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The Royal Engineers Historical Society. Bridging the Past to the Present for the Future
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REHS Feb 14
According to ‘The Sapper VCs by Gerald Napier’ it is located in the
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REHS Feb 13
On this day in 1855 Cpl William Lendrim’s gallant actions at Sevestopol were recognised and he was awarded the VC. His name lives on with many Sappers and Sports Teams using the Lendrim Room
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RE Museum Feb 13
WE WON! We are delighted to have been awarded the Hidden Gem award! We have over 1 million artefacts in nour collection ... what will you next?
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REHS Feb 13
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REHS Feb 13
Great bit of Corps History there Good to see the ‘Angry Bull’, our legacy from the inspirational and visionary Gen Percy Hobart. However did you know that he also raised the 11th Armoured Division before the 79th, their image lives on in 11 Bde
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RG Poulussen Feb 11
in 1945. Operation Veritable. A Churchill AVRE with a 290mm petard mortar, ploughing through mud.
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Richard Cooke Feb 10
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REHS Feb 8
Brigadier Mike Calvert DSO rose to prominence in World War 2 for his actions in Burma with General Orde Wingate’s in command of
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3ArmdEngrSqn Feb 7
in May 1958 3 Fd Sqn RE erected a 100-foot in . A gift to HM the Queen from the people of to mark their centenary.
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REHS Feb 7
Great picture. Any suggestions on location ?
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RE BDO Club Jan 29
The Institution of was established in 1875, and in 1923 was granted its Royal Charter by King George V; to promote and advance the science of military and to promote the military efficiency of the Corps of Royal Engineers.
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REHS 17 Nov 17
General Charles Gordon, Corps Legend. From his exploits that led to his nickname Chinese Gordon to his accomplishments in Sudan where he is known as Gordon of Khartoum, plenty to learn.
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The Strategy Bridge Jan 26
OTD in 1885, ~50,000 Mahdists attacked the city walls of Khartoum just before midnight, storming the city after a 10-month siege. The entire garrison of Egyptian soldiers were killed along with 4,000 Sudanese civilians & British Major-General Gordon.
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RE Museum Jan 24
'The Sapper as Artist' opens February 5th! Sappers were taught military sketching to help their work as surveyors and map makers, but their extraordinary artworks show just how creative they could be! Included in standard admission prices, see for details.
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REHS Jan 24
Congratulations hope you are in post for when the battlefield tour is due in Minden later this year!
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REHS Jan 24
Well pointed out Also do not forgot the first seaborne forces that reached the bridge that morning were from 17 Field Coy A good description in Chap 13 if ‘The Pegasus and Orne Bridges’ by
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VC & GC Association Jan 22
22nd January 1879 Lieutenant JRM Chard was the senior officer present at the defense of
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RE BDO Club Jan 21
Over the 22 & 23 January 1879, 150 troops, led by Lieutenant John Rouse Merriott Chard VC , defended the mission station at Rorke's Drift; eleven officers and men were awarded the for valour.
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REHS Jan 21
Replying to @RMHistSociety
Welcome, look forward to working with you in the future!
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