Chatham

Royal School of Military Engineering (RSME)

Chatham

Brompton Barracks is the Home and the HQ of the Corps of Royal Engineers


In 1962 to mark 150 years of its existence of the School of Engineering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II bestowed the word 'Royal' to the title of the School of Military Engineering in 1962, to become the 'Royal School of Military Engineering' (RSME).

 

 

 

Chatham Jan 1965 - Aug 1965
Royal School of Military Engineering (Gordon Barracks)


This was my first of many visits to Chatham, on this occasion I was attending my first trade training course for A3 Fitter

IC & P,   same time I sat my City & Guilds. I passed both.

Chatham Jul 1971 - Dec 1971
Royal School of Military Engineering (Brompton Barracks)


This was for my A2 Fitter (Engine) course for which I attained a pass.


Chatham Jul 1973 - Dec 1973
Royal School of Military Engineering (Brompton Barracks)


Once again A course for Fitter (Engine) this time A1 which again I passed.

Chatham Oct 1975 - Mar 1976
Royal School of Military Engineering (Chatenden Barracks)


This is where I attended my B1 Combat Engineering Course of which I passed.

Chatham Jan 1977
Royal Engineers HQ (Brompton Barracks)


This is when I attended the SNCO's Cadre, I must say this was the least liked course I attended throughout my military career.

I did pass the course and then returned to my post of Training Sgt at Southwood Camp Cove.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 
 
 
 
 
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