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Edmond Schreiber

Lieutenant-General Sir Edmund Charles Acton Schreiber, KCB, DSO (30 April 1890 – 8 October 1978) was a British Army officer who served in both the First and Second World Wars. [1]

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Aldershot Command

Aldershot Command was a Home Command of the British Army.

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Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, (17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and the "Spartan General", was a senior officer of the British Army.

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Brevet (military)

In many of the world's military establishments, a brevet was a warrant giving a commissioned officer a higher rank title as a reward for gallantry or meritorious conduct, but without receiving the authority, precedence, or pay of real rank.

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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 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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Charles Walter Allfrey

Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Walter Allfrey, KBE, CB, DSO, MC (24 October 1895 – 2 November 1964) was a British Army officer who served in both the First and Second World Wars.

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Daril Watson

General Sir Daril Gerard Watson GCB CBE MC (17 October 1888 - 1 July 1967) was a British Army general during World War II.

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Deputy Lieutenant

In the United Kingdom, a Deputy Lieutenant is a Crown appointment and one of several deputies to the Lord Lieutenant of a lieutenancy area: an English ceremonial county, Welsh preserved county, Scottish lieutenancy area, or Northern Irish county borough or county.

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Devon

Devon (archaically known as Devonshire) is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Distinguished Service Order

The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and British Empire, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.

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Eric Grant Miles

Major-General Eric Grant Miles CB DSO MC (1891–1977) served as a senior officer of the British Army who saw active service during both World War I and World War II.

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First Army (United Kingdom)

The First Army was a formation of the British Army that existed during the First and Second World Wars.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Francis Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Barloch

Francis Campbell Ross Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Barloch KCMG (21 October 1889 – 30 March 1980), was a British journalist, solicitor and Labour Party politician.

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General officer commanding

General officer commanding (GOC) is the usual title given in the armies of Commonwealth (and some other, such as in Ireland) nations to a general officer who holds a command appointment.

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James Marshall-Cornwall

General Sir James Handyside Marshall-Cornwall KCB, CBE, DSO, MC (27 May 1887 – 1985) was a British Army officer and linguist.

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John Swayne

Lieutenant General Sir John George des Reaux Swayne KCB CBE (1890–1964) was General Officer Commanding South-East Command.

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John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort

Field Marshal John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort & Two Bars, (10 July 1886 – 31 March 1946) was a British and Anglo-Irish soldier.

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Kenneth Arthur Noel Anderson

General Sir Kenneth Arthur Noel Anderson, KCB, MC (25 December 1891 – 29 April 1959) was a British Army officer in both the First and Second World Wars.

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Lieutenant

A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt., LT, LTA, Lieut. and LEUT.) is a junior commissioned officer in many nations' armed forces, fire service, or law enforcement.

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Lieutenant-general (United Kingdom)

Lieutenant general (Lt Gen), formerly more commonly lieutenant-general, is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines, although the highest-ranking officer in the Royal Marines core structure at present is major general.

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List of Governors of Malta

The British Governor of Malta was an official who ruled Malta during the British colonial period between 1813 and 1964.

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Major

Major is a military rank of commissioned officer, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces.

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Malta

Malta, officially the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country comprising an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Mentioned in dispatches

A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.

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Officer (armed forces)

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.

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Operation Torch

Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which started on 8 November 1942.

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Order of Saint John (chartered 1888)

The Order of St John, formally the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem (l'ordre très vénérable de l'Hôpital de Saint-Jean de Jérusalem) and also known as St John International, is a royal order of chivalry first constituted as such by royal charter from Queen Victoria in 1888.

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Order of St Michael and St George

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as Prince Regent for his father, King George III.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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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 Field Artillery

The Royal Field Artillery (RFA) of the British Army provided artillery support for the British Army.

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Senior Officers' School

The Senior Officers' School was a British military establishment established in 1916 by Brigadier-General R.J. Kentish for the training of Commonwealth senior officers of all services in inter-service cooperation.

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Sheerness

Sheerness is a town located beside the mouth of the River Medway on the north-west corner of the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent, England.

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Southern Command (United Kingdom)

Southern Command was a Command of the British Army.

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Staff College, Camberley

Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, was a staff college for the British Army and the Presidency armies of British India (later merged to form the Indian Army).

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V Corps (United Kingdom)

V Corps was an army corps of the British Army in both the First and Second World War.

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War Office

The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between the 17th century and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence.

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Western Command (United Kingdom)

Western Command was a command of the British Army.

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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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45th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 45th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army, part of the Territorial Force.

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4th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 4th Infantry Division was a regular infantry division of the British Army with a very long history, seeing active service in the Peninsular War, the Crimean War, the First World War, and during the Second World War.

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61st Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 61st Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army raised shortly before the Second World War and was part of the Territorial Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmond_Schreiber

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