with photocopy of a report of the visit in which the photograph, with all the officers names, is reproduced, from 'The Illustrated London News', 29 Oct 1904, p608. Photographs 1999-12-147
Laser copy of an original photograph taken by Sergeant Major C Wood, Royal Engineers, during the visit of King Edward VII to inspect the Royal Engineers at Brompton Barracks, Chatham, Kent 21 Oct 1904; with photocopy of a report of the visit in which the photograph, with all the officers names, is reproduced, from 'The Illustrated London News', 29 Oct 1904, p608. Archives 1999-12-147
Typescript transcript of the World War One diaries of Lt William Seton Chevallier Anderson (1898-1969), Jul 1917 to Aug 1919; the diary covers his service on the Western Front with the Corps of Royal Engineers and with the British Army of the Rhine at the War's end. Archives 1999-12-156
Papers collected by Maj Eric Pearce Hall, Hampshire Regiment and Corps of Royal Engineers, France and Egypt 1916-1919 and Corps of Royal Engineers 1942-1945: war diary; field message book; two booklets; four addresses; two leaflets; message. Archives 2000-01-32
Two photographs of Lt (later Maj) Eric Pearce Hall, Hampshire Regiment, 1915-1918 (c): one head and shoulders portrait in service dress; one mounted, taken at El Mina, Tripoli, probably during late October 1918 when he was attached to HQ Commander Royal Engineers. Photographs 2000-01-33
Printed programme, Passing Out Parade, Training Battalion and Depot Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers; reviewing officer, Colonel R R Cooper REME, Rowcroft Barracks, Reading. Archives 1990-01-29
Papers of L/Cpl H G Jessop, Corps of Royal Engineers, World War Two, Western Front, 1915-1922. Archives 1992-03-267
Bound manuscript report on the proposed sanatorium and musketry barracks, Kortright Hill, Sierra Leone, by Lt M Nathan, Royal Engineers, 13 Mar 1884. Archives 2000-01-50
Memoir of A Bruce Auckland (b 1895), Royal Engineers, Intelligence Corps and British Military Mission to Roumania, 1915-1992. Archives 1992-04-117
Papers of Capt W J Fowler, Royal Engineers, 1925-1944 (c). Archives 1992-04-119
Brochure giving a brief history of the military survey, 1746-1991. Archives 1992-04-134
Photocopies: diary whilst with no 1 training battalion Royal Engineers and notebook relating to training received. Archives 1990-06-404
14 documents collected by A C Beckett, REME, 1939-1946; Soldiers Service Book; Soldiers Release Book, class A, record of service, embarkation cards; part of railway ticket, Como to Monza; instructions to released person; medical treatment after leaving military dispersal unit; field message book; telegram Nottingham-Rome regarding a proposed visit; menu for Christmas dinner 1939; programme for play 'Ten Minute Alibi'; printed leaflet 'Florence in half a day'; printed calendar with prayer verso; 5 note issued by the British military authority; 100 live note, allied military currency issued in Italy; Italian bus ticket; Christmas cards, no date; poster for meetings of scouts and ex-scouts; photos of soccer match REME versus Italian team from Monza. Archives 1990-07-68
Photocopy and typescript transcript of part of a letter written by Capt Robert Orne, Royal Engineers, nine days after the battle between Gen Braddock's forces and the French and Indians on the banks of the Monongahela River, West Pennsylvannia, 9 Jul 1755. Archives 1992-04-178
Two postcards, one to and one from Sgt Charles F Hedges, Royal Engineers, 1918 (c). Archives 1992-04-212
Modern compilation of the record of services of Col Rice Jones, Royal Engineers, 1806-1854. Archives 1992-05-60
