The ARMY APPRENTICE ... remember with pride

1924 CHEPSTOW-FIRST INTAKE

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2004

Summary

Known Apprentice training locations 1900-2004 (All Badges)

Aldershot, Arborfield, Ashvale, Bramley, Carlisle, Catterick, Chatham, Chepstow, Church Crookham, Deepcut, Harrogate, Hilsea, Jersey, Taunton, Woolwich and Worthy Down.

Time-line of the principle schools & colleges...

Chepstow (Beachley)

Opened as the Boys' Technical School with boys joining from the Central Training School, Aldershot.
Name changed to Army Technical School (Boys)
Name change to Army Apprentices School and new AAS badge adopted
Name changed to Army Apprentices College and apprentices (Less intakes 1963-66) rebadged to their future Corps - RE, RAOC and RCT.

1924

1929
1947

Carlisle (Hadrian)

1960

1966

1969
 

Opened as the Army Apprentices School with AAS badge
Name changed to Army Apprentices College and rebadged to REME
who took control of it from the War Office.
Closure of College

Please note: This Time-line has been culled from various sources and is an attempt to show a true record. Please let the Webmaster know if there are any glaring inaccuracies.