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1978 New Year Honours

Index 1978 New Year Honours

The New Year Honours 1978 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1978. [1]

617 relations: A.G. Barr, AAC Middle Wallop, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Abbotsfield School for Boys, Aberthaw power stations, ACT Policing, Agricultural and Food Research Council, Air Service Training, Air Training Corps, Alan Carmody, Alan Urwick, Albert Lloyd George Rees, Alfred Herbert (company), Alfred Spinks, Algeciras, All Saints' Cathedral, Cairo, Allen Johnston, Alma Hunt, Amalgamated Engineering Union, Amateur Athletic Association of England, Ambition (charity), Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Andrew Shonfield, Anglian Water, Anguilla, Anthony Morton, APV plc, Archbishop of New Zealand, Area health authority, Army Air Corps (United Kingdom), Army Cadet Force, Army Officer Selection Board, Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Arthur MacDonald, Arthur W. V. Reeve, Arts Council of Great Britain, Arvi Parbo, Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Auckland Institute and Museum, Audrey Reader, Australian Army Reserve, Avon and Somerset Constabulary, Avon County Council, Avon Inflatables, Balmoral Hotel, Barclays, Barry Sheene, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, BBC, Belfast Harbour, ..., Bermuda Police Service, Bernard Hunt, Betty Lockwood, Baroness Lockwood, Bill Ashton (jazz musician), Billy Snedden, Birmingham Post, Black Watch, Bloodwise, Blues and Royals, Bob Cotton, Bob Halverson, Bob Lansdown, Braemar Hospital, Brian Horlock, Brian Poananga, Britannia Royal Naval College, British Aerospace, British Aircraft Corporation, British Airways, British Airways Helicopters, British Bankers' Association, British Caledonian, British Council, British Gas, British Horse Society, British Leyland, British Museum, British Nuclear Fuels Ltd, British Railways Board, British Red Cross, British Science Association, British Solomon Islands, British Steel (1967–1999), British Transport Docks Board, British Transport Hotels, Britoil, Bruce Ferguson, BSI Group, Burnage Academy for Boys, Cable & Wireless plc, Cambridge University Press, Camperdown Country Park, Cathleen Nesbitt, Cayman Islands, Central Office of Information, Central Province (Papua New Guinea), Central Scotland Police, Charles Frederick Carter, Charles Morris (British politician), Charles Saxton (sportsman), Charles Wintour, Chatham House, Cheshire Constabulary, Cheshire Regiment, Chief of Army (New Zealand), Chief of the Defence Force (Australia), Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Christopher J. Turner, Chubb Locks, Chuck Hay, Chung Sze-yuen, Church of Scotland, City of London Corporation, Civil Service (United Kingdom), Clare Francis, Cleveland Fire Brigade, Cleveland, England, Coldstream Guards, Combined Cadet Force, Commonwealth Police, Commonwealth realm, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Confederation of British Industry, Consumer Futures, Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers, Cotswold Airport, Courtaulds, Crawley, Crofting Commission, D. J. Finney, Daily Mirror, Daily Record (Scotland), David Akers-Jones, David Bates (physicist), David Brown Ltd., David Lea, Baron Lea of Crondall, David McNee, David Parry-Evans, De La Rue, De Montfort University, Decca Radar, Denzil Davies, Department for International Development, Department of Energy (United Kingdom), Department of Health and Social Security, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, Desmond Mangham, Dick Roughsey, Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki, Don Concannon, Donald Tyerman, Dorian Williams, Doug McKay (public servant), Douglas Allen, Baron Croham, Dover Castle, Dudley East (UK Parliament constituency), Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Dudley Savage, Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Dunlop Rubber, Ecclesfield School, Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture, Edward Bickmore Ellison Taylor, Edward McCombie McGirr, Edward Woodward, Electricity Council, Elementis, Elizabeth II, Elsie Tu, Eluned Woodford-Williams, Elwyn Jones (solicitor), Emanuel Hurwitz, EMI, Equal Opportunities Commission (United Kingdom), Eric Irons, Ernesettle, Ernest Henry Lee-Steere, Esmond Allen Gibson, Essex, Esso, Exeter City Council, F. R. Leavis, Fairlie, North Ayrshire, Falkland Islands, Ferranti, Fife Constabulary, Fiji Infantry Regiment, First Norfolk & Suffolk, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Forestry Commission, Francis Jackson (composer), Francis Tombs, Baron Tombs, Frank Farmer (physicist), Frank Merrick, Frank Twiss, Freddie Sowrey, Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union, General Motors, General Synod of the Church of England, Geoffrey Sim, George Innes (RAF officer), George Lee (pilot), George Smith (trade unionist), Gilbert Islands, Girls' Friendly Society, Girls' Nautical Training Corps, GKN, GMB (trade union), Goldsmiths, University of London, Gordon Freeth, Governor of Bermuda, Governor of Pitcairn, Graeme Bell, Graham Turbott, Grand Metropolitan, Greater London Council, Greater Manchester Police, Grenadier Guards, Grendon, Northamptonshire, Gwent Police, Gwyn Jones (physicist), Halifax (bank), Hall, Russell & Company, Hampshire Constabulary, Hampshire County Council, Harold Smedley, Harry Barker (mayor), Harry Thubron, Hatfield Colliery, Heather Begg, Heathrow Airport Holdings, Hector Laing, Baron Laing of Dunphail, Henry Garrioch, Henry Hunt (police officer), Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland, HM Customs and Excise, HM Prison Barlinnie, HM Prison Canterbury, HM Prison Glenochil, HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs, HM Treasury, HMNB Devonport, Holkham National Nature Reserve, Home Office, Honeywell, Hong Kong Fire Services Department, Hong Kong Police Force, Horton Hospital, Humberside Police, Ian Hallam, Ian Scott-Kilvert, Imperial Chemical Industries, Inland Revenue, Inner London Education Authority, Institute of Cancer Research, Institute of Directors, Institution of Civil Engineers, Intelligence Corps (United Kingdom), International Brotherhood of Magicians, International Institute for Strategic Studies, International Law Association, Inverness Royal Academy, Irish Guards, Isobel Baillie, Jack Cunningham (bishop), Jack Harman, Jack Jones (trade unionist), Jack Solomons, Jack Somerville, Jack Sullivan (rugby union), Jamaica Defence Force, James Eyre (British Army officer), James Henare, Janet Dawson, Jean Rhys, Jim Cope, Jim Forbes (Australian politician), John Baines Johnston, John Bell (Australian actor), John Butterfield, Baron Butterfield, John Dalrymple, 13th Earl of Stair, John Gilbert, Baron Gilbert, John Graham (British Army officer, born 1923), John Lill, John Methven, John Moreton, John Stibbon, John Stuart Yeates, John Thomson (diplomat), John Walker (officer of arms), Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Keeper of the Royal Archives, Kenelm Hubert Digby, Kenneth Crook, Kenneth Newman, Kenneth Steer, Keyser Ullman, Kilmarnock Academy, King's College Hospital, King's College London GKT School of Medical Education, King's Own Royal Border Regiment, Kyrenia, Lancaster University, Law enforcement in Grenada, Law enforcement in Saint Lucia, Law Society of Scotland, Leeds City Council, Leicestershire County Council, Leicestershire Police, Life Guards (United Kingdom), Lincolnshire, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Afghanistan, List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Luxembourg, List of colonial governors and administrators of British Honduras, List of diplomats of the United Kingdom to Norway, List of Governors of the Falkland Islands, List of High Commissioners of Australia to the United Kingdom, List of High Commissioners of the United Kingdom to Canada, List of High Commissioners of the United Kingdom to India, List of high commissioners of the United Kingdom to New Zealand, List of Mayors and Lord Mayors of Perth, List of prisons in New Zealand, Llanelli (UK Parliament constituency), Llanrumney High School, Lloyd Rees, London Borough of Brent, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, London Fire Brigade, London Midland Region of British Railways, London Transport Executive (GLC), Longmore House, Lord Chancellor's Department, Louis Freedman, Lusaka, Lydia Dunn, Baroness Dunn, Magnus Pyke, Manchester Openshaw (UK Parliament constituency), Mansfield (UK Parliament constituency), Marea Hartman, Marie Patterson, Martin Charteris, Baron Charteris of Amisfield, Mary Durack, Masirah Island, Mather & Platt, Mauritius Police Force, Max Schuchart, Men of the Trees, Merseyside Police, Metrication in New Zealand, Metropolitan Police Office, Metropolitan Police Service, Michael Beetham, Michael Young, Baron Young of Dartington, Mid Glamorgan, Middlesex University, Mike Brearley, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), Miraka Szászy, Mowlem, National Audit Office (United Kingdom), National Coal Board, National Dock Labour Board, National Economic Council (United Kingdom), National Enterprise Board, National Farmers' Union of England and Wales, National Freight Corporation, National Library of Australia, National Mining Museum Scotland, National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, National Union of Agricultural and Allied Workers, National Union of Journalists, National Union of Mineworkers (Great Britain), National Union of Seamen, National Youth Jazz Orchestra, NATO, Natural Environment Research Council, Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes, Neil Currie, New Alexandra Theatre, New Hebrides, New South Wales Police Force, New Territories, New Zealand Air Training Corps, New Zealand Cadet Forces, New Zealand Police, New Zealand Young Farmers, Newcastle University, Ngoi Pēwhairangi, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Nicosia, Nigel Bagnall, Nigel Cecil, Noel Farnie Robertson, North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board, Northern Ireland Office, Northern Ireland Policing Board, Northern Ireland Prison Service, Northumbria Police, Nottinghamshire Police, Office of Public Sector Information, Officers' Training Corps, Official receiver, Olga Uvarov, Oliver McGregor, Baron McGregor of Durris, Order of Saint John (chartered 1888), Orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms, Ordnance Survey, Owen Finlay Maclaren, Oxford University Police, Papua New Guinea Defence Force, Parachute Regiment (United Kingdom), Parkinson's UK, Patricia Wrightson, Patrick Moberly, Patrick Wright, Baron Wright of Richmond, Peak District, Peter Blunt, Peter Franklyn, Peter Matthews (police officer), Peter Pears, Peter Ramsbotham, Peter Terry, Phil Bennett, Philip Dunleavy, Philip Fulford, Plateau State, Plunkett Foundation, Port of Tilbury, Port Talbot Steelworks, Post Office Engineering Union, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire, Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service, Private Secretary to the Sovereign, Property Services Agency, Prospect Theatre Company, Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (1933–2010), Queen's Division, Queen's Own Hussars, Queen's Regiment, Queen's Royal Irish Hussars, Queen's University Belfast, Queensland Police Service, RAF Manston, RAF Regiment, Ralph Erskine (architect), Ransomes & Rapier, Reed Smith, Regius Professor of Physic (Cambridge), Remploy, Richard Bayliss, Richard Clayton (Royal Navy officer), Richard Cobb, Richard Evans (British diplomat), Richard Gorham, Richard St. Barbe Baker, Richard Stone, Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council, Robert Wilson (astronomer), Robin Ross, Rochdale Borough Council, Rocket Propulsion Establishment, Roderick Douglas Macdonald, Roderick Walker, ROF Blackburn, ROF Leeds, ROF Patricroft, Roger Kemp, Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations, Romola Costantino, Ron Barclay, Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, Rowland Emett, Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Agricultural Society of England, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training Branch), Royal Anglian Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, Royal Army Dental Corps, Royal Army Physical Training Corps, Royal Army Veterinary Corps, Royal Artillery, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Australian Army Chaplains' Department, Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps, Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps, Royal Australian Artillery, Royal Australian Corps of Signals, Royal Australian Engineers, Royal Australian Infantry Corps, Royal Australian Survey Corps, Royal Bermuda Regiment, Royal Brunei Armed Forces, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Royal Corps of Signals, Royal Corps of Transport, Royal Courts of Justice, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Royal Engineers, Royal Green Jackets, Royal Hampshire Regiment, Royal Institute of Chemistry, Royal Irish Rangers, Royal Marines, Royal Marsden Hospital, Royal Masonic School for Boys, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Royal Naval Armaments Depot, Royal Naval Auxiliary Service, Royal Naval Reserve, Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps, Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals, Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport, Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, Royal Observer Corps, Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Royal Regiment of Wales, Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Ulster Constabulary, Royal Voluntary Service, Royal Welch Fusiliers, Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla, Save the Children, Science and Engineering Research Council, Scots Guards, Scottish Office, Sea Cadets, Sheffield City Council, Silverstone Circuit, Silverwood Colliery, Small Arms School Corps, Smiths Group, Somerset County Council, South Yorkshire Police, Southdown Motor Services, SSAFA, St Margaret's, Westminster, St. Andrew's First Aid, Staffordshire County Council, Staffordshire Police, Stanley Rundle, States of Jersey Police, Stephen Egerton (diplomat), Stoneleigh Park, Strathclyde Police, Supreme Court of Victoria, Surrey Police, Swan Hunter, Sydney Cohen, Tasman Sea, Teesport, Thames Television, Thames Water Authority, The Light Infantry, The Royal British Legion, The Sun (United Kingdom), Times & Citizen, Timothy Creasey, Toby Robertson, Tom Hartrey, Tom Hopkinson, Tom Stoppard, Trades Union Congress, Transport and General Workers' Union, Trelissick Garden, Trevor Martin (umpire), Trostre Steelworks, Turks and Caicos Islands, Twinings, UK Chamber of Shipping, Ulster University, UNESCO, Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians, United Biscuits, United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation, United Nations Association, University of London, University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Otago, University of Portsmouth, Vale of White Horse, Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, Victoria Police, VT Group, Wallace Arnold, Walter Crocker, Walter Winterbottom, Warwickshire Police, Welsh Office, West Mercia Police, West Midlands Police, West Yorkshire Police, Western Australia Police, Westminster Hospital, Wicken Fen, William Collins, Sons, William Parker Morrell, Wiltshire County Council, Women's Royal Naval Service, Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment, World Wide Pictures (UK), Worthington-Simpson, Yeomen of the Guard, York Minster, 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles, 13th/18th Royal Hussars, 160 Transport Regiment RLC, 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards, 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles. 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A.G. Barr

