Sappers

Some articles on sappers:

List Of Battle And Theatre Honours Of The Indian Army Corps Of Engineers
... individual units of the Corps or to the three Groups, namely the Madras Sappers, the Bengal Sappers and the Bombay Sappers ...
Plaza Bridge (Ottawa) - History - Sappers Bridge - Construction
... The stone arch bridge was constructed by 15th Company of the Royal Sappers and Miners ... Thereafter, Sappers Bridge became connected directly to Sparks Street ... turn of the century, a hole was blasted in Sappers Bridge to allow for rail traffic to pass ...
Madras Engineer Group - History
... Hence the name, Sappers Miners ... In addition, the sappers used to lead the way to the breach for the 'forlorn hope' and infantry to follow ... the Madras Presidency, and formed part of the Madras Army, they were called the Madras Sappers ...
Madras Pioneers
... The term Madras Pioneers related to bodies of Pioneers as well as Sappers and Miners which were part of the Madras Presidency Army ... and titled 'Corps of Madras Pioneers' but later renamed the 'Corps of Madras Sappers and Miners' in 1831 ... of the disbanded pioneer battalions were absorbed into the Sappers and Miners of their respective presidencies in the case of Madras Pioneers, with the Madras Sappers ...
Royal Australian Engineers - Traditions - Sappers
... also adopted the Royal Engineers practice of calling their private soldiers "Sappers", in recognition of the fact that the very earliest engineers had been primarily concerned with driving saps (tunnels ...