171st Tunnelling Company

171st Tunnelling Company

Royal Engineer tunnelling companies were specialist units of the Corps of Royal Engineers The Vampire dugout, a brigade headquarters built by Tunnelling Company near Zonnebeke, was captured and occupied by the Germans in  Nickname(s) ‎: ‎"The Moles".
On Messines Ridge, Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers dug the deep- level mines at Spanbroekmolen, Kruisstraat and Ontario Farm under the.
Want to know more about RE Tunnelling Company? There pages and articles tagged RE Tunnelling Company available in our Library. 171st Tunnelling Company This is whilst working on Vimy Ridge. The artillery of both sides had literally flattened the landscape. I look forward to hearing back form you. I am assuming the photo was taken in Franch but I could be wrong. He had been with the Cameron Highlanders joining up in Bridgend where he was a miner.