1st King George's Own Sappers and Miners in Great Britain: Empire: Colonial Including South Africa & India: Awards, Militaria & History Posted November 26, 2018 This regiment became the 'KGO Sappers and Miners' in 1910, formerly the 'Prince of Wales S&M'. Their shoulder title was a curved brass one, with a large '61' - their precedence number in the line - over 'K.G.O. PIONEERS'. [Ashok Nath, Sowars and Sepoys in the Great War, p213, no. 674].