Royal Engineers

My thanks go to Julian Rainbow who has provided a detailed list of units of the Royal Engineers which served with the British Salonika Force in the following categories:

  1. Lines of Communication Troops – railway units
  2. Other Lines of Communication Troops
  3. Army Troops
  4. Corps Troops
  5. Divisional Troops
  6. Black Sea Troops
  7. Other RE units mentioned in the Corps History

The list is available as a PDF document (156 KB):

Ekaterini-Dranista Light Railway, Preparing formation. Turkish P/W labour. Line completed and opened for traffic 1st September 1918. 60 cm. Constructed to bring fuel from the lignite mines in the hills. RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION WITH THE SALONIKA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, 1917-1920 Ekaterini-Dranista Light Railway, Preparing formation. Turkish P/W labour. Line completed and opened for traffic 1st September 1918. 60 cm. Constructed to bring fuel from the lignite mines in the hills. RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION WITH THE SALONIKA EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, 1917-1920 (click on image to see full size) © IWM (Q 15159)


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