A.G. Barr plc, commonly known as Barr's, is a Scottish soft drink manufacturer, based in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire.

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AAC Middle Wallop

AAC Middle Wallop is a British Army base near the Hampshire village of Middle Wallop.

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Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Abbot Hall Art Gallery is a museum and gallery in Kendal, England.

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Abbotsfield School for Boys

Oak Wood School is a mixed secondary in Hillingdon, West London.

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Aberthaw power stations

Aberthaw Power Station is a series of two coal-fired power stations on the coast of South Wales, near Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan.

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ACT Policing

ACT Policing is the portfolio of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) responsible for providing policing services to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

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Agricultural and Food Research Council

The Agricultural and Food Research Council (AFRC) was a British Research Council responsible for funding and managing scientific and technological developments in farming and horticulture.

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Air Service Training

Air Service Training (AST) is an organisation in Perth, Scotland, that has been training engineers and pilots for airlines, maintenance organisations and the military since 1931.

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Air Training Corps

The Air Training Corps (ATC) is a British volunteer-military youth organisation, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence and the Royal Air Force.

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Alan Carmody

Sir Alan Thomas Carmody (8 September 1920 – 12 April 1978) was an Australian public servant and government official, who was knighted for his contributions.

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Alan Urwick

Sir Alan Bedford Urwick (2 May 1930 – 8 December 2016) was a British diplomat.

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Albert Lloyd George Rees

Albert Lloyd George Rees CBE, DSc, FAA (1916–1989) was an Australian chemical physicist.

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Alfred Herbert (company)

Alfred Herbert Ltd was one of the world's largest machine tool manufacturing businesses.

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Alfred Spinks

Alfred Spinks CBE FRS (25 February 1917 – 11 February 1982), was a British chemist and biologist who acted as president of the Chemical Society from 1979-1980.

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Algeciras

Algeciras (translit) is a port city in the south of Spain, and is the largest city on the Bay of Gibraltar (in Spanish, the Bahía de Algeciras).

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All Saints' Cathedral, Cairo

All Saints' Cathedral, Cairo was consecrated in 1988 and is the home of the Episcopal/Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa.

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Allen Johnston

Allen Howard Johnston (2 September 1912 - 22 February 2002) was an Anglican bishop.

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Alma Hunt

Alma Victor "Champ" Hunt (1 October 1910 – 5 March 1999) was a Bermudian and Scottish cricketer.

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Amalgamated Engineering Union

The Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU) was a major British trade union.

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Amateur Athletic Association of England

The Amateur Athletic Association of England or AAA (pronounced 'three As') is the oldest national governing body for athletics in the world, having been established on 24 April 1880.

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Ambition (charity)

Ambition (formerly known as Clubs for Young People) is a registered charity whose members are a network of umbrella youth organisations in cities, counties and countries throughout the UK.

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Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, formerly the National Museums and Galleries of Wales, is a Welsh Government sponsored body that comprises seven museums in Wales.

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Andrew Shonfield

Sir Andrew Shonfield (10 August 1917 – 23 January 1981) was a British economist best known for writing Modern Capitalism (1966), a book that documented the rise of long-term planning in postwar Europe.

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Anglian Water

Anglian Water is a water company that operates in the East of England.

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Anguilla

Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean.

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Anthony Morton

Admiral Sir Anthony Storrs Morton (6 November 1923 – 6 May 2006) was a senior Royal Navy officer and Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff.

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APV plc

APV was the name of a company making process equipment, and remains as a brand name.

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Archbishop of New Zealand

The Archbishop of New Zealand is the primate, or head, of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

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Area health authority

Area health authorities were 90 bodies responsible for administering the National Health Service, established in England by the National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973 in 1974.

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Army Air Corps (United Kingdom)

The Army Air Corps (AAC) is a component of the British Army, first formed in 1942 during the Second World War by grouping the various airborne units of the British Army (which are no longer part of the AAC).

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Army Cadet Force

The Army Cadet Force (ACF) is a national youth organisation sponsored by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence and the British Army.

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Army Officer Selection Board

Army Officer Selection Board (AOSB) is an assessment centre used by the British Army as part of the officer selection process for the Regular and Army Reserve and related scholarship schemes.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Arthur MacDonald

General Sir Arthur Leslie MacDonald, (30 January 1919 – 20 January 1995) was a senior officer in the Australian Army, who served in the positions of Chief of the General Staff from 1975 to 1977, then Chief of the Defence Force Staff from 1977 to 1979; the professional head of the Australian Army and Australian Defence Force respectively.

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Arthur W. V. Reeve

Arthur Wellesley Vivian Reeve (2 December 1912 – 21 May 2002) was an author and international scout commissioner from New Zealand.

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Arts Council of Great Britain

The Arts Council of Great Britain was a non-departmental public body dedicated to the promotion of the fine arts in Great Britain.

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Arvi Parbo

Sir Arvi Hillar Parbo AC FTSE (born 10 February 1926, Tallinn, Estonia) is a business executive who was concurrently chairman of three of Australia's largest companies.

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Atomic Energy Research Establishment

The Atomic Energy Research Establishment, known as AERE or colloquially Harwell Laboratory, near Harwell, Oxfordshire, was the main centre for atomic energy research and development in the United Kingdom from the 1940s to the 1990s.

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Auckland Institute and Museum

Auckland Institute and Museum is a learned Society in New Zealand.

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Audrey Reader

Dame Audrey Reader DBE (9 December 1903, Macedon, Victoria, Australia – 6 March 1989) was an Australian charity worker, who worked primarily in promoting the interests of women and of immigrants to Australia.

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Australian Army Reserve

The Australian Army Reserve is a collective name given to the reserve units of the Australian Army.

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Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Avon and Somerset Constabulary is the territorial police force in England responsible for policing the county of Somerset and the now-defunct county of Avon, which includes the city and county of Bristol and the unitary authorities of Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

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Avon County Council

Avon County Council was the county council of the non-metropolitan county of Avon in south west England.

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Avon Inflatables

Avon Inflatables, Ltd is a manufacturer of inflatable boats, RIBs and marine safety equipment.

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Balmoral Hotel

The Balmoral (originally built as the North British Station Hotel) is a luxury five-star property and landmark in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Barclays

Barclays plc is a British multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in London.

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Barry Sheene

Barry Steven Frank Sheene (11 September 1950 – 10 March 2003) was a British professional motorcycle racer.

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Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry is a medical and dental school in London, England.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Belfast Harbour

Belfast Harbour is a major maritime hub in Northern Ireland, handling 67% of Northern Ireland’s seaborne trade and about 25% of the maritime trade of the entire island of Ireland.

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Bermuda Police Service

The Bermuda Police Service is the law enforcement agency of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.

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Bernard Hunt

Bernard John Hunt, MBE (2 February 1930 – 21 June 2013) was an English professional golfer.

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Betty Lockwood, Baroness Lockwood

Betty Lockwood, Baroness Lockwood (born 22 January 1924), is a Labour Party activist.

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Bill Ashton (jazz musician)

William Michael Allingham Ashton OBE (born 6 December 1936) is a British saxophonist and composer, best known for co-founding the London Schools’ Orchestra, now the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO), of which he is Musical Director.

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Billy Snedden

Sir Billy Mackie Snedden, (31 December 1926 – 27 June 1987) was an Australian politician who served as the leader of the Liberal Party from 1972 to 1975.

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Birmingham Post

The Birmingham Post is a weekly printed newspaper based in Birmingham, England, with a circulation of 6,667 and distribution throughout the West Midlands. First published under the name the Birmingham Daily Post in 1857, it has had a succession of distinguished editors and has played an influential role in the life and politics of the city.

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Black Watch

The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 SCOTS) is an infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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Bloodwise

Bloodwise (previously known as Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research) is a UK based charity dedicated to funding research into all blood cancers including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma, as well as to offering information and support to blood cancer patients.

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Blues and Royals

The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons) (RHG/D) is a cavalry regiment of the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry.

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Bob Cotton

Sir Robert Carrington Cotton, (29 November 191525 December 2006) was an Australian politician and Senator for New South Wales in the Parliament of Australia from 1966 to 1978.

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Bob Halverson

Robert George Halverson, (22 October 1937 – 9 February 2016) was an Australian politician, air force officer and diplomat.

