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2nd Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Infantry Brigade (later 2 (South East) Brigade) was a British Army Regional Brigade, active since before the First World War. [1]

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Adrian Gore (British Army officer)

Brigadier Adrian Clements Gore DSO (14 May 1900 in Dunoon, Scotland - 7 June 1990 in Horton Priory, Kent) won fame as a schoolboy cricketer for Eton College and was named as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1919.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve (previously known as the Territorial Force, Territorial Army (TA) and the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (TAVR) from 1920 to 2014) is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Arthur Dowler

Lieutenant General Sir Arthur (Arnhold Bullick) Dowler KCB KBE (16 July 1895 – 14 November 1963) was General Officer Commanding the East Africa Command of the British Army.

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Battle of Anzio

The Battle of Anzio was an important battle of the Italian Campaign during World War II that began on January 22, 1944, with the Allied amphibious landing known as Operation Shingle against the German forces in the area of Anzio and Nettuno.

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Battle of Aubers Ridge

The Battle of Aubers Ridge was a British offensive on the Western Front on 9 May 1915 during World War I. The battle was part of the British contribution to the Second Battle of Artois, a Franco-British offensive intended to exploit the German diversion of troops to the Eastern Front.

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Battle of Épehy

The Battle of Épehy was a battle of the First World War fought on 18 September 1918, involving the British Fourth Army (under the command of General Henry Rawlinson) against German outpost positions in front of the Hindenburg Line.The village of Épehy was captured on 18 September by the 12th (Eastern) Division.

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Battle of France

The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War, beginning on 10 May 1940, defeating primarily French forces.

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Battle of Loos

The Battle of Loos was the largest British battle that took place in 1915 on the Western Front during World War I. It was the first time the British used poison gas and the first mass engagement of New Army units.

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Battle of Mons

The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World War.

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Battle of Passchendaele

The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

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Battle of Pozières

The Battle of Pozières was a two-week struggle for the French village of Pozières and the ridge on which it stands, during the middle stages of the 1916 Battle of the Somme.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Brigadier (United Kingdom)

Brigadier (Brig) is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War I)

The British Expeditionary Force or BEF was the British Army sent to the Western Front during the First World War.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War II)

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British Army in Europe from 1939 to 1940 during the Second World War.

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British Forces Brunei

British Forces Brunei (BFB) is the name given to the British Armed Forces presence in Brunei.

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Brunei

Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace (Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi), is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.

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Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent in the United Kingdom.

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Charles Edward Hudson

Major General Charles Edward Hudson & Bar, MC (29 May 1892 – 4 April 1959) was a British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Crawley

Crawley is a town and borough in West Sussex, England.

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First Battle of the Aisne

The First Battle of the Aisne (1re Bataille de l'Aisne) was the Allied follow-up offensive against the right wing of the German First Army (led by Alexander von Kluck) and the Second Army (led by Karl von Bülow) as they retreated after the First Battle of the Marne earlier in September 1914.

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First Battle of the Marne

The Battle of the Marne (Première bataille de la Marne, also known as the Miracle of the Marne) was a First World War battle fought from It resulted in an Allied victory against the German Army (Chief of Staff Helmuth von Moltke the Younger).

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First Battle of Ypres

The First Battle of Ypres was a First World War battle fought around Ypres, in western Belgium during October and November 1914.

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Gordon Highlanders

The Gordon Highlanders was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed for 113 years, from 1881 until 1994 when it was amalgamated with the Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons) to form the Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons) which was later merged with the Royal Scots Borderers, the Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret's Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment), the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders to form the Royal Regiment of Scotland, a large regiment.

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Great Retreat

The Great Retreat, also known as the Retreat from Mons, is the name given to the long withdrawal to the River Marne, in August and September 1914, by the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) and the French Fifth Army, Allied forces on the Western Front in World War I, after their defeat by the Imperial German armies at the Battle of Charleroi (21 August) and the Battle of Mons (23 August).

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which, like the House of Lords (the upper house), meets in the Palace of Westminster.

