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History and scope of the Regiment

Royal Waggoners                          
1794-1795

Royal Waggon Corps
1799-1802

Royal Waggon Train
1802-1833

Land Transport Corps
1855- 1856

Military Train
1856- 1869

Army Service Corps
1869- 1881

Control Department and Army Service Corps
1869- 1875

Commissariat and Transport Department and Army Service Corps
1875 1880

Commissariat and Transport Staff and Army Service Corps
1880 - 1881

Commissariat and Transport Corps
1881- 1888

Army Service Corps
1888- 1918

Royal Engineers (transportation)
1916- 1965

Royal Army Service Corps
1918- 1965

Royal Corps of Transport
1965- 1993


The motto on the badge of the regiment is 'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE' which is French in origin and means 'Shame on him who thinks this evil'. It is Incorporated into the badges of the regiment using the emblem of the most noble order of the garter, an ancient order of knighthood of which the Queen is sovereign and dates back to Edward III, it was reputedly to be a revival of the Round Table.

The Corps Collect

We say together

"Almighty God, our Heavenly Father,
whose wisdom and compassion know no
bounds, look with favour upon us, the
Members of the Royal Army Service Corps
and Royal Corps of Transport Association.

We beseech you to guide and bless our
endeavours in upholding the finest ideas of
comradeship within our corps family.
Help us to preserve the heritage entrusted
to us by our predecessors, to bring help to
those in need, and to prosper our fellowship
in your Name.

May those who have gone before us, and
we who stand before you today, be united
in this one fellowship by your blessing and
your love.

Through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen".






 
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