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Bob Lansdown

Robert Broughton "Bob" Lansdown (9 May 1921 – 6 May 2006) was a senior Australian public servant and policymaker.

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Braemar Hospital

Braemar Hospital is a private not-for-profit organisation owned by Braemar Charitable Trust located in Hamilton, New Zealand.

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Brian Horlock

Brian William Horlock (born 1931) is an Anglican priest.

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Brian Poananga

Major General Brian Matauru Poananga, (2 December 1924 – 5 September 1995) was a New Zealand sportsman, military leader and diplomat.

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Britannia Royal Naval College

Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC), commonly known as Dartmouth, is the naval academy of the United Kingdom and the initial officer training establishment of the British Royal Navy.

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British Aerospace

British Aerospace plc (BAe) was a British aircraft, munitions and defence-systems manufacturer.

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British Aircraft Corporation

The British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) was a British aircraft manufacturer formed from the government-pressured merger of English Electric Aviation Ltd., Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft), the Bristol Aeroplane Company and Hunting Aircraft in 1960.

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British Airways

British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size, or the second largest, behind easyJet, when measured by passengers carried.

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British Airways Helicopters

British Airways Helicopters was a British helicopter airline from 1964 to 1986.

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British Bankers' Association

The British Bankers' Association (BBA) was a trade association for the UK banking and financial services sector.

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British Caledonian

British Caledonian (BCal) was a private, British independent airline, operating out of Gatwick Airport in south-east England during the 1970s and 1980s.

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British Council

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.

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British Gas

British Gas is an energy and home services provider in the United Kingdom.

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British Horse Society

The British Horse Society (BHS) is a membership-based equine charity, with a stated vision of "a Society which provides a strong voice for horses and people and which spreads awareness through support, training and education".

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British Leyland

British Leyland was an automotive engineering and manufacturing conglomerate formed in the United Kingdom in 1968 as British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd (BLMC), following the merger of Leyland Motors and British Motor Holdings.

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.

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British Nuclear Fuels Ltd

British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL) was a nuclear energy and fuels company owned by the UK Government.

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British Railways Board

The British Railways Board (BRB) was a nationalised industry in the United Kingdom that operated from 1963 to 2001.

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British Red Cross

The British Red Cross Society is the United Kingdom body of the worldwide neutral and impartial humanitarian network the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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British Science Association

The British Science Association (BSA) is a charity and learned society founded in 1831 to aid in the promotion and development of science.

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British Solomon Islands

British Solomon Islands Protectorate was first declared over the southern Solomons in 1893, when Captain Gibson R.N., of, declared the southern islands a British Protectorate.

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British Steel (1967–1999)

British Steel plc was a major British steel producer.

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British Transport Docks Board

The British Transport Docks Board (BTDB) was a nationalised industry, managing former railway-owned docks in Great Britain.

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British Transport Hotels

British Transport Hotels (BTH) was the hotels and catering business of the nationalised railway system in Great Britain.

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Britoil

Britoil was originally a privatised British oil company operating in the North Sea.

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Bruce Ferguson

Air Marshal Sir Bruce Reid Ferguson, (born 14 July 1949)http://www.defence.govt.nz/reports-publications/election-brief-2002/legislation.html is a retired Royal New Zealand Air Force officer who served as Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force and Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau.

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BSI Group

BSI Group, also known as the British Standards Institution (BSI), is the national standards body of the United Kingdom.

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Burnage Academy for Boys

Burnage Academy for Boys (formerly known as Burnage High School) is a secondary school with academy status, located in Burnage, Manchester, England.

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Cable & Wireless plc

Cable & Wireless plc was a British telecommunications company.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Camperdown Country Park

Camperdown Country Park, often known as just Camperdown Park, is a public park in the Camperdown area of Dundee, Scotland.

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Cathleen Nesbitt

Cathleen Nesbitt, CBE (24 November 18882 August 1982) was a British actress of stage, film and television.

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Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is an autonomous British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea.

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Central Office of Information

The Central Office of Information (COI) was the UK government's marketing and communications agency.

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Central Province (Papua New Guinea)

Central Province is a province in Papua New Guinea located on the southern coast of the country.

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Central Scotland Police

Central Scotland Police was the territorial police force responsible for the Scottish council areas of Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire (the former Central region).

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Charles Frederick Carter

Sir Charles Frederick Carter, FBA (15 August 1919 – 27 June 2002) was an academic known primarily for his role as the founding Vice-Chancellor of Lancaster University.

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Charles Morris (British politician)

Charles Richard Morris (14 December 1926 – 8 January 2012) was a British Labour Party politician.

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Charles Saxton (sportsman)

Charles Kesteven "Charlie" Saxton (23 May 1913 – 4 July 2001) was a New Zealand cricketer, and rugby union player, coach and administrator.

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Charles Wintour

Charles Vere Wintour, CBE (18 May 1917 – 4 November 1999) was a British newspaper editor and the father of editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine, Anna Wintour, and the Diplomatic Editor of The Guardian newspaper, Patrick Wintour.

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Chatham House

The Royal Institute of International Affairs, commonly known as Chatham House, is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation based in London whose mission is to analyse and promote the understanding of major international issues and current affairs.

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Cheshire Constabulary

Cheshire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the English unitary authorities of Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Halton (including Runcorn, and Widnes) and Warrington.

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Cheshire Regiment

The Cheshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Chief of Army (New Zealand)

Chief of Army (CA) is the effective commander of the New Zealand Army, responsible to the Chief of Defence Force (CDF) for raising, training and sustaining those forces necessary to meet agreed government outputs.

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Chief of the Defence Force (Australia)

The Chief of the Defence Force (CDF) is the professional head of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the most senior uniformed military adviser to the Minister of Defence.

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Christie NHS Foundation Trust

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Withington, Manchester, is one of the largest cancer treatment centres in Europe.

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Christopher J. Turner

Christopher John Turner, CBE (17 August 1933 – 30 October 2014) was a British diplomat.

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Chubb Locks

Chubb Locks is a brand name of the Mul-T-Lock subsidiary of the Assa Abloy Group, which manufactures high security locking systems for residential, secure confinement and commercial applications.

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Chuck Hay

Charles Hay, MBE (23 April 1930 – 4 August 2017) was a Scottish curler and World Champion.

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Chung Sze-yuen

Sir Sze-yuen Chung, PhD, GBM, GBE, FREng, JP (born 3 November 1917) is a retired senior politician in Hong Kong.

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Church of Scotland

The Church of Scotland (The Scots Kirk, Eaglais na h-Alba), known informally by its Scots language name, the Kirk, is the national church of Scotland.

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City of London Corporation

The City of London Corporation, officially and legally the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, is the municipal governing body of the City of London, the historic centre of London and the location of much of the UK's financial sector.

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Civil Service (United Kingdom)

Her Majesty's Home Civil Service, also known as Her Majesty's Civil Service or the Home Civil Service, is the permanent bureaucracy or secretariat of Crown employees that supports Her Majesty's Government, which is composed of a cabinet of ministers chosen by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as two of the three devolved administrations: the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government, but not the Northern Ireland Executive.

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Clare Francis

Clare Mary Francis (born 17 April 1946) is a British novelist who was first known for her career as a yachtswoman who has twice sailed across the Atlantic on her own and she was the first woman to captain a successful boat on the Whitbread Around the World race.

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Cleveland Fire Brigade

Cleveland Fire Brigade is the statutory fire and rescue service covering the boroughs of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland & Stockton-on-Tees in the North East of England.

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Cleveland, England

Cleveland is an area in the north-east of England.

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Coldstream Guards

The Coldstream Guards (COLDM GDS) is a part of the Guards Division, Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.

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Combined Cadet Force

The Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is a Ministry of Defence sponsored youth organisation in the United Kingdom.

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Commonwealth Police

The Commonwealth Police (COMPOL) was the federal law enforcement agency in Australia between 1917 and 1979.

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Commonwealth realm

A Commonwealth realm is a sovereign state that is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and shares the same person, currently Queen Elizabeth II, as its head of state and reigning constitutional monarch, but retains a Crown legally distinct from the other realms.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars.

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Confederation of British Industry

The Confederation of British Industry is a UK business organisation, which in total speaks for 190,000 businesses, made up of around 1,500 direct and 188,500 indirect members.

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Consumer Futures

The New National Consumer Council, operating as Consumer Futures, was a non-departmental public body and statutory consumer organisation in England, Wales, Scotland, and, for postal services, Northern Ireland.

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Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers

The Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers is the military engineering regiment/corps of the New Zealand Army.

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Cotswold Airport

Cotswold Airport (formerly Kemble Airfield) is a private general aviation airport, near the village of Kemble in Gloucestershire, England.

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Courtaulds

Courtaulds was a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of fabric, clothing, artificial fibres, and chemicals.

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Crawley

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

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Crofting Commission

The Crofting Commission (Coimisean na Croitearachd) took the place of the Crofters Commission (Coimisean nan Croitearan) on 1 April 2012 as the statutory regulator for crofting in Scotland.

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D. J. Finney

David John Finney CBE, FRS, FRSE (born 3 January 1917), is a British statistician and Professor Emeritus of Statistics at the University of Edinburgh.

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Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.

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Daily Record (Scotland)

The Daily Record is a Scottish tabloid newspaper based in Glasgow.

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David Akers-Jones

Sir David Akers-Jones (born 14 April 1927) is a British retired colonial administrator.

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David Bates (physicist)

Sir David Robert Bates, FRS (18 November 1916 – 5 January 1994) was a Northern Irish mathematician and physicist.

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David Brown Ltd.

David Brown Engineering Limited is an English engineering company, principally engaged in the manufacture of gears and gearboxes.

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David Lea, Baron Lea of Crondall

David Edward Lea, Baron Lea of Crondall OBE (born 2 November 1937) in Tyldesley, Lancashire) is a British trade unionist and Labour politician.

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David McNee

Sir David Blackstock McNee, QPM (born 23 March 1925) was Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1977 to 1982 and Chief Constable of the City of Glasgow Police (later Strathclyde Police) from 1971 to 1977.

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David Parry-Evans

Air Chief Marshal Sir David George Parry-Evans, (born 19 July 1935) is a former senior Royal Air Force commander.

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De La Rue

De La Rue plc is a British banknote manufacturing, security printing of passports and tax stamps, brand authentication and paper-making company with headquarters in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England.

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De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is a public university in the city of Leicester, England.

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Decca Radar

The Decca Radar company was a British manufacturer of radar systems.

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Denzil Davies

David John Denzil Davies (born 9 October 1938) is a British Labour politician.

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Department for International Development

The Department for International Development (DFID) is a United Kingdom government department responsible for administering overseas aid.

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Department of Energy (United Kingdom)

The Department of Energy (DoE) was a department of the United Kingdom Government.

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Department of Health and Social Security

The Department of Health and Social Security (commonly known as the DHSS) was a ministry of the British government in existence for twenty years from 1968 until 1988, and was headed by the Secretary of State for Social Services.

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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service for the county of Derbyshire, England.

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Desmond Mangham

Major-General (William) Desmond Mangham CB (29 August 1924 – 23 November 2014) was a British Army officer who commanded 2nd Division.

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Dick Roughsey

Dick Roughsey (ca. 1920 – 1985) was an Australian Aboriginal artist from the Lardil language group on Mornington Island in the south-eastern Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland.

