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2nd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery

2nd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery was a regiment of the Royal Horse Artillery that served in World War II. [1]

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A Battery (The Chestnut Troop) Royal Horse Artillery

A Battery (The Chestnut Troop) Royal Horse Artillery is the senior Battery in the Royal Regiment of Artillery and is part of 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery.

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Abbassia

Abbassia (العباسية) is a neighborhood in Cairo, Egypt.

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Adjutant

Adjutant is a military rank or appointment.

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Aldershot

Aldershot is a town in the English county of Hampshire, located on heathland about southwest of London.

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Allied Armies in Italy

The Allied Armies in Italy, commanded by British General Sir Harold Alexander, was the title of the highest Allied field headquarters in Italy, during the middle part of the Italian Campaign of World War II.

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Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Artillery battery

In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of guns, mortars, rockets or missiles so grouped in order to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.

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B Battery Royal Horse Artillery

B Battery, Royal Horse Artillery is a Close Support Battery of 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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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 Gazala

The Battle of Gazala (near modern town of Ayn al Ghazālah) was fought during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, around the port of Tobruk in Libya from 26 May to 21 June 1942.

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Battle of Greece

The Battle of Greece (also known as Operation Marita, Unternehmen Marita) is the common name for the invasion of Greece by Germany in April 1941.

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Battle of the Mareth Line

The Battle of the Mareth Line or the Battle of Mareth was an attack in World War II by the British Eighth Army (General Bernard Montgomery) in Tunisia, against the Mareth Line held by the Italo-German 1st Army (General Giovanni Messe).

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Battle of Wadi Akarit

The Battle of Wadi Akarit (Operation Scipio) was an Allied attack from 6–7 April 1943 to dislodge Axis forces from positions along the Wadi Akarit in Tunisia (also known as the Akarit Line).

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Bordon

Bordon is a town in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England.

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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 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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C Battery Royal Horse Artillery

C Battery Royal Horse Artillery are a Close Support Battery of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery currently based in Caen Barracks in Hohne, Germany.

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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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D Battery Royal Horse Artillery

D Battery Royal Horse Artillery are a Close Support Battery of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery They are currently based in Albemarle Barracks in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

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E Battery Royal Horse Artillery

E Battery Royal Horse Artillery are a Close Support Battery of 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery It is currently based in Assaye Barracks in Tidworth Camp.

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Edward VII

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death.

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First Battle of El Alamein

The First Battle of El Alamein (1–27 July 1942) was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought on the northern coast of Egypt between Axis forces (Germany and Italy) of the Panzer Army Africa (Panzerarmee Afrika) (also known as the Africa Corps) commanded by Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) Erwin Rommel nicknamed "The Desert Fox" and Allied (specifically British Imperial) forces (Britain, British India, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand) of the Eighth Army, commanded by General Claude Auchinleck.

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Gothic Line

The Gothic Line (Gotenstellung; Linea Gotica) formed Field Marshal Albert Kesselring's last major line of defence in the Italian Campaign during the final stages of the Second World War along the summits of the northern part of the Apennine Mountains during the fighting retreat of the German forces in Italy against the Allied Armies in Italy commanded by General Sir Harold Alexander.

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Government of India Act 1858

The Government of India Act 1858 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (21 & 22 Vict. c. 106) passed on August 2, 1858.

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I Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

I Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery which existed in the early part of the 20th Century.

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III Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

III Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery which existed in the early part of the 20th Century.

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Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 refers to a rebellion in India against the rule of the East India Company, that ran from May 1857 to June 1858.

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Ipswich

Ipswich is a large town in Suffolk, England, of which it is the county town.

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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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IV Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

IV Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery which existed in the early part of the 20th Century.

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K Battery Royal Artillery

K (Hondeghem) Battery is a battery of 5th Regiment Royal Artillery in the Royal Artillery.

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L (Néry) Battery Royal Horse Artillery

L (Néry) Battery Royal Horse Artillery are the Tactical Group Battery of 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery.

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Lieutenant colonel

Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies and most marine forces and some air forces of the world, typically ranking above a major and below a colonel.

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Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Lyndhurst is a large village and civil parish situated in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire, England.

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Meerut

Meerut) is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is an ancient city with settlements dating back to the Indus Valley civilization having been found in and around the area. The city lies northeast of the national capital New Delhi, and northwest of the state capital, Lucknow. It is the second largest city in the National Capital Region of India (the largest being Delhi), and as of 2011 the 33rd most populous urban agglomeration and the 26th most populous city in India. It ranked 292 in 2006 and is projected to rank 242 in 2020 in the list of largest cities and urban areas in the world. The municipal area (as of 2001) is with the cantonment covering. The city is one of the largest producers of sports goods, and the largest producer of musical instruments in India. The city is also an education hub in western Uttar Pradesh.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government, and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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N Battery (The Eagle Troop) Royal Horse Artillery

N Battery (The Eagle Troop) Royal Horse Artillery are the Tactical Group Battery of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery They are currently based in Caen Barracks in Hohne, Germany.

