“Militiamen and Sappers”

Stacks Image 524
Dr Graham Watson, a lecturer in history at Cardiff University, was commisioned to write this history of the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers to mark the centenary of the “Double Royal” title in 1996. With access to the records of the Regiment the result is a scholarly and readable account telling the story from Tudor times, and setting it in the context of the evolution of the Army and Monmouthshire.

HRH The Duke of Gloucester, as Honorary Colonel, has contributed a foreword.

"Militiamen and Sappers" is a hardback of 230 pages, with photographs and maps in black and white, and an index.
The format is 25 x 18 cms, and ithe weight is 840 grams.
ISBN 0952810204.

The book is sold only through the Museum, and the price is £10 plus packing and postage. Purchasers living in the UK should send a cheque for £14 made out to "Castle and Regimental Museum", with their address, to The Castle and Regimental Museum, The Castle, Monmouth, NP25 3BS.

Purchasers in other countries should email the Museum to ask about the postage (which can be expensive) and acceptable means of payment.

The three earlier Histories
all now out of print

Capt. Noel was adjutant soon after the Regiment became engineers and his slim volume covered the militia phase.

Sargeaunt’s tome details events up to the end of the militia in 1908.

Low and Everett were former COs and mainly cover the two world wars.
Stacks Image 1865