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Richard Airey, 1st Baron Airey

General Richard Airey, 1st Baron Airey GCB (1803 – 14 September 1881), known as Sir Richard Airey between 1855 and 1876, was a British general. [1]

35 relations: Adjutant-General to the Forces, Brigade, British Army, Charge of the Light Brigade, Charles Ellice, Charles Yorke (British Army officer), Crimean War, FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, Frederick Adam, Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, General (United Kingdom), George Airey, Governor of Gibraltar, Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge, Ionian Islands, James Freeth, James Hope Grant, James Simpson (British Army officer), John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton, Leatherhead, Legion of Honour, Lord William Paulet, Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th Baron Aylmer, Military Secretary (United Kingdom), Newcastle upon Tyne, Order of the Bath, Peerage of the United Kingdom, Quartermaster-General to the Forces, Royal Fusiliers, Royal Horse Guards, Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Samuel Benjamin Auchmuty, William Fenwick Williams, William John Codrington, 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot.

Adjutant-General to the Forces

The Adjutant-General to the Forces, commonly just referred to as the Adjutant-General (AG), is one of the most senior officers in the British Army.

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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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British Army

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

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Charge of the Light Brigade

The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War.

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Charles Ellice

General Sir Charles Ellice GCB (1823–1888) is a former Adjutant-General to the Forces.

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Charles Yorke (British Army officer)

Field Marshal Sir Charles Yorke GCB (7 December 1790 – 20 November 1880) was a senior British Army officer.

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Crimean War

The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856), also known in Russian historiography as the Eastern War of 1853–1856 (Восточная война, Vostochnaya Voina), was a conflict in which Russia lost to an alliance of France, the United Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia.

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FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan

Field Marshal FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, (30 September 1788 – 29 June 1855), known before 1852 as Lord FitzRoy Somerset, was a British Army officer.

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Frederick Adam

General Sir Frederick Adam GCB GCMG (1781–1853) was a Scottish major-general at the Battle of Waterloo, in command of the 3rd (Light) Brigade.

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Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley

Field Marshal Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley (4 June 1833 – 25 March 1913) was an Anglo-Irish officer in the British Army.

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General (United Kingdom)

General (or full general to distinguish it from the lower general officer ranks) is the highest rank currently achievable by professional officers of the British Army.

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George Airey

Sir George Airey (1761–1833), was an English General.

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Governor of Gibraltar

The Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Gibraltar is the representative of the British monarch in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar.

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Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge

Field Marshal Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge (30 March 1785 – 24 September 1856) was a British Army officer and politician.

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Ionian Islands

The Ionian Islands (Modern Greek: Ιόνια νησιά, Ionia nisia; Ancient Greek, Katharevousa: Ἰόνιοι Νῆσοι, Ionioi Nēsoi; Isole Ionie) are a group of islands in Greece.

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James Freeth

General Sir James Freeth KCB KH (1786 – 19 January 1867) was Quartermaster-General to the Forces.

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James Hope Grant

General Sir James Hope Grant GCB (22 July 1808 – 7 March 1875), British general, was the fifth and youngest son of Francis Grant of Kilgraston, Perthshire, and brother of Sir Francis Grant, President of the Royal Academy.

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James Simpson (British Army officer)

General Sir James Simpson (1792 – 18 April 1868) was a general of the British Army.

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John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton

Field Marshal John Colborne, 1st Baron Seaton, GCB, GCMG, GCH, PC (16 February 1778 – 17 April 1863) was a British Army officer and Colonial Governor.

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Leatherhead

Leatherhead is a town in Surrey, England on the right bank of the river Mole, and at the edge of the contiguous built-up area of London.

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Legion of Honour

The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802.

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Lord William Paulet

Field Marshal Lord William Paulet, GCB (7 July 1804 – 9 May 1893) was a senior British Army officer.

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Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th Baron Aylmer

Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th Baron Aylmer (24 May 1775–23 February 1850) was a British military officer and colonial administrator.

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Military Secretary (United Kingdom)

The Military Secretary is the British Army appointment of which the incumbent is responsible for policy direction on personnel management for members of the British Army.

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Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne (RP:; Locally), commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.

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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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Peerage of the United Kingdom

The Peerage of the United Kingdom and British Empire comprises most peerages created in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland after the Act of Union in 1801, when it replaced the Peerage of Great Britain.

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Quartermaster-General to the Forces

In the United Kingdom, the Quartermaster-General to the Forces (QMG) is a senior general in the British Army.

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Royal Fusiliers

The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in continuous existence for 283 years.

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Royal Horse Guards

The Royal Regiment of Horse Guards (The Blues) (RHG) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry.

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Royal Military College, Sandhurst

The Royal Military College (RMC), founded in 1801 and established in 1802 at Great Marlow and High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, but moved in October 1812 to Sandhurst, Berkshire, was a British Army military academy for training infantry and cavalry officers of the British and Indian Armies.

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Samuel Benjamin Auchmuty

Sir Samuel Benjamin Auchmuty GCB (28 April 1780 – 30 April 1868) was an Anglo-Irish soldier.

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William Fenwick Williams

General Sir William Fenwick Williams, 1st Baronet of Kars GCB (4 December 1800 – 26 July 1883) was a Nova Scotian and renowned military leader for the British during the Victorian era.

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William John Codrington

General Sir William John Codrington GCB (1804 – 6 August 1884) was a British general and politician who served in the Crimean War.

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34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot

The 34th Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1702 and amalgamated with the 55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot, into The Border Regiment on 1 July 1881.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Airey,_1st_Baron_Airey

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