Work of the Royal Engineers in the European War 1914-1919; Geological Work on the Western Front

Scope and Content

Comprising five chapters detailing water supply; mining and field positions; description and use of boring plants for geological test bore; the winning of raw materials and details about geological establishments. Includes a paragraph about the German ‘pill boxes’ and Dutch neutrality during the war, 1922.

Administrative / Biographical History

Work in the Field under the Engineer-in-chief, British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F) published by the Secretary, Institution of Royal Engineers, Chatham. Most likely to have been written by Professor Sir Tannat William Edgeworth David, with significant contributions from WBR King.