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Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki

The Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki is one of the thirteen dioceses and hui amorangi (Maori Dioceses) of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

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Don Concannon

John Dennis Concannon (16 May 1930 – 14 December 2003), known as Don Concannon, was a British Labour Party politician.

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Donald Tyerman

Donald Tyerman CBE (1 March 1908 – 4 April 1981) was an English journalist and editor.

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Dorian Williams

Dorian Joseph George Williams OBE (1 July 1914 – 21 July 1985) was a British equestrian, journalist, broadcaster, author and patron of the arts.

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Doug McKay (public servant)

Douglas Henry "Doug" McKay (5 September 1923 – 7 July 2012) was a senior Australian public servant.

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Douglas Allen, Baron Croham

Douglas Albert Vivian Allen, Baron Croham (15 December 1917 – 11 September 2011) was a British politician and civil servant.

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Dover Castle

Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Dover, Kent, England.

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Dudley East (UK Parliament constituency)

Dudley East was a parliamentary constituency, centred on the town of Dudley in the West Midlands.

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Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (DMBC) is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Dudley in the West Midlands, England.

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Dudley Savage

William Dudley Savage MBE (20 March 1920 – 25 November 2008) was a British organist and broadcaster who for many years broadcast a hospital request programme from the Royal (ABC) cinema in Plymouth.

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Duke of Wellington's Regiment

The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, forming part of the King's Division.

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Dunlop Rubber

Dunlop Rubber was a multinational company involved in the manufacture of various rubber goods.

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Ecclesfield School

Ecclesfield School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status situated on Chapeltown Road (A6135) between Chapeltown and Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire in the East Ecclesfield district of Sheffield, England.

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Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture

The Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture carried out experimental work in agriculture and animal breeding in south-east Scotland.

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Edward Bickmore Ellison Taylor

Edward Bickmore Ellison Taylor (1 June 1906 – 5 May 1982) was a New Zealand lawyer and diplomat.

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Edward McCombie McGirr

Professor Dr.

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Edward Woodward

Edward Albert Arthur Woodward, OBE (1 June 1930 – 16 November 2009) was an English actor and singer.

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Electricity Council

The Electricity Council was a governmental body set up in 1957 to oversee the electricity supply industry in England and Wales.

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Elementis

Elementis plc is one of the UK's largest speciality chemicals and personal care businesses, with extensive operations in the United States, Europe and Asia.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Elsie Tu

Elsie Tu, GBM, CBE (née Hume;; 2 June 1913 – 8 December 2015), known as Elsie Elliott in her earlier life, was an English-born Hong Kong social activist, elected member of the Urban Council of Hong Kong from 1963 to 1995, and member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1988 to 1995.

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Eluned Woodford-Williams

Eluned "Lyn" Woodford-Williams, CBE, FRCP, FRCPsych (12 September 1913 – 25 November 1984) was a British geriatrician.

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Elwyn Jones (solicitor)

Sir William Elwyn Edwards Jones (4 January 1904 –1989) was a solicitor and Labour politician elected as Labour MP for Conway in 1950.

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Emanuel Hurwitz

Emanuel Hurwitz CBE (7 May 1919 – 19 November 2006) was a British violinist.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.

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Equal Opportunities Commission (United Kingdom)

The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) was an independent non-departmental public body, (NDPB) in the United Kingdom, which tackled sex discrimination and promoted gender equality.

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Eric Irons

Eric George Irons OBE (1921–2007) was Britain's first black magistrate and a campaigner for equal rights.

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Ernesettle

Ernesettle is mentioned in the Doomsday Book, which documented land in England and Wales, and describes as an ‘old Saxon manor’ there.

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Ernest Henry Lee-Steere

Sir Ernest Henry Lee-Steere, KBE (22 December 19129 January 2011) was a prominent Australian businessman.

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Esmond Allen Gibson

Esmond Allen Gibson, CBE (7 August 1896–17 March 1981) was a New Zealand civil engineer and aviation administrator.

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Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England.

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Esso

Esso is a trading name for ExxonMobil and its related companies.

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Exeter City Council

Exeter City Council is the council and local government of the city of Exeter, Devon.

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F. R. Leavis

Frank Raymond "F.

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Fairlie, North Ayrshire

Fairlie is a village in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

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Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf.

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Ferranti

Ferranti or Ferranti International plc was a UK electrical engineering and equipment firm that operated for over a century from 1885 until it went bankrupt in 1993.

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Fife Constabulary

Fife Constabulary was the territorial police force responsible for the Scottish council area of Fife.

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Fiji Infantry Regiment

The Fiji Infantry Regiment is the main combat element of the Fijian military.

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First Norfolk & Suffolk

First Eastern Counties, trading as First Norfolk & Suffolk, is a bus operator providing services in Norfolk and Suffolk in eastern England.

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom.

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Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission is a non-ministerial government department responsible for forestry in England and Scotland (on 1 April 2013 Forestry Commission Wales merged with other agencies to become Natural Resources Wales).

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Francis Jackson (composer)

Francis Alan Jackson, CBE (born 2 October 1917) is a British organist and composer.

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Francis Tombs, Baron Tombs

Francis Leonard Tombs, Baron Tombs (born 17 May 1924) is an English industrialist and former politician.

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Frank Farmer (physicist)

Frank Farmer OBE (18 September 1912 – 16 July 2004) was an English physicist, and a pioneer in the application of physics to medicine, particularly in relation to the practical aspects of cancer treatment by radiation.

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Frank Merrick

Frank Merrick CBE (30 April 1886 – February 1981) was an English pianist in the early 20th century.

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Frank Twiss

Admiral Sir Frank Roddam Twiss (7 July 1910 – 27 January 1994) was a Royal Navy admiral who became Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.

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Freddie Sowrey

Air Marshal Sir Frederick Beresford 'Freddie' Sowrey, (born 14 September 1922) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer.

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Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union

The Furniture, Timber and Allied Trades Union (FTAT) was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.

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General Synod of the Church of England

The General Synod is the deliberative and legislative body of the Church of England.

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Geoffrey Sim

Geoffrey Fantham Sim (2 April 1911 – 27 March 2002) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.

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George Innes (RAF officer)

Air Commodore George Innes CBE (26 November 1923 – 11 January 2015) was a Royal Air Force officer, former RAF Provost Marshal and head of RAF counter intelligence who helped expose a Soviet spy in 1968 and was security officer for the British nuclear tests conducted at Christmas Island.

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George Lee (pilot)

Douglas George Lee MBE (born 7 November 1945) is a glider pilot who was world gliding champion on three consecutive occasions.

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George Smith (trade unionist)

Sir George Fenwick Smith (1914 – November 1978) was a British trade unionist.

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Gilbert Islands

The Gilbert Islands (Tungaru;Reilly Ridgell. Pacific Nations and Territories: The Islands of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia. 3rd. Ed. Honolulu: Bess Press, 1995. p. 95. formerly Kingsmill or King's-Mill IslandsVery often, this name applied only to the southern islands of the archipelago, the northern half being designated as the Scarborough Islands. Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam Webster, 1997. p. 594) are a chain of sixteen atolls and coral islands in the Pacific Ocean about halfway between Papua New Guinea and Hawaii.

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Girls' Friendly Society

The Girls' Friendly Society (also known by their program name GFS Platform, or just GFS) is a philanthropic society that empowers girls and young women, encouraging them to develop their full potential through programs that provide training, confidence building, and other educational opportunities.

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Girls' Nautical Training Corps

In 1942, the Girls' Naval Training Corps was formed as part of the National Association of Training Corps for Girls, with Units mainly in southern England.

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GKN

GKN plc is a British multinational automotive and aerospace components company headquartered in Redditch, Worcestershire.

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GMB (trade union)

The GMB is a general trade union in the United Kingdom which has more than 631,000 members.

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Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London, is a public research university in London, England, specialising in the arts, design, humanities, and social sciences.

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Gordon Freeth

Sir Gordon Freeth, KBE (6 August 191427 November 2001) was an Australian politician.

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Governor of Bermuda

The Governor of Bermuda is the representative of the British monarch in the British overseas territory of Bermuda.

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Governor of Pitcairn

The governor of Pitcairn is the representative of the British monarch in the Pitcairn Islands, the last remaining British Overseas Territory in the Pacific Ocean.

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Graeme Bell

Graeme Emerson Bell, AO, MBE (7 September 191413 June 2012) was an Australian Dixieland and classical jazz pianist, composer and band leader.

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Graham Turbott

Evan Graham Turbott (27 May 1914 – 12 December 2014), generally known as Graham Turbott, was a New Zealand ornithologist, zoologist, and museum administrator.

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Grand Metropolitan

Grand Metropolitan plc was a leisure, manufacturing and property conglomerate headquartered in England.

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Greater London Council

The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.

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Greater Manchester Police

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is the police force responsible for law enforcement within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester in North West England.

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Grenadier Guards

The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Grendon, Northamptonshire

Grendon is a small village and civil parish in rural Northamptonshire, England on the borders of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

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Gwent Police

Gwent Police (Heddlu Gwent) is a territorial police force in Wales, responsible for policing the local authority areas of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.

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Gwyn Jones (physicist)

Gwyn Owain Jones CBE (often known as G. O. Jones) (29 March 1917 – 3 July 2006) was a Welsh physicist and academic, who moved from being a professor at the University of London to become director of the National Museum of Wales.

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Halifax (bank)

Halifax (previously known as Halifax Building Society) is a British bank operating as a trading division of Bank of Scotland, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group.

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Hall, Russell & Company

Hall, Russell & Company, Limited was a shipbuilder based in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Hampshire Constabulary

Hampshire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the counties of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in South East England.

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Hampshire County Council

Hampshire County Council (HCC) is the county council that governs the majority of the county of Hampshire in England.

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Harold Smedley

Sir Harold Smedley (19 June 1920 – 16 February 2004) was a British diplomat who was envoy to several countries.

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Harry Barker (mayor)

Sir Harry Heaton Barker (18 July 1898 – 18 May 1994) was a New Zealand newspaper journalist and editor, local politician.

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Harry Thubron

Harry Thubron OBE (Henry James Thubron, 1915–1985) was an English artist and art teacher.

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Hatfield Colliery

Hatfield Colliery, also known as Hatfield Main Colliery, was a colliery in the South Yorkshire Coalfield, mining the High Hazel coal seam.

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Heather Begg

Dame Isoleen Heather Begg (1 December 1932 – 12 May 2009) was a New Zealand-born operatic mezzo-soprano who spent most of her career in the United Kingdom and Australia.

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Heathrow Airport Holdings

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, formerly BAA is the United Kingdom-based operator of Heathrow Airport.

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Hector Laing, Baron Laing of Dunphail

Hector Laing, Baron Laing of Dunphail FRSE, FRSA (12 May 1923 – 21 June 2010) was a British businessman.

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Henry Garrioch

Sir William Henry Garrioch (4 May 1916 – 18 February 2008) was the Acting Governor-General of Mauritius from 31 October 1977 until 23 March 1978.

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Henry Hunt (police officer)

Henry James Ellis Hunt, CVO, CBE (8 June 1918 – 27 January 2008) was a British police officer in the London Metropolitan Police.

