HISTORY OF THE TYNE ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS, ROYAL ENGINEERS From the formation of the Submarine Mining Company of the 1st Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Durham (Volunteers) Royal Engineers in 1884 to 1933


History of a Royal Engineers unit, originating on Tyneside, which pioneered the use of mobile searchlights in home defence in the Great War. It also took part in tunnelling operations at Messines on the western front.