Excerpt from History of the Royal Sappers and Miners, Vol. 2 of 2: From the Formation of the Corps in March 1772, to the Date When Its Designation Was Changed to That of Royal Engineers, in October 1856
Breach in the sea embankment at Foulness - Company to Portsmouth Augmenta... tion to corps - Homeward journey of the Arctic expedition Private Brodie - Great Slave Lake party - Expedition arrives in England - South Australia - Sergeant R. Gardiner - Road-making in Zetland Survey of Dover - Wreck of the Richard Dart - Miserable condition of the survivors on Prince Edward's Island - Found, and taken to the Cape - Remeasurement of the base-line on Salisbury Plain - Shoebury ness - Eulogium by the Marquis of Anglesey - Fatal accident at Sand hurst College.
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