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Oh! to be a sapper in the Royal Engineers

M. J. Salmon

Oh! to be a sapper in the Royal Engineers

the memoirs of a World War II soldier

by M. J. Salmon

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Published by [s.n.] in [U.K.] .
Written in English

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  • Salmon, M. J.

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    StatementM.J. Salmon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105, [8]p. of plates :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23129322M
    ISBN 100952491141

    Little wonder that the Royal Engineers grew into a large and complex organisation. France. c. British Army Royal Engineers building a new railway. (Donor British Official Photograph D). Australian War Memorial image H The units of the Corps of Royal Engineers. The Royal Engineers were once known as Sappers and Miners. A 'sap', in this context, in a trench or tunnel leading towards the enemy, the 'mine' can be a n explosive charge - say a cask or bag of explosive - or another underground tunnel to bring down a fortification .

    By: Sapper () World War I stories, as told through the eyes of someone who was there, but leavened with humour and an eye for the ridiculous side of human nature. This is a collection of McNeile's early short stories, drawing on his experiences with the Royal Engineers Corps. Buy Follow the Sapper: An Illustrated History of the Corps of Royal Engineers by Gerald W. A. Napier, John Edward Borer (Editor) online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

      I guess I should have said that I'm thinking more in specifically terms of the Royal Engineers. For instance, the difference between a Pioneer in the 2nd Labour Battalion, R.E. and a Sapper in the 11th Labour Battalion, R.E. The History of the Corps of Royal Engineers is currently in its 12th volume. The first two volumes were written by Major General Whitworth Porter and published in [61] The Sapper is published by the Royal Engineers Central Charitable Trust and is a bi-monthly magazine for all ranks. [62] The Royal Engineers' Association.


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To be a sapper in the Royal Engineers the memoirs of a World War II soldier Books Oh. to be a sapper in the Royal Engineers the memoirs of a World War II soldier. description Object description. Pbk. Show more. Object details Category Books Related period Second World War (content), Second World War (content) Creator SALMON, M.J.

The book was written by Colonel GWA Napier, former Royal Engineers officer and a former Director of the Royal Engineers Museum. The book defines a 'Sapper' as any "member of a British or Empire military engineer corps, whatever their rank, speciality or national allegiance", and is thus not confined to Royal : British Army.

Specific usage Commonwealth of Nations. Sapper (abbreviated Spr) is the Royal Engineers' equivalent of is also the case within the Indian Army Corps of Engineers, Pakistan Army Corps of Engineers, Royal Canadian Engineers, Royal Australian Engineers, South African Army Engineer Formation, Jamaica Defence Force Engineer Regiment, and Royal New Zealand Engineers.

Sapper Dorothy: the Only English Woman Soldier in the Royal Engineers 51st Division, 79th Tunnelling Co. During the First World War Paperback – June 1, by Dorothy Lawrence (Author) › Visit Amazon's Dorothy Lawrence Page.

Find all the books /5(9). Publications, The Institution of Royal Engineers. Brompton Barracks, Chatham, Kent, UK. To promote and advance the science of military engineering and to promote the military efficiency of the Corps of Royal Engineers.

While this book was meant to be an account of the military service of Sapper Robert William Hunt, it is also a narrative dealing with two little known units of the Royal Engineers during the South African War of to ; the 2nd Balloon Section, and the 3rd Field Troop.

I developed this site because I'm a sapper and I know how hard it can be to find old friends, I'd like this to be the place to find anyone who served with you in the Royal Engineers. This site is free, paid for by me and hopefully always will be. To search for another sapper, use the "Find your mates" link above.

Follow The Sapper Second Edition £ inc VAT Royal Engineers pen and pencil gift set £ inc VAT Pint Beer Glass Cap Badge (Manufacturers Box) £ inc VAT. Narrative of Service (1) South Africa () Sapper Chainey proceeded to South Africa for active service in the Boer War of to on the 9 th of April On his arrival in the Cape Colony he was initially posted to the 11 th Field Company, Royal Engineers.

On the 12 th of August he was transferred to the 9 th Field Company, Royal Engineers. ("It's all one," says the Sapper), The Lord He created the Engineer, Her Majesty's Royal Engineer, With the rank and pay of a Sapper. When the Flood come along for an extra monsoon, 'Twas Noah constructed the first pontoon To the plans of Her Majesty's, etc.

But after fatigue in the wet an' the sun, Old Noah got drunk, which he wouldn't ha' done. Buy Follow the Sapper by Gerald W. Napier, John Edward Borer from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Institution of Royal Engineers Brompton Barracks, Chatham Kent, ME4 4UG Tel: Please tell us what you think of our web site, our publications, our organization, or anything else that comes to mind.

We welcome all of your comments and suggestions. Buy Sapper Dorothy Lawrence: The Only English Woman Soldier, Late Royal Engineers, Fifty-First Division th Tunneling Company by Lawrence, Dorothy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Years Of Royal Engineers: Royal Engineers Gifts. This Notebook is a great gift for yourself or anyone who has ever served in the Royal Engineers or British Armed Forces. Limited quantities available from the Sapper Shop The following books are now out of print, but most are available from your local public library.

Living with Danger – The Memoirs of a Bomb Disposal Officer. Sapper, WR/ Royal Engineers, Returned to Depot, Royal Lincolnshire Regiment. Mary's Churchyard, Barnetby-le-Wold, Lincolnshire, UK.

Age Son of Joseph & Mary Ann Rhoades of Silver Street, Barnetby-le-Wold. FORT MCCOY, Wis. - A sapper - also known as an elite combat engineer or pioneer - is a combatant skilled in a variety of military engineering.

Follow The Sapper Second Edition With additional chapters by Tom Jackson and foreword by Major General Mungo Melvin CB OBE. Originally published inthis book has been one of the most popular books ever published by the Institution of Royal Engineers. Herman Cyril McNeile, MC (28 September – 14 August ), commonly known as Cyril McNeile and publishing under the name H.

McNeile or the pseudonym Sapper, was a British soldier and g on his experiences in the trenches during the First World War, he started writing short stories and getting them published in the Daily serving officers in the British Army were not.

Allwood, Sapper JS (Added: 16 December ) Alty, QM Sgt EA (Added: 4 January ) Anderson, Cpl WE (Added: 4 January ) Anderson, Lt JH (Added: 4 January ) Anderson, SSgt William Watt (Added: 10 September ) Anderson OBE MC, Col Richard Frederick Noble (Added: 16 July ) Andrew MSM, WO1 Mervyn Raymond (Added: 24 September ).

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Dunn.Royal Engineers Tie, Royal Engineers Socks, Royal Engineers Braces, Royal Engineers Watch Strap, Royal Engineers Cufflinks, Royal Engineers Blazer Badge, Royal Engineers Scarf, Royal Engineers Beret and many other regimental accessories for the Royal Corps of Engineers.