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What does RE stand for?

RE stands for Royal Engineers (UK)

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But Gould, who won the trophy with Wimbledon in 1988, found managing Wanderers as tough as being in charge of the Dragons and saw his side lose 7-1 to Royal Engineers in a replay of the first final in 1872 at The Oval.
CAPTION(S): HEARTBREAK: Soldiers in the Royal Engineers held a 12-gun salute as Spr Matthew Cottrell's coffin was brought into the church where he had today been due to marry his fiancee Debbie Smith, right Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY TRIBUTE: Army comrades form a guard of honour at the funeral of Sapper Matthew Cottrell, right
Sapper Daniel Maguire, aged 21, joined troops as a mechanic and driver with 9 Parachute Squadron, 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault), Corps of Royal Engineers.
Cpl Kirkpatrick, known to his friends as "KP", was from the 101 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers, and attached to the Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group.
PAUL Hemming made a foolish statement when he claimed that the Royal Engineers would have released the trapped Chilean miners within a fortnight.