30 letters from Sapper (later Staff Sgt) E Livesey, Royal Engineers, to Miss J E Manktelow, from Hampshire Oct 1940, and India, 1940-1945. Archives 1990-07-105
Photocopy of a diary, with photographs, documents and press cuttings of S/Sgt Harold Frank (Jim) Pyke, 13th Australian Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers, Pacific Theatre, 5 Feb 1943 - 31 Dec 1945; with transcript of a lecture, 'Harold Frank ('Jim') Pyke, MID - An Early pioneer of Armadale, Western Australia', given to the Armadale-Kelmscott Historical Society by Dr L H Pyke, 27 Nov 1998. Archives 2000-01-74
Photocopy of a diary, with photographs, documents and press cuttings of S/Sgt Harold Frank (Jim) Pyke, 13th Australian Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers, Pacific Theatre, 5 Feb 1943 - 31 Dec 1945; with transcript of a lecture, 'Harold Frank ('Jim') Pyke, MID - An Early pioneer of Armadale, Western Australia', given to the Armadale-Kelmscott Historical Society by Dr L H Pyke, 27 Nov 1998. Photographs 2000-01-74
Photocopy of the last letter home from L/Cpl Kenneth William Branston, 591 Parachute Regiment RE, killed in action in the early hours of 'D' Day, 6 Jun 1944. Archives 1990-07-107
108 files of manuscript notes, newspaper and magazine cuttings and ephemera relating to the British Army. Archives 1992-07-94
Papers of Cpl Edgar Lionel Ashmead, who served in the 9th Bn Worcestershire Regiment during World War One and the Railway Construction Company of the Royal Engineers during World War Two. Archives 1992-07-96
Map case, 1914-1918; made of black leather; owned by Maj Eric Pearce Hall, Hampshire Regiment and Corps of Royal Engineers; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Equipment, general 2000-02-11
Binoculars 8x, 1914-1918; with leather strap; owned by Maj Eric Pearce Hall, Hampshire Regiment and Corps of Royal Engineers; associated with World War One (1914-1918). Scientific Instruments 2000-02-12
Headed notepaper, with ephemera and some samples of regimental ribbon, relating to the British, Indian and Colonial Armies; collected by Peter Forbes Bell, 1960s (c)-1991. Archives 1992-08-33
Typescript transcript of the incomplete diary of Sapper W Pells, Royal Engineers, Boer War 1899-1902; with eight copy photographs of sappers, including Pells, 1898 (c) and one copy photograph of the funeral of a Royal Engineers officer, 1904 (c)-1913. Archives 1992-08-364
Typescript transcript of the incomplete diary of Sapper W Pells, Royal Engineers, Boer War 1899-1902; with eight copy photographs of sappers, including Pells, 1898 (c) and one copy photograph of the funeral of a Royal Engineers officer, 1904 (c)-1913. Photographs 1992-08-364
Medal Group of fourteen awarded to Maj Gen Seymour Hulbert Sheppard, Royal Engineers and Army Staff: Order of the Bath; Order of St Michael and St George; Distinguished Service Order, 1902; the following eleven medals are mounted together on a bar: India General Service Medal 1854-94, clasp: Waziristan; India Medal 1895-1902, 3 clasps: Punjab Frontier 1897-98, Tirah 1897-98 and Waziristan 1901-02; Tibet Medal 1903-04, clasp: Gyantse; 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-20; Allied Victory Medal 1914-19, oakleaf; India General Service Medal 1908-35, clasp: Afghanistan N.W.F 1919; Delhi Durbar Medal 1911; Jubilee Medal 1935; Coronation Medal 1937; Order of the Crown, Italy, 1916 (c). Associated with World War One (1914-1918). Medals 1959-07-91-8
Commissions and certificates of Lt A A Buckton, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 1962-1974. Archives 1992-10-121
