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  • Collection: Wokingham and REME

REME Parade 1981

Photograph depicting the REME Parade of 1981. Taken from the Town Hall looking out over the NE corner showing also Barclays and the Old Rose Inn. Currently on display in the Town Hall REME room.

REME Parade 1979

Photograph depicting the REME parade of 1979. Shows Mayor John Debenham Butcher inspecting the troops.Currently on display in the Town Hall REME room.

REME Parade 1978

Photograph depicting the REME parade of 1978 when they gained Freemen of the Town status. Taken possibly from the upper level of the Rose you can see the NE corner of the Town Hall along with the Bush Hotel (later to be converted into shops).…

REME Music Stand Banner

An embroidered music stand banner used by the REME band. Depicts their cap badge emblem on their colours with a gold fringe.

REME Ink Stand

A wooden base with metal fittings with the following inscription:-
Presented to the Townspeople of Wokingham By 23 Base Workshop REME on the occasion of the visit of the Mayor and Mayoress Councillor and Mrs. J Butcher 18 September 1979.

REME 50th Anniversary Plate

A commemorative plate presented to the Town Council in recognition of REME's 50th anniversary.

Pair of plaques

A pair of plaques both showing identically the REME cap badge on a field made up of REME colours. Text on one shows it is for the School of Electronic and Aeronautical Engineering (depicted) and the other 11 Training Battalion REME.

Map of Arborfield Garrison

A map of Arborfield Garrison. While the exact year of creation is currently unknown it is likely that it was between 1929 and 1947, probably around the time of WWII.

Framed Drawing of NIRW

A large framed drawing gifted to the Town Council of the Northern Ireland Roulement Workshop REME. This was presented to then Mayor Marion Fergusson Kelly on her visit to the site on 1st April 1981.

Display piece on REME Freedom of the Town

This framed document was part or is a copy of a part of the display about Wokingham at the REME museum in Arborfield. Displayed alongside the original framed certificate it talks about the event conferring Honorary Freeman of the Town to the Corps…