About Us

Our Branch do not charge you anything to be a member of our Branch, but you must join the REA via the REA - HQ

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Life Membership

Anyone who served in the Corps of Royal Engineers, Regular or Reserve, is eligible to join the REA.

Those that contributed to the Days Pay Scheme (DPS) can take up Life Membership free of charge.

Those that did not subscribe to the DPS will be required to pay a membership fee.

The cost of Life Membership is £36 but there are age related concessions available.

Contact the Membership Secretary for further information on membership fees.



To Join the REA please enter the following into your search engine,



Print out the form and send it to 


Membership Secretary
Brompton Barracks
Chatham ME4 4UG

Please do not send any money yet.



Or Come along to one of our meetings for more information.

Associate Membership

Applications for Associate Membership can only be initiated at Branch level by a Branch Official and must be approved by the regional Group Director. The Associate Membership Application Form is available in PDF or Word format in the REA Forms & Documents section.

Gift Aid

Did you know that you can now make contributions to the Association by the new Gift Aid Scheme? If you are a tax payer, for every £1 you contribute, the Association gets a further 25p under the Government’s new ruling. Download the Gift Aid form, then print it out and send it to us.

Existing Members

You can update your details such as change of address, by submitting a new online line membership form.