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Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" with stress on the first syllable) is a corps of the British Army that maintains the equipment that the British Army utilises. [1]

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Adjutant General's Corps

The Adjutant General's Corps is a corps in the British Army responsible for many of its general administrative services.

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Andrew Figgures

Lieutenant General Andrew Collingwood Figgures CB CBE FREng (born 13 November 1950) is a former Master-General of the Ordnance.

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Arborfield Garrison

Arborfield Garrison is a British Army garrison in the English county of Berkshire, approximately south east of the village of Arborfield Cross.

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Army Council (1904)

The Army Council was the supreme administering body of the British Army from its creation in 1904 until it was reconstituted as the Army Board in 1964.

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Berkshire

Berkshire (or, abbreviated Berks) is a county of south east England, located to the west of London.

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Bordon

Bordon is a town in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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British Army order of precedence

The regular army of the British Army is listed according to an order of precedence for the purposes of parading.

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Calipers

A caliper (British spelling also calliper, or in plurale tantum sense a pair of calipers) is a device used to measure the distance between two opposite sides of an object.

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Committee

A committee (or "commission") is a type of small deliberative assembly that is usually intended to remain subordinate to another, larger deliberative assembly.

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Corps

A corps ("core"; the plural is spelled the same as singular but pronounced "cores"; from French, from the Latin corpus "body") is an organized body of people.

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Denis Redman

Major General Denis Arthur Kay Redman, CB, OBE (8 April 191018 July 2009) was a senior British Army officer.

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Eric Bertram Rowcroft

Major General Sir Eric Bertram Rowcroft CB, KBE, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E.; 1891 – 12 March 1963), was a British Army officer. His military career started in 1908 as a TA Officer in the Royal Engineers and retired at the rank of Major General in 1946. He is noted for his involvement in the formation of The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) and the planning of Operation Overlord.

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Hampshire

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Infantry

The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.

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Ivan Hirst

Major Ivan Hirst (4 March 1916 – 10 March 2000), was a British Army officer and engineer who was instrumental in reviving Volkswagen from a single factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, into a major postwar automotive manufacturer.

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Light Aid Detachment

A Light Aid Detachment is an attached independent minor unit of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers or Detachment of Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers operating as a sub-unit of the supported unit.

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Lillibullero

Lillibullero (also spelled Lillibulero, Lilliburlero) is a march that seems to have been known at the time of the English Civil War.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on 10 June 1921) is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Regiment

A regiment is a title used by some military units.

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REME Museum of Technology

The REME Museum of Technology is located south east of Reading.

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Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

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Royal Army Medical Corps

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace.

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Royal Army Ordnance Corps

The Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC) was a corps of the British Army.

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Royal Army Service Corps

The Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) was a corps of the British Army responsible for land, coastal and lake transport, air despatch, barracks administration, the Army Fire Service, staffing headquarters' units, supply of food, water, fuel and domestic materials such as clothing, furniture and stationery and the supply of technical and military equipment.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA), is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Corps of Signals

The Royal Corps of Signals (often simply known as the Royal Signals - abbreviated to R SIGNALS) is one of the combat support arms of the British Army.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Stephen Tetlow

Brigadier Stephen John Tetlow MBE (born June 1954) is an engineer and former senior British Army officer.

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Volkswagen

Volkswagen (VW) is a German car manufacturer headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Volkswagen Kübelwagen

The Volkswagen Kübelwagen (literally, "bucket car", previously mostly used for rail, industrial or agricultural hopper cars) was a light military vehicle designed by Ferdinand Porsche and built by Volkswagen during World War II for use by the German military (both Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS).

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William Beveridge

William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge KCB (5 March 1879 – 16 March 1963) was a British economist, noted progressive and social reformer.

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Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg is the fifth largest city in the German state of Lower Saxony.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Electrical_and_Mechanical_Engineers

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