The REME Charity Visits Simon Vaughan
CWWO Kelvin Redshaw visited Simon Vaughan earlier this week.
Jeremy Robert ‘Jim’ Fox OBE OLY 1941-2023
It is with great sadness that the Corps of REME learned of the sad passing of the Olympic great and former REME serviceman Jeremy (Jim) Robert Fox OLY MBE OBE who died on 28 April 2023 aged 81.
Trustee Opportunities – The REME Charity
Ever thought of joining the Board of Trustees of the REME Charity, to help form and shape our future work? Are you the right person to help us to fulfil our hopes and ambitions for the next chapter in our long story of Service?
Changes to REME Emblems – New REME Capbadge
With the introduction of the new crown to be incorporated onto our capbadge, Colonel REME has issued the following direction with regards to the purchasing and wearing of the new capbadge.
Chevalier John McOwan celebrates 102 Years!
John McOwan hails from the Scottish Borders where he recently celebrated his 102nd Birthday at home in Peebles. The photo shows John reading his birthday card message from Colonel REME and the REME Family, kindly delivered by fellow REME Veteran Major Pat Spence.
Edmund Joynson – 102 Years Young!
Last month the Corps Welfare Warrant Officer, WO2 (CSM) Kelvin Redshaw and Maj (Retd) Geordie Wright-Rivers had the immense pleasure of visiting Edmund Joynson at his home in Ashford on the occasion of his 102nd birthday! We were delighted to be able to provide Edmund with the most recent editions of the Craftsman magazine and, more importantly, to hand him the Corps birthday card delivered with sincere best wishes and gratitude of the whole REME Family.
Army v Navy Rugby – Sat 13 May 23: REME Tent Wristband Sales
REME Tent Wristbands for this year’s Army v Navy rugby match at Twickenham on Sat 13 May 23 will go on sale from 0900hrs on Wed 01 Feb 23 and will be available until 2300hrs on Sun 23 Apr 23.
REME Veterans Win Gibraltar Rally
Last year, REME Veteran and Chelsea Pensioner Chris O’ Connor along with friend and colleague Geoff Read embarked on an adventure: the Veterans Car Rally in Gibraltar, which also coincided with the 80th anniversary of REME.
On Thursday 11th November, a small team from RHQ REME and HQ London District, led by Colonel REME and the Corps Secretary, began a very busy weekend of Corps remembrance with a visit to this year’s Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.
REME Dunkirk Veteran Dennis Tocknell – Kit Upgrade
Last month, Maj (Retd) Geordie Wright-Rivers had the honour and pleasure of visiting 98 year-old Corps veteran Dennis Tocknell in Dursley, Gloucestershire to present him with his newly refurbished medals, new beret and Corps tie.
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