Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers

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Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers

This collection includes full colour images of the original ledger pages.

Founded in 1539, the RMRE is unique in having the word 'Royal' twice within its name.

The Regiment has changed names during the past 5 centuries a few times:

  • Monmouthshire Militia (1660-1793)

  • Monmouth and Brecon Militia (1793-1804)

  • Royal Monmouth and Brecon Militia (1804-1820)

  • Royal Monmouthshire Militia (1820-1852)

  • Royal Monmouthshire (Light Infantry) Militia (1852-1877)

  • Royal Monmouthshire Engineers (Militia) (1877-1896)

  • Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) (1896 to date)



Records in this collection are likely to include the following:

  • primary unit
  • duty location
  • first name
  • surname
  • incident date
  • description of person
  • age
  • service number
  • resided town
  • profession

Please be aware that due to the way we collate, and cross reference our databases, some records will contain more information than that listed above.

Original Source: Reproduced courtesy of the RMRE museum

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