Royal Engineers

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Royal Engineers

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(Military) a branch of the British army that undertakes the building of fortifications, mines, bridges, and other engineering works. Abbreviation: RE
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The group of soldiers is believed to be the 1st Renfrew Field Company, Royal Engineer Territorials, from Paisley.
Former Royal Engineer soldier Glen Beardsmore left a life of army construction work for a job constructing cake masterpieces for customers.
The eight-person UK team was formed from 32 Royal Engineer Regiment based in Catterick Garrison.
He was joined by British Ambassador Iain Lindsay, Royal Bahraini Navy Force Commander Commodore Abdulla Said Al Mansouri, project manager Royal Engineer Major Ros Elliott and UKMCC Commander and Deputy Commander Commodore Keith Blount.
A ROYAL Engineer was shot dead by insurgent gunfire in Afghanistan when his unit came under fire, an inquest heard yesterday.
In the article, I will describe the United Kingdom's (UK's) approach to developing the leadership and technical skills of the Royal Engineer (RE) officers and noncommissioned officers (NCOs), and then explain how the UK's military engineering capability is configured on operations.
Mark Johnston's Royal Engineer showed the benefit of his debut run at P ontefract and opened his account in game fashion in the hands of Joe Fanning in the five-furlong juvenile maiden.
He served for 25 years as a Royal Engineer officer in the British Armed Services, and ended his distinguished career as Brigadier General.
According to statement issued here Wednesday, the eight-person UK team was formed from 32 royal engineer regiment based in Catterick Garrison.
Chief Royal Engineer, Lt General Sir Mark Mans, said: "You will be aware that the Army is now going through its most signifi-cant period of change for many years.
Chief Royal Engineer, Lt General Sir Mark Mans, said: "While the Regiment will disband, the Royal Engineer tradition on the Tyne will be continued by 103 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Field Squadron.