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Newbridge, County Kildare

Newbridge, officially known by its Irish name Droichead Nua, is a town in County Kildare, Ireland.

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Newport, Wales

Newport (Casnewydd) is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales.

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O Battery (The Rocket Troop) Royal Horse Artillery

O Battery (The Rocket Troop) Royal Horse Artillery is the Headquarters Battery of the British Army's 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery.

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Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (usually abbreviated as HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

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Ordnance QF 13-pounder

The Ordnance QF 13-pounder (quick-firing) field gun was the standard equipment of the British and Canadian Royal Horse Artillery at the outbreak of World War I.

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Ordnance QF 25-pounder

The Ordnance QF 25-pounder, or more simply 25-pounder or 25-pdr, was the major British field gun and howitzer during World War II.

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Other ranks (UK)

Other ranks (ORs) in the British Army, Royal Marines, Royal Air Force and in the armies and air forces of many other Commonwealth countries are those personnel who are not commissioned officers, usually including non-commissioned officers (NCOs).

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Presidency armies

The presidency armies were the armies of the three presidencies of the East India Company's rule in India, later the forces of the British Crown in India.

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Regiment

A regiment is a title used by some military units.

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Risalpur

Risalpur (رسالپور) is a city in Nowshera District, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, on the Nowshera-Mardan Road.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA), is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Horse Artillery

The regiments of the Royal Horse Artillery (RHA), dating from 1793, are part of the Royal Regiment of Artillery (commonly termed Royal Artillery) of the British Army.

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Second Battle of El Alamein

The Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October – 11 November 1942) took place near the Egyptian railway halt of El Alamein.

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Sergeant major

Sergeant major is a senior non-commissioned rank or appointment in many militaries around the world.

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Sialkot

Sialkot (Punjabi, سيالكوٹ) is the capital city of Sialkot District, located in the northeast of the Punjab, Pakistan.

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The Crown

In jurisprudence in the Commonwealth realms, the Crown dependencies, and any of a realm's provincial or state sub-divisions, the Crown is the state in all its aspects.

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Trowbridge

Trowbridge is the county town of Wiltshire, England on the River Biss in the west of the county, south east of Bath, Somerset, from which it is separated by the Mendip Hills which rise to the west.

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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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V Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

V Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery which existed in the early part of the 20th Century.

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VII Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

VII Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery which existed in the early part of the 20th Century.

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Western Desert Campaign

The Western Desert Campaign or the Desert War, took place in the Western Desert of Egypt and Libya and was a theatre in the North African Campaign during the Second World War.

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Woolwich

Woolwich is an area of south east London within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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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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XIV Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery

XIV Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery was a brigade of the Royal Horse Artillery which existed in the early part of the 20th Century.

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1st (United Kingdom) Division

The 1st (United Kingdom) Division, formerly the 1st Armoured Division, is a division of the British Army, currently the only British division to be stationed in Germany.

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1st Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 1st Armoured Brigade was a regular British Army unit formed on 3 September 1939, by the redesignation of the 1st Light Armoured Brigade.

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22nd Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 22nd Armoured Brigade, a British Army brigade, was formed as the 22nd Heavy Armoured Brigade on 3 September 1939 with three Yeomanry (Territorial Army) mechanised cavalry regiments – 2nd Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) and 4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

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22nd Guards Brigade

The 22nd Guards Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army that saw active service during the Second World War.

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2nd Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Armoured Division was a British Army formation during the Second World War; it was created on 15 December 1939 and disbanded on 10 May 1941, after much of the division was captured at Mechili in Libya by German and Italian forces.

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2nd Infantry Division (South Africa)

The South African 2nd Infantry Division was an infantry division of the army of the Union of South Africa during World War II.

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4th Cavalry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 4th Cavalry Brigade was a cavalry brigade of the British Army.

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4th Regiment Royal Artillery

The 4th Regiment Royal Artillery is a regiment of the Royal Artillery in the British Army.

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6th Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery

6th Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery was a Regiment of the Royal Horse Artillery that acted as a training formation during World War II.

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7th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 7th Infantry Division was established by The Duke of Wellington as part of the Anglo-Portuguese Army for service in the Peninsular War, and was active also during the First World War from 1914–1919, and also in the Second World War from 1938–1939 in Palestine and Egypt.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Regiment,_Royal_Horse_Artillery

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