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September 26th, 2017 - REA AGM 2018

The Annual General Meeting of the Association is to be held at the Victory Services Club, 63/79 Seymour Street, London W2 2HF on Saturday 13th October 2018, commencing at 1600 hours. The attention of members is drawn to Association Rules 11.01 to 11.40, which govern the procedure at the Annual General Meeting. Further details of […]

September 26th, 2017 - REA Annual Dinner 2018

The Annual Dinner of the Association will take place at the Victory Services Club on Saturday 13 October 2018, following the AGM. Reception will be at 1800 hours for 1830 hours with the bar opening at 1730 hours.   Details of this well attended event will be published at a later date

August 9th, 2017 - Sapper Sunday 2018

‘SAPPER SUNDAY’ will take place on Sunday 14th October 2018 at The Royal Hospital Chelsea. This is the day after the REA AGM and Annual Dinner and there should be a good turnout of REA Members from around the country; wives are encouraged to attend. Governors Parade Prior to the service there will be a […]

July 15th, 2017 - 299 Para Sqn RE National Troop

“Veterans, Service Leavers and those considering ‘getting out’. Are you Commando or Para trained Combat Engineer? 299 Parachute Squadron is now recruiting for its new National Troop. The Troop has been set up for those who wish to be in the Reserves, but who are unable to meet the normal commitment conditions and live too […]

May 15th, 2017 - Liberation of Nijmegen

The Regional Archives of Nijmegen earlier acquired a collection of 684 pictures of Allied soldiers who were involved in the liberation of Nijmegen in World War II or who were stationed at Nijmegen afterwards. The collection was donated in 2000 by ‘Foto Verweij’, a photography shop in Nijmegen. The photos were taken following Operation Market […]

January 26th, 2017 - NOK for Fromelles War Dead

NEW WEBSITE SEEKS NEXT OF KIN FOR FROMELLES WAR DEAD The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has launched a new website at to trace the families of men who died in one of the most tragic battles of the First World War. Early next month work will begin in northern France to recover the remains […]