Royal Military Academy
The Royal Military Academy
was founded in 1741 in Woolwich
, south-east London
. It was intended to provide an education and produce good officers of Artillery and perfect Engineers
A second Academy was opened at Sandhurst, Berkshire in 1799 as a place to train officers.
Both were closed at the start of the Second World War in 1939. The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst opened in 1947.