Sapper History




Royal Engineers Historical Society

‘Bridging the past to the present for the future’


Royal Engineers Museum

Institution of Royal Engineers

Wellington’s Engineers  

Bicorn The Ties of Blood Peninsular War Novels

McMaster WW1 Map Index Belgium & France

National Archives British Army War Diaries

Royal British Legion

ABF: The Soldiers Charity

Cuneo Society

War Memorials Trust

La Boisselle Study Group 

The Tunnellers Memorial

Society for Army Historical Research

Western Front Association




The Ariane Hotel, Ypres

Excellent hotel, we have now been using it for more than 10 years.


Le Clos St Georges

An really excellent B&B that serves an evening meal as well.

Situated about half way between Arras & Cambrai near the A26


We also enjoyed a stay at

Les Chambres de Capucine
Near Caen, Normandy.