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Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) is a public body of the Scottish Government and reports to the Scottish Parliament.

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HM Customs and Excise

HM Customs and Excise (properly known as Her Majesty's Customs and Excise (or His as appropriate), often abbreviated to HMCE) was a department of the British Government formed in 1909 by the merger of HM Customs and HM Excise; its primary responsibility was the collection of customs duties, excise duties, and other indirect taxes.

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HM Prison Barlinnie

HM Prison Barlinnie is a prison operated by the Scottish Prison Service and located in the residential suburb of Riddrie, in the north east of Glasgow, Scotland.

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HM Prison Canterbury

HMP Canterbury is a former prison in Canterbury, Kent, England.

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HM Prison Glenochil

HMP Glenochil is a prison located near Tullibody, Scotland.

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HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs

HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs (informally "The Scrubs") is a Category B men's prison located in the Wormwood Scrubs area of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, in inner West London, England.

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HM Treasury

Her Majesty's Treasury (HM Treasury), sometimes referred to as the Exchequer, or more informally the Treasury, is the British government department responsible for developing and executing the government's public finance policy and economic policy.

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HMNB Devonport

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.

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Holkham National Nature Reserve

Holkham National Nature Reserve is England's largest national nature reserve (NNR).

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Home Office

The Home Office (HO) is a ministerial department of Her Majesty's Government of the United Kingdom, responsible for immigration, security and law and order.

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Honeywell

Honeywell International Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.

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Hong Kong Fire Services Department

Hong Kong Fire Services Department (HKFSD,) of the Hong Kong Government is an emergency service responsible for fire-fighting and rescue on land and sea.

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Hong Kong Police Force

The Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) is the largest disciplined service under the Security Bureau of Hong Kong.

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Horton Hospital

Horton Hospital formerly called Horton Asylum was a large psychiatric hospital in Epsom, Surrey.

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Humberside Police

Humberside Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing an area covering the East Riding of Yorkshire, the city of Kingston upon Hull, North East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire.

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Ian Hallam

Ian Hallam (born 24 November 1948), was a British cyclist.

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Ian Scott-Kilvert

Ian Stanley Scott-Kilvert OBE (26 May 1917 – 8 October 1989) was a British editor and translator.

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Imperial Chemical Industries

Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) was a British chemical company and was, for much of its history, the largest manufacturer in Britain.

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Inland Revenue

The Inland Revenue was, until April 2005, a department of the British Government responsible for the collection of direct taxation, including income tax, national insurance contributions, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, corporation tax, petroleum revenue tax and stamp duty.

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Inner London Education Authority

The Inner London Education Authority (ILEA) was an ad hoc local education authority for the City of London and the 12 Inner London boroughs from 1965 until its abolition in 1990.

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Institute of Cancer Research

The Institute of Cancer Research (the ICR) is a public research institute and a constituent college of the University of London in London, United Kingdom, specialising in oncology.

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Institute of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is a business organisation for company directors, senior business leaders and entrepreneurs.

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Institution of Civil Engineers

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association for civil engineers and a charitable body in the United Kingdom.

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Intelligence Corps (United Kingdom)

The Intelligence Corps (Int Corps) is a corps of the British Army.

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International Brotherhood of Magicians

International Brotherhood of Magicians (I.B.M.) is an organization for both professional and amateur close-up and stage magicians, with approximately 15,000 members worldwide.

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International Institute for Strategic Studies

The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is a British research institute (or think tank) in the area of international affairs.

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International Law Association

The International Law Association (ILA) is a non-profit organization based in Great Britain that — according to its constitution — promotes "the study, clarification and development of international law" and "the furtherance of international understanding and respect for international law".

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Inverness Royal Academy

Inverness Royal Academy is a comprehensive secondary school in the city of Inverness in the Highland area of Scotland.

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Irish Guards

The Irish Guards (IG), part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army and, together with the Royal Irish Regiment, it is one of the two Irish infantry regiments in the British Army.

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Isobel Baillie

Dame Isobel Baillie, DBE (9 March 189524 September 1983) was a Scottish soprano, popular in opera, oratorio and lieder.

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Jack Cunningham (bishop)

Jack Cunningham (1 September 1926 – 18 October 1978) was the first Anglican Bishop of Central Zambia.

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Jack Harman

General Sir Jack Wentworth Harman, (20 July 1920 – 28 December 2009) was a British Army officer who became Adjutant-General to the Forces.

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Jack Jones (trade unionist)

James Larkin Jones (29 March 1913 – 21 April 2009), known as Jack Jones, was a British trade union leader and General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union.

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Jack Solomons

Israel Jacob Solomons (8 December 1902 – 9 December 1979), known as Jack Solomons, was a British boxing promoter who has been called "one of the greatest boxing promoters in history" and "England's greatest boxing impresario".

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Jack Somerville

The Very Reverend John Spenser Somerville (7 July 1910 – 5 October 1999) was a New Zealand Presbyterian leader.

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Jack Sullivan (rugby union)

John Lorraine "Jack" Sullivan (30 March 1915 – 9 July 1990) was a New Zealand rugby union player, coach and administrator.

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Jamaica Defence Force

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is the combined military of Jamaica, consisting of an infantry Regiment and Reserve Corps, an Air Wing, a Coast Guard fleet and a supporting Engineering Unit.

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James Eyre (British Army officer)

Major General Sir James Ainsworth Campden Gabriel Eyre, (2 November 1930 – 3 January 2003) was a senior British Army officer, who served as Major-General Commanding the Household Division and General Officer Commanding London District from 1983 until his retirement in 1986.

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James Henare

Sir James Clendon Tau Henare, (18 November 1911 – 2 April 1989) was a New Zealand tribal leader, military officer, farmer and community leader.

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Janet Dawson

Janet Dawson (born 1935) is an Australian artist who won the Archibald Prize in 1973 with the piece Michael Boddy Reading.

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Jean Rhys

Jean Rhys, (born Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams; 24 August 1890 – 14 May 1979) was a mid-20th-century novelist who was born and grew up in the Caribbean island of Dominica, though she was mainly resident in England from the age of 16.

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Jim Cope

James Francis Cope, CMG (26 November 19073 February 1999) was an Australian politician, and Speaker of the House of Representatives for two years 1973–75, resigning abruptly in dramatic circumstances when he came into conflict with the Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.

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Jim Forbes (Australian politician)

Alexander James de Burgh Forbes, (born 16 December 1923) is a former Australian politician, one of four living Australian parliamentarians who served in the 1950s and the last remaining Liberal Party minister of the Menzies Government.

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John Baines Johnston

Sir John Baines Johnston (13 May 1918 – 16 October 2005) was a British diplomat.

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John Bell (Australian actor)

John Anthony Bell, AO, OBE (born 1 November 1940) is an Australian actor, theatre director and theatre manager.

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John Butterfield, Baron Butterfield

William John Hughes Butterfield, Baron Butterfield, (28 March 1920 – 22 July 2000) was a leading British medical researcher, clinician and administrator.

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John Dalrymple, 13th Earl of Stair

John Aymer Dalrymple, 13th Earl of Stair (9 October 1906 – 26 February 1996), was a British peer.

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John Gilbert, Baron Gilbert

John William Gilbert, Baron Gilbert PC (5 April 1927 – 2 June 2013) was a British Labour politician.

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John Graham (British Army officer, born 1923)

Major General John David Carew Graham, CB, CBE, CStJ (18 January 1923 – 14 December 2012) was a British Army officer who was instrumental in the installation of Qaboos bin Said as Sultan of Oman in the 1970 Omani coup d'état.

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John Lill

John Richard Lill CBE (born 17 March 1944 in London) is a British classical pianist.

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John Methven

Sir Malcolm John Methven (14 February 1926 – 23 April 1980) was a British businessman, and Director General of the Confederation of British Industry from 2 July 1976 to 23 April 1980.

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John Moreton

Sir John Oscar Moreton (28 December 1917 – 14 October 2012) was a British diplomat.

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John Stibbon

General Sir John James Stibbon KCB, OBE (5 January 1935 – 9 February 2014) was a senior British Army officer who served as Master-General of the Ordnance from 1987 to 1991.

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John Stuart Yeates

John Stuart Yeates, MBE, PhD (11 July 1900 – 24 August 1986), also known as Jack Yeates, was a New Zealand academic and botanist.

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John Thomson (diplomat)

Sir John Thomson (27 April 1927 – 3 June 2018) was a British diplomat who was high commissioner to India and ambassador to the UN.

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John Walker (officer of arms)

John Riddell Bromhead Walker, CVO, MC (21 June 1913 – 9 September 1984) was a soldier and long-serving English officer of arms at the College of Arms in London.

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is a British social policy research and development charity, that funds a UK-wide research and development programme.

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Keeper of the Royal Archives

The Keeper of the Royal Archives is responsible for the papers held in the Royal Archives, and is accountable to The Queen.

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Kenelm Hubert Digby

Kenelm Hubert Digby MBE (10 March 1912, London – 5 August 2001) was the proposer of the controversial 1933 "King and Country" debate in the Oxford Union, and later Attorney General and judge in Sarawak.

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Kenneth Crook

Sir Kenneth Roy Crook CMG (30 July 1920 - 24 July 2012) was a British diplomat.

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Kenneth Newman

Sir Kenneth Leslie Newman (15 August 1926 – 4 February 2017) was a senior British police officer.

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Kenneth Steer

Kenneth Arthur Steer, CBE (12 November 191320 February 2007) was a British archaeologist and British Army officer.

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Keyser Ullman

Keyser Ullman was a British merchant bank.

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Kilmarnock Academy

Kilmarnock Academy is a state-funded secondary school situated in Kilmarnock, Scotland, currently located on Sutherland Drive in the New Farm Loch area of the town.

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King's College Hospital

King's College Hospital is an acute care facility in Denmark Hill, Camberwell in the London Borough of Lambeth, referred to locally and by staff simply as "King's" or abbreviated internally to "KCH".

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King's College London GKT School of Medical Education

King's College London GKT School of Medical Education (abbreviated: GKT) is the medical school of King's College London.

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King's Own Royal Border Regiment

The King's Own Royal Border Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1959 until 2006, and was part of the King's Division.

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Kyrenia

Kyrenia (Κερύνεια; Girne) is a city on the northern coast of Cyprus, noted for its historic harbour and castle.

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Lancaster University

Lancaster University, also officially known as the University of Lancaster, is a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England.

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Law enforcement in Grenada

Law enforcement in Grenada is the responsibility of the Royal Grenada Police Force, or RGPF.

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Law enforcement in Saint Lucia

Law enforcement in Saint Lucia is the responsibility of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF), which was founded in 1834.

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Law Society of Scotland

The Law Society of Scotland is the professional governing body for Scottish solicitors.

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Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council is the local authority of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England.

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Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire County Council is the county council for the English non-metropolitan county of Leicestershire.

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Leicestershire Police

Leicestershire Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing Leicestershire and Rutland in England.

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Life Guards (United Kingdom)

The Life Guards (LG) is the senior regiment of the British Army and part of the Household Cavalry, along with the Blues and Royals.

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Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.

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List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Afghanistan

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Afghanistan is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Afghanistan, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission in Kabul.

