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The Corps Magazine Pages

The Corps Magazines are split up into 6 pages.

Page 1
- introduction, past editors, index
Page 2 - front covers no     1-108
Page 3 - front covers no 109-125
Page 4 - front covers no 126-142
Page 5 - front covers no 143-159
Page 6
- front covers no 160-180 (this page)

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  Front Covers of The Classic Corps Magazines

no. 160
August 1985

Canon Howars Tibbs officiating chaplain at simpson barracks for the past 20 year retired in july. he is seen here receiving an engraved decanter from the DAPL at the conclusion of the remembrance service during the annual old comrades reunion


no. 161
December 1985

'Determination' Pte Williams, Lt McNulty, Pte East, Dvr Blackler, Pte Melling, Dvr Panchard

no. 162
April 1986

23 gp judo team. back - Cpl Travis, Lcpl Lee, Ptes Turton and Williams, lcpl Dodd, Ptes Thompson and Blaylock, Capt Johnston front - Ptes Simmons, Catt, Burden, Davies, Blenman and Martin, Lcpl Hindmarsh

no. 163
August 1986

Pte G J Langford (518 coy) receives the friend memorial trophy from the DAPL

no. 164
December 1986

Pioneers 1986

no. 165
April 1987

518 coy, Falklands Feb 87. the wreck 'Lady Elizabeth' in the background

no. 166
August 1987

Lcpl Yates proudly holding prestigious Roupell Cup that he won at RASAM 87


no. 167
December 1987

Cpl S Travis with his judo trophies

no. 168
April 1988

2Lt P vignaux with elements of his platoon together with members of 69 Gurkha independent field squadron at foxy gold harrier hide, Belize 1988

no. 169
August 1988

Ssgt D Long the rifle champion shot

no. 170
December 1988
no. 171
April 1989

no. 172
October 1989

Guard of honour for the visit to Northampton of Princess of Wales
Also march past. Princess Diana was to receive Freedom of the

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no. 173
March 1990

The 50th anniversary silverpieces of the officers mess and the sergeants mess. plaque details are, left - 17 october 1939 auxiliary military pioneer corps, 22 november 1940 pioneer corps, 28 november 1946 royal pioneer corps. right - presented by the regular, territorial and retired officers to mark the 50th anniversary of the corps 1989

no. 174
October 1990

Top - gulf bound Pte Jason Connelly of 518 company is interviewed by Debbie Kelly of central TV south. bottom - Lcpl Stephen Jacques and Pte Adam Williamson, both of 187 company, with the chunk of the Berlin wall

no. 175
Spring 1991

Pte David Davies and Sgt Mark Staples from defence coy - HQ1, (BR) corps, positioning a .50 browning at the forward force maintenance area

no. 176
Autumn 1991

Milestones of corps history - 1939, the royal warrant for the formation of the auxiliary military pioneer corps; 1940, the change of title to the pioneer corps; 1946 the grant of the title royal to the corps; and 1991, the announcement of future incorporation into a large logistic corps under options for change

no. 177
Spring 1992

The familiar wartime poster is a timely reminder to all RPC serving and former personnel who can contribute stories, anecdotes, photographs etc for the forthcoming post was history of the corps being written by Maj (Ret'd) Bill Elliot.

no. 178
Autumn 1992

The Colonel Commandant inspecting the old comrades on the sunday parade at the corps weekend

no. 179
Spring 1993

The design will feature on the dust cover of Maj E R Elliot's postwar history of the royal pioneer corps

no. 180
Final Edition 1993

Fifty years on, the final edition
freedom parade

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