Photocopy typescript history of 17th Field Company, Corps of Royal Engineers, 6 Jun 1944 to 8 May 1945. Archives 2000-02-100
Papers collected by Capt R M P Whitfield, Royal Engineers, North Africa and Italy, 1940-1943. Archives 1992-10-140
Papers of Maj Gen C G Woolner, Royal Engineers, mostly relating to his service with 81st West African Division, Burma 1944-1945. Archives 1992-11-162
Papers of Maj Gen C G Woolner, Royal Engineers, mostly relating to his service with 81st West African Division, Burma 1944-1945. Photographs 1992-11-162
Papers of Maj Gen C G Woolner, Royal Engineers, mostly relating to his service with 81st West African Division, Burma 1944-1945. Maps 1992-11-162
A Dancing Couple, 1944. Pen over pencil sketch by an unknown artist; the couple are shown full-length and dressed in evening wear; inscribed, 'George Bidwell Drawn in 4 minutes in B.H.M. whilst 'wrong in the head' May 1944 Lahore'; possibly 2/Lt G B H Bidwell, Emergency Commission, Royal Engineers; from the papers of Capt William Albert Larche Hopkins, Royal Engineers, India 1939-1944. Drawings and Watercolours 2000-04-19
A Young Women, 1944 (c). Pencil sketch by an unknown artist; view of head and neck, facing front; from the papers of Capt William Albert Larche Hopkins, Royal Engineers, India 1939-1944. Drawings and Watercolours 2000-04-20
Typescript transcript of notes taken from the diary of Lt E P Griffin, 717 Artisan Works Company, Royal Engineers; extracts relate to his posting at Tangmere Airfield, Sussex, June 1940; the account was written in 1950 when Griffin was 62 years old; the original diary is at Tangmere Museum. Archives 2000-04-26
20 copy photographs of originals taken by Peter Butler as a National Serviceman, Royal Engineers, Jamaica, 1948-1949. Photographs 2000-04-59
Photograph of Pte Alfred Jackson, personal servant to Temporary Maj Robert Thomas Alexander O'Callaghan, Surgeon in Chief of the Langman Field Hospital during the Boer War (1899-1902); Jackson is receiving an open air haircut, 1900 (c). Photographs 2000-04-63
Walking stick; presented to Lt R T Cooper, 16th Bn Middlesex Regiment, by Lt Col McKendrick, Royal Canadian Engineers; made from the Great Door of the Cloth Hall in Ypres which was destroyed during World War One. Equipment, general 1993-07-120
Kitbag belonging to Capt W J Fowler, Royal Engineers, 1945 (c). Equipment, general 1993-07-36
De-mob suitcase containing pieces of webbing, belonging to Capt W J Fowler, Royal Engineers, 1945 (c). Equipment, general 1993-07-35
Letter from Lt Robert Michael Laffan, Royal Engineers, Castle, Cape Town, 24 Mar 1842, to Lt Frederick William Drummond Jervois, Royal Engineers 'Trumpeter's Drift, Eastern Frontier'; General Post Office Cape of Good Hope oval date stamp, and boxed oblong 'Post Paid' strike, marked '1/ -' in red manuscript. Archives 2000-05-19
Copy letter addressed to Capt Cyril Gordon Martin VC, Royal Engineers, whose detachment did duty at Bowater's Paper Mills, Northfleet, Kent during the General Strike of 1926; the Director of Bowaters offers employment to any of the soldiers who did duty at the mills whenever they should return to civilian life; this copy was passed to Sapper Percy Cecil Oxenham. Archives 2000-05-34
108 photographs collected by Maj Percy Cecil Oxenham, Royal Engineers and Royal Indian Engineers, 1920-1945. Photographs 2000-05-35
Nine photographic postcards sent or collected by Sapper Joe Ogbourne, Royal Engineers, France, 1916 (c). Photographs 2000-05-119
Five maps, possibly belonged to Capt George Frederick Wilson, Royal Engineers, Superintendent of Works on the Sudan Military Railway during the 1st Sudan War (1884-1885). Maps 2000-05-93
