Royal Engineers, UK

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Royal Engineers, UK
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Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
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Type: Engineering
Specific type: Corps (administrative)
Full size: none
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Name1: Corps of Royal Engineers
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Alternate names: RE, the Sappers
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For more information on what infobox fields mean, see documentation at military unit, command structure and theatre of war.

Record Office

This administrative corps had its own record office which is represented here, not on a separate page.

Location: Chatham
Letter code: RE


Personal narratives

2nd Lt Alfred Boxall MC RE, 262nd Railway Company, Royal Engineers

A biography of Alfred Boxall on Europeana 1914-1918.

Related media

The Long, Long Trail website has a page on The RE Railway Construction Companies.

Official Sources

Unit war diaries

None. Administrative organisations did not keep war diaries because they had no operational role.

See descendant unit pages for their war diaries.


Unit histories

Other official documents

Other sources

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