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Ulster Operation Banner: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Banner
RE paratroopers served in Ulster.
Stamps: 19ᵖ Ulster regional, Machin, bistre.
Special handstamp: 26th Anniversary of the deployment of Airborne Forces to Northern IrelandBFPS 2487, Symbol of Ulster in the centre.
Cover reference No: AF 25 JS(AC)97.
The 1st Balloon Section Royal Engineers - Battle of PAARDEBERG 17-26th February 1900
Stamps: 44ᵖ "Lightning" commemorative, Issued 1 February 2001.
Special Handstamp: 101st Anniversary of the Battle of PAARDEBERG, British Forces Postal Service 2622, Image of a balloon to the left and an image of the RE cap badge to the right.
Cover Ref No: COF 2 - 1900.
Borough of Rushmoor Military Freedom Ceremony
The Royal Engineers have long associations with the Borough of Rushmoor.
Stamps: 13½ᵖ Machin definitive, purple brown.
Special Handstamp: Military Freedom Ceremony, Borough of Rushmoor, BFPF 1981, Silhouette of crown and animal laid on crossed swords, taken from Rushmoor coat of arms?, in the centre.