Shield-shaped plaque, 1963 (c); bears badge of the Royal Engineers below a plaque inscribed, 'Presented to 225 Sqd RAF by 1 TOPO TP Sarawak 1964', a scroll below is inscribed, '84 Survey Squadron'; made in Great Britain, maker unknown. Crafts 2000-05-157
Shield-shaped plaque, 1970 (c); bears badge with the letters 'RE' intertwined and surmounted by a crown; a scroll above is inscribed, 'UBI[Q]UE' and a scroll below inscribed, 'QUO F[A]S ET GLORIA DUCUNT', a scroll below the badge is inscribed, '32 Field Squadron RE'; associated with the Royal Engineers; made in Great Britain, maker unknown. Crafts 2000-05-158
Square shield-shaped plaque, 1960 (c); bears badge and scroll inscribed, '32 Field Squadron R.E.'; made in Great Britain, maker unknown. Crafts 2000-05-179
Shield-shaped plaque, 1960 (c); bears badge and scroll inscribed, '33 Field Squadron R.E.'; made in Great Britain, maker unknown. Crafts 2000-05-180
Shield-shaped plaque, 1970 (c); bears badge of a crown surmounting the letters 'RE' intertwined above a scroll inscribed, 'QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT', below this is another scroll inscribed, 'Melf Well Drilling Team'; a scroll above is inscribed, 'UBIQUE'; maker unknown. Crafts 2000-05-182
Square-shield shaped plaque, 1970 (c); bears badge and scroll inscribed '73 Field Squadron R.E.'; made in Great Britain, maker unknown. Crafts 2000-05-185
Shield-shaped plaque, 1969 (c); bears badge and scroll inscribed '48 Field Squadron R.E.'; sticker on verso inscribed in hand, '46 Sqn'; made in Great Britain, maker unknown. Crafts 2000-05-189
Manuscript diary kept by an unidentified NCO of the Corps of Royal Engineers (Railway Section), 1 May to 28 Aug 1915, describing actions including the laying of wooden rails up to the front line around Laventie, Neuve Chapelle and La Bassee, with the Manchesters, Wiltshires and 2nd Gurhka Rifles operating in front of them. Archives 2000-06-4
Papers relating to Col Charles Moberly (1837-1897), Madras Army, 1855-1886: commissions; regimental orders; record of service; letter. Archives 2000-06-138
Embroidered postcard, 1916 (c); made in France 1916 (c); embroidered with four allied flags, four flowers and foliage; inscribed on front, 'Souvenir de Belgique', and verso addressed in purple pencil, 'Mrs J. Newton/ 1. Arnold Place/ Dock Head/ Bermondsey/ London/ 12/5/16'; associated with Sapper John Albert (?) Ogbourne, Royal Engineers. Crafts 2000-06-169
Embroidered postcard, 1916 (c); made in France 1916 (c); in envelope style, 'Always Merry' inscribed between two (one below and one above) embroidered butterflies with union flags on their wings; verso addressed in purple pencil, 'Mr J. Newton/ 1. Arnold Place/ Dock Head/ Bermondsey/ London/ 12/5/16'; also contains a card 'To my Dear Father', printed with a scene of a village; associated with Sapper John Albert (?) Ogbourne, Royal Engineers. Crafts 2000-06-170
Embroidered postcard, 1916 (c); made in France 1916 (c); inscribed, 'A Happy Christmas', to the right, an embroidered basket of holly is in the centre and a crossed Union and French flags to the left; verso inscribed in pencil, 'Dear Jinnie and Jack/ Just a card wishing you a happy/ Christmas/ from/ G[eorge] and Joe/ Mrs J Newton/ 1. Arnold Place/ Dockhead/ Bermondsey/ London/ Eng'; associated with Sapper John Albert (?) Ogbourne, Royal Engineers. Crafts 2000-06-171
