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Royal Engineers Plaque Motto - Where Duty And Glory Lead
Colin


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I recently seen a nice reasonably cheap little plaque that Iím considering getting to place beside Simon Smithís painting, which has underneath the badge - WHERE DUTY AND GLORY LEAD.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Royal-Engineers-Sappers-occasions-Retirement/dp/B01GTJBWGQ/ref=sr_1_10?crid=1UHDIOM3AT90M&dchild=1&keywords=royal+engineers+plaque&qid=1603823561&sprefix=Royal+engineers+p%2Caps%2C180&sr=8-10

On closer inspection, on the inside of the badge are words that apparently mean - SHAMED BE WHOEVER THINKS BAD OF IT.

The meaning is on Wikipedia -

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honi_soit_qui_mal_y_pense

Not sure for definite I have ever heard that used before, unless it meant nothing to me at the time, but then again Iím no militaria expert.

Interesting, but as the site sometimes has dubious information, is this right ?

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