Collections in Focus: Corps Birth Certificate  1 October 2020 marks 78 years since the formation of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. To mark the occasion we’re exploring one of the most icon items in the Museum’s collection: a giant, carefully crafted birth certificate. This commemorative creation ingeniously records the Corps, Councils and famous figures […]

Read More →

 Collections in Focus: Korean War Album September 2020 marks 70 years since the first REME boots on the ground in Korea, as part of what is sometimes called the ‘forgotten war’. To throw light on this often overlooked conflict we’re sharing the contents of two fascinating photograph albums, documenting the work of 11 Infantry Workshop, […]

Read More →

 REME Book Recommendations Tomorrow is National Read a Book Day so we’ve put together a list of our favourite REME, military and engineering books. Got any recommendations for us? Craftsmen of the Army: The Story of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, volumes I, II and III by various Written as the ‘story’ of REME, […]

Read More →