Embroidered postcard, 1916 (c); made in France 1916 (c); inscribed, 'Christmas Greetings' below a basket of pansies embroidered in an oval cartouche, tied with a pale green ribbon to the left; printed inside on left, 'With Loving/ Christmas Greetings/ From', inscribed in purple pencil 'Sapper Ogbourne France 1916', printed 'To' and inscribed 'Mrs. J. Newton/ Best of Wishes to all.', with a Christmas poem to the printed to the right; associated with Sapper John Albert (?) Ogbourne, Royal Engineers. Crafts 2000-06-172
Embroidered postcard, 1916 (c); made in France 1916 (c); in envelope style, inscribed, 'A Happy Christmas' below four embroidered allied flags above a shield emblazoned with the union flag in the centre; inscribed in purple pencil verso 'With best wishes/ Jack/ Cheerio'; containing a card entitled 'Greetings/ from France', printed with a scene of a river with trees on the bank to the left and right; associated with Sapper John Albert (?) Ogbourne, Royal Engineers. Crafts 2000-06-173
Embroidered postcard, 1916 (c); made in France 1916 (c); inscribed, 'Albuhera D.C.O. Middlesex Regt' and bearing an embroidered regimental badge of the Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) above a crossed union flag and red ensign indicating the Merchant Navy; inscribed in pencil verso, 'I Armold [sic] Place/ Dock Head/ Bermondsey/ London'; associated with Sapper John Albert (?) Ogbourne, Royal Engineers, and sent to Jinnie and Jack Newton. Crafts 2000-06-174
Papers relating to 2/Lt Roy Edward Nissen, Indian Engineers, 1942-1946: commission as 2/Lt Indian Army, 4 Dec 1942; identity card, Army in India, 2 Jan 1943; commission as 2/Lt Auxiliary Forces, India, 19 June 1946. Archives 2000-07-14
Mentioned in Despatches Certificate, 16 Mar 1919 and commemorative certificate issued to men of 32nd Division by the Divisional Commander, Maj Gen D S Lambert, 1919; awarded to 103128 Sapper W J Main, Royal Engineers. Archives 2000-07-84
48 maps and plans of Stonecutter's Island, Hong Kong, 1845-1993, including the location of batteries, depot buildings and military installations, Hong Kong Military Service Corps, and naval installations. [RESTRICTED: CLOSED UNTIL 2027] Archives 2000-07-91
132 35 mm colour slides relating to the Hong Kong Military Service Corps Depot on Stonecutter's Island, Hong Kong, 1902-1996. Photographs 2000-07-95
Medal group awarded to WO1 Henry Albert Terrell, Royal Engineers: Defence Medal 1939-45; British War Medal 1939-45; Long Service and Good Conduct Medal, Army. Medals 2000-08-46
Two microfilms, with photocopies of the letters of Maj W Jervis, 89th Regiment 1811-1816, and Lt Col W F D Jervois, Royal Engineers 1833-1865; including diaries and letters principally describing service in South Africa. Archives 2000-08-65
Photograph album of 120 carte-de-visite portraits of officers and non-commissioned officers of various regiments. The original album may have been owned by Daniel Alexander Grant, but the alteration captions suggest that the photographs were subsequently rearranged or inserted by the husband of donor. (Album dimensions: 30 x 24.5 x 5.75 cm). Photographs 1982-04-409
Pair of identity discs, 1939-1945 (c); one round red disc and one octagonal green; worn by Capt William Adbert Larche Hopkins, Royal Engineers. Equipment, general 2000-09-15
Dosimeter, 1954; in cardboard tube and with documentation, both sealed in a plastic; first tested 1954 and re-tested 1970 and 1974; apparatus for measuring dose or quantity of charge, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Scientific Instruments 2000-09-16
Dosimeter, 1969 (c); with silica gel in a metal tube and with documentation; made by W R Grace Limited, London; re-tested 1969 and 1984; apparatus for measuring dose or quantity of charge, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Scientific Instruments 2000-09-17