19th November 2019

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Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME)

The horse forcene (rampant) and chain are symbolic of power under control and the lightning flash, of electrical engineering.

 

The Royal Corps of Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is a corps of the Australian Army that has responsibility for the maintenance and recovery of all Army electrical and mechanical equipment. It was form in 1942 from the combined repair services of the Ordnanace  and Service Corps. It was given the Royal prefix in 1948 His Majesty King George  VI. On 1 December 2006, the last independent RAEME Workshop was disbanded. RAEME soldiers continue in their role to provide support through attachment to other units in Tech Support Troops, Sections or Platoons.

See:  http://www.raeme.org.au/index.php/about-us/raeme-history

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Australian_Electrical_and_Mechanical_Engineers

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