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List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to Luxembourg

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Luxembourg is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Luxembourg.

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List of colonial governors and administrators of British Honduras

This is a list of viceroys in British Honduras and Belize from the start of British settlement in the area until the colony's independence in 1981.

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List of diplomats of the United Kingdom to Norway

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Norway is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Norway, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Norway.

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List of Governors of the Falkland Islands

The following is a list of Governors of the Falkland Islands.

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List of High Commissioners of Australia to the United Kingdom

The High Commissioner of Australia to the United Kingdom is an officer of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the head of the High Commission of the Commonwealth of Australia to United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in London.

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List of High Commissioners of the United Kingdom to Canada

The high commissioner of the United Kingdom to Canada is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in Canada, and in charge of the UK's diplomatic mission in Canada.

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List of High Commissioners of the United Kingdom to India

Countries belonging to the Commonwealth of Nations exchange High Commissioners rather than Ambassadors.

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List of high commissioners of the United Kingdom to New Zealand

The High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to New Zealand is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in New Zealand, and head of the UK's diplomatic mission in New Zealand.

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List of Mayors and Lord Mayors of Perth

This is a list of the mayors and lord mayors of the City of Perth, a local government area of Western Australia.

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List of prisons in New Zealand

There are eighteen adult correctional facilities (prisons) in New Zealand.

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Llanelli (UK Parliament constituency)

Llanelli is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Llanrumney High School

Llanrumney High School (Ysgol Uwchradd Llanrhymni) was an English medium co-educational, community secondary school located in the Llanrumney area of Cardiff, Wales.

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Lloyd Rees

Lloyd Frederic Rees AC CMG (17 March 18952 December 1988) was an Australian landscape painter who twice won the Wynne Prize for his landscape paintings.

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London Borough of Brent

The London Borough of Brent is a London borough in north west London, and forms part of Outer London.

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.

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London Fire Brigade

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is the statutory fire and rescue service for London.

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London Midland Region of British Railways

The London Midland Region (LMR) was one of the six regions created on the formation of the nationalised British Railways (BR) and initially consisted of ex-London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) lines in England and Wales.

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London Transport Executive (GLC)

The London Transport Executive was the executive agency within the Greater London Council, responsible for public transport in Greater London from 1970 to 1984.

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Longmore House

Longmore House, formerly Longmore Hospital, on Salisbury Place, Newington, Edinburgh, is the headquarters of Historic Environment Scotland, and formerly of its predecessor organisation Historic Scotland.

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Lord Chancellor's Department

The Lord Chancellor's Department was a United Kingdom government department answerable to the Lord Chancellor with jurisdiction over England and Wales.

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Louis Freedman

Louis Freedman CBE (1917–1998) was a British businessman and racehorse owner and breeder.

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Lusaka

Lusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia.

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Lydia Dunn, Baroness Dunn

Lydia Selina Dunn, Baroness Dunn, DBE, JP (born 29 February 1940) is a Hong Kong-born British businesswoman and politician.

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Magnus Pyke

Magnus Alfred Pyke OBE FRSE FRIC (29 December 1908 – 19 October 1992) was an English nutritional scientist, governmental scientific advisor, writer and presenter.

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Manchester Openshaw (UK Parliament constituency)

Manchester Openshaw was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Openshaw district of Manchester.

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Mansfield (UK Parliament constituency)

Mansfield is a constituency created in 1885 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2017 by Ben Bradley of the Conservative Party, who gained the seat at the 2017 General Election, from the Labour Party.

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Marea Hartman

Dame Gladys Marea Hartman, DBE (22 June 1920 – 29 August 1994) was a British athletics sports administrator.

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Marie Patterson

Constance Marie Patterson CBE (born 1 April 1934) is a former British trade unionist.

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Martin Charteris, Baron Charteris of Amisfield

Lieutenant-Colonel Martin Michael Charles Charteris, Baron Charteris of Amisfield, (7 September 191323 December 1999) was a British Army officer and courtier of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Mary Durack

Dame Mary Durack AC, DBE (20 February 1913 – 16 December 1994) was an Australian author and historian.

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Masirah Island

Masirah or Mazeira Island (مصيرة) is an island off the East coast of mainland Oman and the largest island of Oman.

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Mather & Platt

Mather & Platt is the name of several large engineering firms in Europe, South Africa and Asia that are subsidiaries of Wilo SE, Germany or were founded by former employees.

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Mauritius Police Force

The Mauritius Police Force (MPF) is the national law enforcement agency of Mauritius.

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Max Schuchart

Max Schuchart (16 August 1920 - 25 February 2005) was a Dutch journalist, literary critic and translator.

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Men of the Trees

Men of the Trees is an international, non-profit, non-political, conservation organisation.

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Merseyside Police

Merseyside Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing Merseyside in North West England.

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Metrication in New Zealand

New Zealand started metrication in 1969 with the establishment of the Metric Advisory Board (MAB) and completed metrication on 14 December 1976.

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Metropolitan Police Office

The Metropolitan Police Office (MPO) was the department of the British Home Office which administered the Metropolitan Police of London, the only British territorial police force to be administered by central government.

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Metropolitan Police Service

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), commonly known as the Metropolitan Police and informally as the Met, is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in Greater London, excluding the "square mile" of the City of London, which is the responsibility of the City of London Police.

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Michael Beetham

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Michael James Beetham, (17 May 1923 – 24 October 2015) was a Second World War bomber pilot and a high-ranking commander in the Royal Air Force from the 1960s to the 1980s.

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Michael Young, Baron Young of Dartington

Michael Young, Baron Young of Dartington (9 August 1915 – 14 January 2002) was a British sociologist, social activist and politician who coined the term "meritocracy".

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Mid Glamorgan

Mid Glamorgan (Morgannwg Ganol) is a preserved county of Wales.

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Middlesex University

Middlesex University London is a public university in Hendon, north west London, England.

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Mike Brearley

John Michael Brearley OBE (born 28 April 1942) is a retired English first-class cricketer who captained Cambridge University, Middlesex, and England.

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or 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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Miraka Szászy

Dame Miraka "Mira" Szászy (née Petricevich, 7 August 1921 – 20 December 2001) was a prominent Māori leader, making significant contributions in education, broadcasting, social welfare and small business development.

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Mowlem

Mowlem was one of the largest construction and civil engineering companies in the United Kingdom.

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National Audit Office (United Kingdom)

The National Audit Office (NAO) is an independent Parliamentary body in the United Kingdom which is responsible for auditing central government departments, government agencies and non-departmental public bodies.

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National Coal Board

The National Coal Board (NCB) was the statutory corporation created to run the nationalised coal mining industry in the United Kingdom.

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National Dock Labour Board

The National Dock Labour Board (NDLB), which administered the National Dock Labour Scheme, was an administrative board for the operation of British docks.

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National Economic Council (United Kingdom)

The National Economic Council is a Cabinet committee in the UK Government created in 2008, replacing the Economic Development Committee.

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National Enterprise Board

The National Enterprise Board (NEB) was a United Kingdom government body.

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National Farmers' Union of England and Wales

The National Farmers' Union (NFU) is a member organisation/industry association for farmers in England and Wales.

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National Freight Corporation

The National Freight Corporation was a major British transport business between 1948 and 2000.

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National Library of Australia

The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library in Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people." In 2012–13, the National Library collection comprised 6,496,772 items, and an additional of manuscript material.

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National Mining Museum Scotland

The National Mining Museum Scotland was created in 1984, to preserve the physical surface remains of Lady Victoria Colliery at Newtongrange, Midlothian, Scotland.

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National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty

The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.

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National Union of Agricultural and Allied Workers

The National Union of Agricultural and Allied Workers (NUAW) was a trade union in the United Kingdom which existed between 1906 and 1982.

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National Union of Journalists

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) is a trade union for journalists in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

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National Union of Mineworkers (Great Britain)

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is a trade union for coal miners in Great Britain, formed in 1945 from the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (MFGB).

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National Union of Seamen

The National Union of Seamen (NUS) was the principal trade union of merchant seafarers in the United Kingdom from the late 1880s to 1990.

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National Youth Jazz Orchestra

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) is a British jazz orchestra founded in 1965 by Bill Ashton.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Natural Environment Research Council

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is a British Research Council that supports research, training and knowledge transfer activities in the environmental sciences.

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Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes

The Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (NAAFI) is an organisation created by the British government in 1921 to run recreational establishments needed by the British Armed Forces, and to sell goods to servicemen and their families.

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Neil Currie

Sir Neil Smith Currie (20 August 1926 – 30 July 1999) was a senior Australian public servant and policymaker.

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New Alexandra Theatre

The New Alexandra Theatre, commonly known as the Alex, is a theatre on Station Street in Birmingham, England.

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New Hebrides

New Hebrides, officially the New Hebrides Condominium (Condominium des Nouvelles-Hébrides, "Condominium of the New Hebrides") and named for the Hebrides Scottish archipelago, was the colonial name for the island group in the South Pacific Ocean that is now Vanuatu.

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New South Wales Police Force

The New South Wales Police Force (NSW Police Force; previously the New South Wales Police Service and New South Wales Police) is the primary law enforcement agency of the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is a servant of the Crown, independent of Government, although a minister of the Crown has administration. Divided into seventy six local area commands (LAC),. Graduate Careers Australia. the NSW Police Force consists of more than 500 local police stations and covers an area of 801,600 square kilometres in a state of some seven million people. Under the Police Regulation Act, 1862, the organisation of the NSW Police Force was formally established in 1862 with the unification of all existing independent police units in the state. The authority and responsibility of the entire police force was given to the inspector general of police. The 1990s were a turbulent period in NSW police history. The Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police Service was held between 1995 and 1997. The Royal Commission uncovered hundreds of instances of bribery, money laundering, drug trafficking, and falsifying of evidence by police. The police commissioner, Tony Lauer, resigned as the level of corruption in the service became clear and his own position untenable. Peter James Ryan was recruited from the UK. Wide-ranging reforms occurred as a result of the recommendations of the Royal Commission, including the establishment of a permanent Police Integrity Commission. The current commissioner of the NSW Police Force is Mick Fuller, who replaced Andrew Scipione, on 31 March 2017, with Deputy Commissioner Dave Hudson, Deputy Commissioner Nick Kaldas, and deputy commissioner Catherine Burn. The minister for justice and police, Troy Grant, is responsible to the NSW parliament for the police portfolio. Grant is a former NSW police officer who served 22 years before entering politics. As of 30 June 2016, the police force consists of some 16,627 officers.

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New Territories

The New Territories is one of the three main regions of Hong Kong, alongside Hong Kong Island and the Kowloon Peninsula.

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New Zealand Air Training Corps

The Air Training Corps or ATC is one of the three corps in the New Zealand Cadet Forces, the other two being the New Zealand Cadet Corps and Sea Cadet Corps.

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New Zealand Cadet Forces

The New Zealand Cadet Forces (NZCF or Cadet Forces) is a voluntary military-style training organisation for New Zealand youth.

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New Zealand Police

The New Zealand Police (Ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa) is the national police force of New Zealand, responsible for enforcing criminal law, enhancing public safety, maintaining order and keeping the peace throughout New Zealand.

