Catalogue description Military Engineering Experimental Establishment, Christchurch and predecessors: Reports, Technical Notes and Miscellanea

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Reference: SUPP 17
Title: Military Engineering Experimental Establishment, Christchurch and predecessors: Reports, Technical Notes and Miscellanea
Description:

This series contains the reports of the Experimental Demolition and Experimental Tunnelling establishments, reports and miscellaneous papers of the Experimental Bridging Establishment and reports, technical notes and miscellaneous papers, photographs and drawings of the Military Engineering Experimental Establishment (MEXE).

Subjects include boats, rafts, pontoons and bridges, notably the Bailey bridge developed by the chief designer (later director of the establishment), D C Bailey, as well as road and airfield construction equipment and engine tests.

Date: 1925-1982
Related material:

Records of the MoD's Fighting Vehicle Research and Development Establishment are in WO 194

For other files of the Military Engineering Experimental Establishment (MEXE) and its predecessors, see WO 321

For technical reports of the Headquarters British Army of the Rhine, see WO 351

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Ministry of Supply, Military Engineering Experimental Establishment, 1946-1959

War Office, Military Engineering Experimental Establishment, 1959-1970

Physical description: 2230 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Defence , from 1991

Accruals: Series is accruing

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