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Hundred Days Offensive

The Hundred Days Offensive was the final period of the First World War, during which the Allies launched a series of offensives against the Central Powers on the Western Front from 8 August to 11 November 1918, beginning with the Battle of Amiens.

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Italian Campaign (World War II)

The Italian Campaign of World War II was the name of Allied operations in and around Italy, from 1943 to the end of the war in Europe.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)

The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.

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King's Regiment (Liverpool)

The King's Regiment (Liverpool) was one of the oldest line infantry regiments of the British Army, having been formed in 1685 and numbered as the 8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot in 1751.

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King's Royal Rifle Corps

The King's Royal Rifle Corps was an infantry rifle regiment of the British Army, originally raised in North America as the Royal Americans, and recruited from North American colonists.

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Lieutenant (British Army and Royal Marines)

Lieutenant (Lt) (pronounced Lef-tenant) is a junior officer rank of the British Army and Royal Marines.

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Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)

The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) (until 1921 known as the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that was in existence from 1881 to 1970.

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Machine Gun Corps

The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in World War I. The Heavy Branch of the MGC was the first to use tanks in combat, and the branch was subsequently turned into the Tank Corps, later called the Royal Tank Regiment.

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North African Campaign

During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943.

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North Staffordshire Regiment

The North Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, which was in existence between 1881 and 1959.

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Northamptonshire Regiment

The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960.

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Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment

The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (or PWRR, also known as 'the Tigers') is the senior English line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Queen's Division, and second only in line infantry order of precedence to the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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Richard Anderson (British Army officer)

Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Neville Anderson, KCB, CBE, DSO (28 September 1907 – 4 September 1979) was a senior officer of the British Army who achieved high office in the 1960s.

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Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" with stress on the first syllable) is a corps of the British Army that maintains the equipment that the British Army utilises.

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Royal Gurkha Rifles

The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) is a rifle regiment of the British Army, forming part of the Brigade of Gurkhas.

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Royal Sussex Regiment

The Royal Sussex Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that was in existence from 1881 to 1966.

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Second Battle of Ypres

During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium after the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn.

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Secretary of State for Defence

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Defence (Defence Secretary) is an official within Her Majesty's Government and head of the Ministry of Defence.

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Seria

Seria is a town in the Belait District of Brunei Darussalam.

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Shorncliffe Army Camp

Shorncliffe Army Camp is a large military camp near Cheriton in Kent.

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Spring Offensive

The 1918 Spring Offensive or Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle), also known as the Ludendorff Offensive, was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, beginning on 21 March 1918, which marked the deepest advances by either side since 1914.

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Support Command (British Army)

Support Command is a two-star command of the British Army.

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Sussex

Sussex (abbreviated Sx), from the Old English Sūþsēaxe ('South Saxons'), is an historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.

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Tunisia Campaign

The Tunisia Campaign (also known as the Battle of Tunisia) was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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Willward Alexander Sandys-Clarke

Willward Alexander Sandys-Clarke VC (8 June 1919 – 23 April 1943) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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11th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters South East

The 11th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters South East is a regular British Army brigade formation that is part of the Army’s 'Adaptable Force' meaning it has operational units under command, as well as regional responsibilities across the South East of England.

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145 (South) Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 145 (South) Brigade was a regional brigade of the British Army that saw active service in both World War I and World War II, disbanding in 1943 and being reformed in the 1990s.

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1st Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 1st Infantry Division was a regular army infantry division of the British Army with a very long history.

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5th Royal Sussex

The 5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, was an infantry battalion of the British Army.

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2 (South East) Brigade, 2 (South East) Brigade (2nd Infantry Brigade) (United Kingdom), 2 (South East) Brigade (formerly 2nd Infantry Brigade) (United Kingdom), 2nd (South East) Brigade (2nd Infantry Brigade), 2nd (South East) Brigade (2nd Infantry Brigade) (United Kingdom), 2nd Brigade (United Kingdom), British 2 (Light) Brigade, British 2nd Brigade, British 2nd Infantry Brigade.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Infantry_Brigade_(United_Kingdom)

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