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New Zealand Young Farmers

New Zealand Young Farmers (NZYF) is a national agricultural organisation with clubs throughout the country.

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Newcastle University

Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.

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Ngoi Pēwhairangi

Te Kumeroa "Ngoingoi" Pēwhairangi, QSM (29 December 1921- 29 January 1985) was a prominent teacher of, and advocate for, Māori language and culture, and the composer of many songs.

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is a NHS board in West Central Scotland, created from the amalgamation of NHS Greater Glasgow and part of NHS Argyll and Clyde on 1 April 2006.

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Nicosia

Nicosia (Λευκωσία; Lefkoşa) is the largest city on the island of Cyprus.

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Nigel Bagnall

Field Marshal Sir Nigel Thomas Bagnall, (10 February 1927 – 8 April 2002) was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army from 1985 to 1988.

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Nigel Cecil

Rear-Admiral Sir Oswald Nigel Amherst Cecil, KBE, CB (11 November 1925 – 10 March 2017) was a British naval officer.

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Noel Farnie Robertson

Prof Noel Farnie Robertson FRSE CBE (1923–1999) was a botanist and agriculturist who was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE).

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North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board

The North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board (1943 - 1990) was founded to design, construct and manage hydroelectricity projects in the Highlands of Scotland.

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Northern Ireland Office

The Northern Ireland Office (NIO; Oifig Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann Oaffis) is a UK government department responsible for Northern Ireland affairs.

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Northern Ireland Policing Board

The Northern Ireland Policing Board (Bord Póilíneachta Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlan Polisin Boord) is the police authority for Northern Ireland, charged with supervising the activities of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

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Northern Ireland Prison Service

The Northern Ireland Prison Service is an executive agency of the Department of Justice, the headquarters of which are in Dundonald House in the Stormont Estate in Belfast.

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Northumbria Police

Northumbria Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the areas of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear in North East England.

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Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the shire county of Nottinghamshire and the unitary authority of Nottingham in the East Midlands of England.

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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 (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

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Officers' Training Corps

The Officers' Training Corps (OTC), more fully called the University Officers' Training Corps (UOTC), are military leadership training units similar to a university club but operated by the British Army.

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Official receiver

An officer of the Insolvency Service of the United Kingdom, an official receiver (OR) is an officer of the court to which he is attached.

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Olga Uvarov

Dame Olga Nikolaevna Uvarov, DBE, FRCVS (9 July 1910 – 29 August 2001) was a veterinary surgeon and clinical researcher.

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Oliver McGregor, Baron McGregor of Durris

Oliver Ross McGregor, Baron McGregor of Durris (25 August 1921 – 10 November 1997), born Durris, Kincardineshire.

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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 British royal order of chivalry first constituted in 1888 by royal charter from Queen Victoria.

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Orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms

This article concerns the orders and decorations of the Commonwealth realms awarded by the sovereign in right of each nation.

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Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.

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Owen Finlay Maclaren

Owen Finlay Maclaren, MBE (1907 – 13 April 1978) was the inventor of the lightweight baby buggy with a collapsible support assembly and founder of the Maclaren company.

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Oxford University Police

The Oxford University Police, or Oxford University Constables (popularly known as Bulldogs), was the private police force of the University of Oxford between 1829 and 2003.

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Papua New Guinea Defence Force

The Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Papua New Guinea.

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Parachute Regiment (United Kingdom)

The Parachute Regiment, colloquially known as the Paras, is an elite airborne infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Parkinson's UK

Parkinson's UK is a Parkinson's research and support charity in the United Kingdom.

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Patricia Wrightson

Patricia Wrightson OBE (19 June 1921 – 15 March 2010) was an Australian writer of several highly regarded and influential children's books.

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Patrick Moberly

Sir Patrick Hamilton Moberly KCMG (born 2 September 1928) is a retired British diplomat.

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Patrick Wright, Baron Wright of Richmond

Patrick Richard Henry Wright, Baron Wright of Richmond (born 28 June 1931) is a retired British diplomat and former Head of HM Diplomatic Service.

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Peak District

The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines.

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Peter Blunt

Major General Peter Blunt (18 August 1923 – 8 August 2003) was a British Army officer and businessman.

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Peter Franklyn

Rear Admiral Peter Michael Franklyn CB, OBE (born 10 September 1946) is a former Royal Navy officer who served as Flag Officer Sea Training.

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Peter Matthews (police officer)

Sir Peter Jack Matthews (25 December 1917 – 6 January 2003) was a British police officer who rose to become Chief Constable of Suffolk Constabulary and the Surrey Police.

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Peter Pears

Sir Peter Neville Luard Pears (22 June 19103 April 1986) was an English tenor.

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Peter Ramsbotham

Peter Edward Ramsbotham, 3rd Viscount Soulbury (8 October 1919 – 9 April 2010) was a British diplomat and colonial administrator.

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Peter Terry

Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter David George Terry, (18 October 1926 – 19 December 2017) was a senior Royal Air Force commander who held a number of high-level British and NATO posts.

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Phil Bennett

Phillip Bennett OBE (born 24 October 1948) is a former Welsh international rugby union fly half from 1969 to 1978.

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Philip Dunleavy

Philip Dunleavy CBE (5 October 1915 - 13 January 1996) was a Labour Party councillor in Cardiff, Wales.

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Philip Fulford

Surgeon Captain Philip Charles Fulford, CVO OBE, senior naval medical officer.

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Plateau State

Plateau is the twelfth largest state in Nigeria, and is located approximately in the center of the country.

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Plunkett Foundation

Plunkett Foundation helps rural communities in the UK to take control of the issues affecting them through community ownership.

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Port of Tilbury

The Port of Tilbury is located on the River Thames at Tilbury in Essex, England.

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Port Talbot Steelworks

Port Talbot Steelworks is an integrated steel production plant in Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales, capable of producing nearly 5 million tonnes of steel slab per annum, making it the larger of the two major steel plants in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.

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Post Office Engineering Union

The Post Office Engineering Union (POEU) was a trade union in the United Kingdom.

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PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers (doing business as PwC) is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire

The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the King's Division.

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Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service

Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Nursing Service (PMRAFNS) is the nursing branch of the British Royal Air Force.

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Private Secretary to the Sovereign

The Private Secretary to the Sovereign is the senior operational member of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom (as distinct from the Great Officers of the Household).

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Property Services Agency

The Property Services Agency (PSA) was an agency of the United Kingdom government, in existence from 1972 to 1993.

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Prospect Theatre Company

The Prospect Theatre Company was an English company founded, as Prospect Productions, in 1961.

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Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps

Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC; pronounced kwa-rank) is the nursing branch of the British Army and part of the Army Medical Services.

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Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service

Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service (QARNNS) is the nursing branch of the British Royal Navy.

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Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (1933–2010)

The original Queen Elizabeth Hospital was an NHS hospital in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham situated very close to the University of Birmingham.

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Queen's Division

The Queen's Division is a British Army command, training and administrative apparatus designated for the regiments from the east and south of England and the remaining regiment of Fusiliers.

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Queen's Own Hussars

The Queen's Own Hussars, normally referred to by the abbreviation QOH, was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, formed from the amalgamation of the 3rd The King's Own Hussars and the 7th Queen's Own Hussars at Candahar Barracks, Tidworth in 1958.

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Queen's Regiment

The Queen's Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army formed in 1966 through the amalgamation of the four regiments of the Home Counties Brigade.

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Queen's Royal Irish Hussars

The Queen's Royal Irish Hussars, abbreviated as QRIH, was a cavalry regiment of the British Army formed from the amalgamation of the 4th Queen's Own Hussars and the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars in 1958.

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Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast (informally Queen's or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Queensland Police Service

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is the principal law enforcement agency responsible for policing the Australian state of Queensland.

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RAF Manston

RAF Manston was an RAF station in the north-east of Kent, at on the Isle of Thanet from 1916 until 1996.

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RAF Regiment

The Royal Air Force Regiment (RAF Regiment) is part of the Royal Air Force and functions as a specialist corps founded by Royal Warrant in 1942.

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Ralph Erskine (architect)

Ralph Erskine ARIBA (24 February 1914 – 16 March 2005) was a British architect and planner who lived and worked in Sweden for most of his life.

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Ransomes & Rapier

Ransomes & Rapier was a major British manufacturer of railway equipment and later cranes, from 1869 to 1987.

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Reed Smith

Reed Smith LLP is a global law firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with more than 1,700 lawyers in 27 offices throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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Regius Professor of Physic (Cambridge)

The Regius Professorship of Physic is one of the oldest professorships at the University of Cambridge, founded by Henry VIII in 1540.

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Remploy

Remploy is an organisation in the United Kingdom which provides employment placement services for disabled people.

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Richard Bayliss

Sir Richard Ian Samuel Bayliss (2 January 1917 – 21 April 2006) (also known as "Dick" Bayliss) was an English physician specialising in endocrinology.

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Richard Clayton (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral Sir Richard Pilkington Clayton GCB (9 July 1925 – 15 September 1984) was Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command.

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Richard Cobb

Richard Charles Cobb CBE (20 May 1917 – 15 January 1996) was a British historian and essayist, and professor at the University of Oxford.

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Richard Evans (British diplomat)

Sir Richard Mark Evans (Chinese: 伊文思爵士, 15 April 1928 – 24 August 2012) was a British diplomat who was the ambassador to the People's Republic of China from January 1984 to May 1988, during which he and Zhou Nan, the Chinese representative, initialed the Sino-British Joint Declaration on 26 September 1984.

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Richard Gorham

Colonel Sir Richard Masters Gorham CBE, DFC, JP (3 October 1917 – 8 July 2006) was a prominent Bermudian parliamentarian, businessman and philanthropist, who served as a pilot during the Second World War when he played a decisive role in the Battle of Monte Cassino, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Richard St. Barbe Baker

Richard St.

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Richard Stone

Sir John Richard Nicholas Stone (30 August 1913 – 6 December 1991) was an eminent British economist, educated at Westminster School, Cambridge University (Caius and King's), who in 1984 received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for developing an accounting model that could be used to track economic activities on a national and, later, an international scale.

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Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council

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Robert Wilson (astronomer)

Sir Robert Wilson (16 April 1927 – 2 September 2002) CBE, FRS, was the son of a Durham miner.

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Robin Ross

Lieutenant General Sir Robert Jeremy "Robin" Ross, (born 28 November 1939) is a former Royal Marines officer who served as Commandant General Royal Marines from 1994 to 1996.

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Rochdale Borough Council

Rochdale Borough Council is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale in Greater Manchester, England.

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Rocket Propulsion Establishment

The Rocket Propulsion Establishment at Westcott, Buckinghamshire on the site of the former RAF Westcott has made a number of notable contributions in the field of rocket propulsion, including input on the rocket design for the Blue Streak missile and the propulsion systems on Chevaline.

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Roderick Douglas Macdonald

Vice Admiral Sir Roderick Douglas Macdonald KBE (25 February 1921 to 19 January 2001) was Chief of Staff of Naval Home Command.

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Roderick Walker

Brigadier Roderick "Rory" Muir Bamford Walker OBE MC (27 February 1932 – 15 October 2008) was a British SAS Commander, best known for his heroism during the Oman Uprising and the Indonesian Confrontation.

