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F (Sphinx) Parachute Battery RHA

F (Sphinx) Parachute Battery Royal Horse Artillery is a Close Support Battery of 7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery currently based in Merville Barracks in Colchester. [1]

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Aden Emergency

The Aden Emergency was an insurgency against the British Crown forces in the British controlled territories of South Arabia which now form part of the Yemen.

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Afghan National Army

The Afghan National Army (ANA) is the main branch of the Afghan Armed Forces, which is being trained and advised by NATO's Resolute Support Mission.

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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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Anglo-Burmese wars

There have been three Burmese Wars or Anglo-Burmese Wars.

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Anglo-Nepalese War

The Gorkha War (1814–1816), or the Anglo–Nepalese War, was fought between the Kingdom of Gorkha (present-day Nepal) and the British East India Company as a result of border disputes and ambitious expansionism of both the belligerent parties.

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Battle of Ahmed Khel

The Battle of Ahmed Khel was fought between the British Empire with its British and Indian armies and the Afghans on the road between Kandahar and Kabul on 19 April 1880 in what now is the country of Afghanistan.

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Battle of Arras (1917)

The Battle of Arras (also known as the Second Battle of Arras) was a British offensive during the First World War.

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Battle of Cambrai (1917)

The Battle of Cambrai (designated Battle of Cambrai, 1917 by the Battlefield Nomenclature Committee; also sometimes referred to as the First Battle of Cambrai) was a British offensive and German counter-offensive battle in the First World War.

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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 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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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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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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Colchester

Colchester is an historic town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in Essex, England.

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Colchester Garrison

Colchester Garrison is a major garrison located in Colchester in the county of Essex, Southern England.

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Dum Dum

Dum Dum (Bengali দমদম Dômdôm) is a populated municipality now corporation under Barrakpore Commissionaire April 2015 by Smt Mamata Banerjee Chief Minister West Bengal near north Kolkata.

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Edward Jennings (VC)

Edward Jennings VC (ca. 1820 – 10 May 1889) was an Irish 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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Fire Support Team

In British Army usage, a Fire Support Team (FST) is responsible for directing artillery fire and close air support (ground attack by attack aircraft) onto enemy positions.

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First Anglo-Afghan War

The First Anglo-Afghan War (also known as Auckland's Folly) was fought between the British East India Company and Afghanistan from 1839 to 1842.

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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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French campaign in Egypt and Syria

The French Campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798–1801) was Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Orient, ostensibly to protect French trade interests, undermine Britain's access to India, and to establish scientific enterprise in the region.

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Ghazni

Ghaznī (غزني, غزنی) or Ghaznai (غزنی), also historically known as Ghaznīn (غزنين) or Ghazna (غزنه), is a city in Afghanistan with a population of over 150,000 people.

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Helmand Province

Helmand (Balochi/Pashto/Dari: هلمند) or Hillmand is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the south of the country.

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Implementation Force

The Implementation Force (IFOR) was a NATO-led multinational peace enforcement force in Bosnia and Herzegovina under a one-year mandate from 20 December 1995 to 20 December 1996 under the codename Operation Joint Endeavour.

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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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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, Gulf War II, and Gulf War 2.

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Kolkata

Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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L118 light gun

The L118 light gun is a 105 mm towed howitzer.

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Mahratta War

The Mahratta War may refer to.

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Newsbeat

Newsbeat is the flagship news programme on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann.; or Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.

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Operation Banner

Operation Banner was the operational name for the British Armed Forces' operation in Northern Ireland from August 1969 to July 2007.

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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 Anglo-Afghan War

The Second Anglo–Afghan War (Pashto: د افغان-انګرېز دويمه جګړه) was fought between the United Kingdom and the Emirate of Afghanistan from 1878 to 1880, when the latter was ruled by Sher Ali Khan of the Barakzai dynasty, the son of former Emir Dost Mohammad Khan.

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Siege of Lucknow

The Siege of Lucknow (Hindi: लखनऊ की घेराबंदी; لکھنؤ کا محاصرہ) was the prolonged defence of the Residency within the city of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

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St John's Wood

St John's Wood is a district of north-west London, in the City of Westminster, and on the north-west side of Regent's Park.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus

The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) is a United Nations peacekeeping force that was established under United Nations Security Council Resolution 186 in 1964 to prevent a recurrence of fighting following intercommunal violence between the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, to contribute to the maintenance and restoration of law and order and to facilitate a return to normal conditions.

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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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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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122 mm howitzer 2A18 (D-30)

The 122-mm howitzer D-30 (GRAU index 2A18) is a Soviet howitzer that first entered service in the 1960s.

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16 Air Assault Brigade

16 Air Assault Brigade (16 Air Asslt Bde) is a formation of the British Army based in Colchester in the county of Essex.

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1842 retreat from Kabul

The 1842 Kabul Retreat (or Massacre of Elphinstone's Army) took place during the First Anglo-Afghan War.

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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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7th Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 7th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army that saw distinguished service during World War II where its exploits made it famous as the Desert Rats.

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7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery

7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery (7 Para RHA) is a regiment of the Royal Artillery in the British Army.

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Redirects here:

F Battery Royal Horse Artillery, F Battery, Royal Horse Artillery, F Para Bty.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F_(Sphinx)_Parachute_Battery_RHA

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