Sapper Firsts

very_old_git

Clanker
Things wot we done first?

Could be good for Corps pride/shame. Also will promote visits to museum.
Ballooning (1865?)
Fixed wing aircraft
Parachute instruction
External aircraft seating INTO combat
Signals
Steam traction
Motor transport?
Fortification construction
Diving
Go on, list seems endless.
 

whit_RE

War Hero
Building BBQ's...we must have built the 1st NAAFI though...
 

cdn_spr

War Hero
Pre-fab Force protection......the forts Gundulph floated across the channel with William the Conqueror.
 
Well we are in the bible:

After Eve eat the forbidden all that was left was the Corp!

As told to myself during JLRRE.

Edited to add - so not alot of things came before us !
 

snapper

War Hero
whit_RE said:
Building BBQ's...we must have built the 1st NAAFI though...
Best we err quietly forget that one..... Don't want the blame for that mahuosive c*ck up do we.....
 

Surrey_Trog

Old-Salt
Roads in Russia - I believe there's a very nice piece of jewel encrusted shiny wear in the Corps Mess in Chatham 'given' in appreciation!
 

Surrey_Trog

Old-Salt
Roads in Russia - I believe there's a very nice piece of jewel encrusted shiny wear in the Corps Mess in Chatham 'given' in appreciation!
 
creating the "ENGINEER" drink, what a creation i may add.
 
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