Table 2.

Foundation of Royal Engineers Boring Sections 1939–1945

Section no.DatePlaceParent unit
1Sep 1939Slough, BerkshireGeorge Stow & Co. Ltd
2c. Sep 1939Southall, W LondonLe Grand, Sutcliffe & Gell Ltd
3Feb 1940Littlehampton, West SussexDuke & Ockenden Ltd
4c. Jul 1940Streatham, SW London?
5Aug 1940Reading, BerkshireNo. 1 and G. Stow & Co. Ltd
6Jun 1940Near Cairo, EgyptLocal troops
7c. Jan 1941Scarborough, YorkshireExisting Sections
8Feb 1942Ealing, W LondonExisting Sections
9Feb 1943Ealing, W LondonNo. 2 Boring Section
10May 1943Qassassin, Egypt798 Boring Company RE