Corps of Royal Engineers, British Army
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CORPS OF ROYAL ENGINEERS, BRITISH ARMY
History: formed in 1717 from the old Board of Ordnance.
The Royal Chyper within the Garter, the whole enclosed in a laurel wreath; above and resting upon the top of the Garter, a crown; below the Garter and resting upon the lower portion of the laurel wreath, a scroll inscribed "Royal Engineers". The Garter with motto, Royal Chyper, crown and scroll are in gilt and are raised above the laurel wreath, which is in silver plate.
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