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ROF Blackburn

Royal Ordnance Factory, ROF, Blackburn was part of the Ministry of Defence organisations producing components for the manufacture of armaments and arms related equipment from the late 1930 until after WWII.

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ROF Leeds

Royal Ordnance Factory Leeds, first opened in December 1915 and first opened as an ROF in January 1936, it was one of a number of Royal Ordnance Factories created at the start of the Second World War.

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ROF Patricroft

The Royal Ordnance Factory, ROF Patricroft, was an engineering factory was classified as a Medium Machine Shop.

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Roger Kemp

Francis Roderick Kemp OBE AO (Eaglehawk, 3 July 1908 - Melbourne 14 September 1987), known as Roger, was one of Australia's foremost practitioners of transcendental abstraction.

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Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations

Rolls-Royce Marine Power Operations Limited, a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce plc, operates three sites licensed to handle nuclear material, two of which are at Raynesway in Derby, UK.

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Romola Costantino

Romola Helen Louise Costantino OBE (also known as Romola Enyi) (14 September 1930November 1988) was a noted Australian pianist, accompanist and teacher, who also worked as a music, film and theatre critic.

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Ron Barclay

Ronald Morrison (Ron) Barclay (2 September 1914 – 29 April 2003) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.

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Ronnie Barker

Ronald William George Barker, (25 September 1929 – 3 October 2005) was an English actor, comedian and writer.

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Ronnie Corbett

Ronald Balfour Corbett, CBE (4 December 1930 – 31 March 2016) was a Scottish stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and broadcaster, best known for his long association with Ronnie Barker in the BBC television comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies.

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Rowland Emett

Frederick Rowland Emett OBE (22 October 190613 November 1990), known as Rowland Emett (with the forename sometimes spelled "Roland" and the surname frequently misspelled "Emmett"), was an English cartoonist and constructor of whimsical kinetic sculpture.

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Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.

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Royal Agricultural Society of England

The Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE) promotes the scientific development of English agriculture.

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Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training Branch)

The Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training Branch), often abbreviated to RAFVR(T), is a Volunteer Reserve element of the Royal Air Force specifically appointed in a training role within the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

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Royal Anglian Regiment

The Royal Anglian Regiment (R ANGLIAN) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

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Royal Army Dental Corps

The Royal Army Dental Corps (RADC) is a specialist corps in the British Army that provides oral hygiene services to British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace.

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Royal Army Physical Training Corps

The Royal Army Physical Training Corps (RAPTC) is the British Army corps responsible for physical fitness and physical education and is headquartered in Aldershot.

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Royal Army Veterinary Corps

The Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC), known as the Army Veterinary Corps (AVC) until it gained the royal prefix on 27 November 1918, is an administrative and operational branch of the British Army responsible for the provision, training and care of animals.

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Royal Artillery

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

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Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

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Royal Australian Army Chaplains' Department

The Royal Australian Army Chaplains' Department is an all-officer Corps within the Australian Army that provides ordained clergy to minister to the personnel of the Australian Army.

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Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps

The Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps (RAANC) is a Corps of the Australian Army.

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Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps

The Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps (RAAOC) is the Corps within the Australian Army concerned with supply and administration, as well as the demolition and disposal of explosives and salvage of battle-damaged equipment.

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Royal Australian Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery, normally referred to as the Royal Australian Artillery (RAA), is a Regiment of the Australian Army descended from the original colonial artillery units prior to Australia's federation.

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Royal Australian Corps of Signals

The Royal Australian Corps of Signals (RASigs) is one of the 'arms' (combat support corps) of the Australian Army.

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Royal Australian Engineers

The Royal Australian Engineers (RAE) is a corps of the Australian Army (although the word corps does not appear in their name or on their badge).

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Royal Australian Infantry Corps

The Royal Australian Infantry Corps (RA Inf) is the parent corps for all infantry regiments of the Australian Army.

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Royal Australian Survey Corps

The Royal Australian Survey Corps (RA Svy) was a Corps of the Australian Army, formed on 1 July 1915 and disbanded on 1 July 1996.

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Royal Bermuda Regiment

The Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR), formerly the Bermuda Regiment, is the home defence unit of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.

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Royal Brunei Armed Forces

The Royal Brunei Armed Forces was formed on 31 May 1961.

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Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) was an executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government, which was "sponsored" through Historic Scotland, an executive agency of the Scottish Government.

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Royal Corps of Signals

The Royal Corps of Signals (often simply known as the Royal Signals - abbreviated to R SIGNALS) is one of the combat support arms of the British Army.

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Royal Corps of Transport

The Royal Corps of Transport (RCT) was a British Army Corps established to manage all matters in relation to the transport of men and material for the Army and the wider Defence community.

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Royal Courts of Justice

The Royal Courts of Justice, commonly called the Law Courts, is a court building in London which houses the High Court and Court of Appeal of England and Wales.

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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 Army uses.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Green Jackets

The Royal Green Jackets (RGJ) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, one of two "large regiments" within the Light Division (the other being The Light Infantry).

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Royal Hampshire Regiment

The Hampshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, created as part of the Childers Reforms in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot and the 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot.

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Royal Institute of Chemistry

The Royal Institute of Chemistry was a British scientific organisation.

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Royal Irish Rangers

The Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling), 83rd and 87th) was a regular infantry regiment of the British Army with a relatively short existence, formed in 1968 and later merged with the Ulster Defence Regiment in 1992 to form the Royal Irish Regiment.

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Royal Marines

The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the amphibious light infantry of the Royal Navy.

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Royal Marsden Hospital

The Royal Marsden Hospital (RM) is a specialist cancer treatment hospital in London based in Brompton, next to the Royal Brompton Hospital, in Fulham Road with a second site in Belmont, close to Sutton Hospital, High Down and Downview Prisons.

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Royal Masonic School for Boys

The Royal Masonic School for Boys was an independent school for boys in England.

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Royal National Lifeboat Institution

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the UK, the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man as well as on some inland waterways.

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Royal Naval Armaments Depot

A Royal Naval Armament Depot (RNAD) was an armament depot (or a group of depots) dedicated to supplying the needs of the Royal Navy (as well as, at various times, the Royal Air Force, the British Army and, by arrangement, foreign/commonwealth governments); they were sister depots of Royal Naval Cordite Factories, Royal Naval Torpedo and Royal Naval Mine Depots.

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Royal Naval Auxiliary Service

The Royal Naval Auxiliary Service (RNXS) was a uniformed, unarmed, civilian volunteer service, administered and trained by the Royal Navy to operate in the ports and anchorages of the UK in an Emergency.

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Royal Naval Reserve

The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy in the United Kingdom.

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Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps

The Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (RNZAC) is the overall umbrella grouping of Regular Force and Territorial Force units equipped with armoured vehicles in the New Zealand Army.

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Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals

The Royal New Zealand Signals Corps (RNZSigs) provides, co-ordinates and operates the communications networks of the New Zealand Army.

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Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport

The Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport (RNZCT) was a corps within the New Zealand Army that provided logistical support to combat and combat support elements of the Army.

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Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind, now known as Blind Foundation, is a provider of services to blind, deafblind and vision-impaired people in New Zealand.

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Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment

The Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment is the parent administrative regiment of regular and reserve infantry battalions in the New Zealand Army.

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Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps

The Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps (RNZNC) is a corps of the New Zealand Army.

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Royal Observer Corps

The Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was a civil defence organisation intended for the visual detection, identification, tracking and reporting of aircraft over Great Britain.

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Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary

The Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC) is a national police force with jurisdiction throughout all of Papua New Guinea.

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Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers is an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Queen's Division.

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Royal Regiment of Wales

The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Royal Tank Regiment

The Royal Tank Regiment (RTR) is the oldest tank unit in the world, being formed by the British Army in 1916 during the Great War.

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Royal Ulster Constabulary

The Royal Ulster Constabulary was the police force in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 2001.

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Royal Voluntary Service

The Royal Voluntary Service (known as the Women's Voluntary Services (WVS) from 1938 to 1966; Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) from 1966 to 2004 and WRVS from 2004 to 2013) is a voluntary organisation concerned with helping people in need throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Royal Welch Fusiliers

The Royal Welch Fusiliers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla

Saint Christopher, Nevis, and Anguilla was a British colony in the West Indies from 1882 to 1983, consisting of the islands of Anguilla (until 1980), Nevis, and Saint Christopher (or Saint Kitts).

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Save the Children

The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organisation that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.

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Science and Engineering Research Council

The Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) was the UK agency in charge of publicly funded scientific and engineering research activities, including astronomy, biotechnology and biological sciences, space research and particle physics, between 1965 and 1994.

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Scots Guards

The Scots Guards (SG), part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.

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Scottish Office

The Scottish Office was a department of the United Kingdom Government from 1885 until 1999, exercising a wide range of government functions in relation to Scotland under the control of the Secretary of State for Scotland.

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Sea Cadets

Sea Cadets are members of a Sea Cadet Corps, a formal uniformed youth organisation for young people with an interest in water borne activities and or the national Navy.

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Sheffield City Council

Sheffield City Council is the city council for the metropolitan borough of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England.

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Silverstone Circuit

Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury.

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Silverwood Colliery

Silverwood Colliery was a colliery situated between Thrybergh and Ravenfield in Yorkshire, England.

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Small Arms School Corps

The Small Arms School Corps (SASC) is a small corps of the British Army, established in 1853 by Lord Hardinge, and responsible for maintaining the proficiency of the army in the use of small arms, support weapons and range management.

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Smiths Group

Smiths Group plc is a British multinational diversified engineering business headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Somerset County Council

Somerset County Council (established in 1889) is the county council of Somerset in the South West of England, an elected local government authority responsible for the most significant local government services in most of the county.

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South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing South Yorkshire in England.

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Southdown Motor Services

Southdown Motor Services Ltd operates bus and coach services in East and West Sussex and parts of Hampshire, in southern England.

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SSAFA

SSAFA - the Armed Forces charity, formerly known as Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association, is a UK charity that provides lifelong support to serving men and women and veterans from the British Armed Forces and their families or dependents.

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St Margaret's, Westminster

The Church of St Margaret, Westminster Abbey, is situated in the grounds of Westminster Abbey on Parliament Square, and is the Anglican parish church of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom in London.

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St. Andrew's First Aid

St Andrew's First Aid is a charity based in Scotland.

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Staffordshire County Council

Staffordshire County Council is the top-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Staffordshire, England.

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Staffordshire Police

Staffordshire Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent in the West Midlands of England.

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Stanley Rundle

Anthony Stanley Richard Rundle OBE (September 1913 – 17 September 1978) was a British politician and philologist.

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States of Jersey Police

The States of Jersey Police (Police des États de Jersey) is the official police service of Jersey.

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Stephen Egerton (diplomat)

Sir Stephen Loftus Egerton KCMG (21 July 1932 – 7 September 2006) was a British diplomat from the Egerton family.

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Stoneleigh Park

Stoneleigh Park is a business park previously known as the National Agricultural Centre in Warwickshire, in the West Midlands (region) of England, located south west of the village of Stoneleigh.

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Strathclyde Police

Strathclyde Police was the territorial police force responsible for the Scottish council areas of Argyll and Bute, City of Glasgow, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire and West Dunbartonshire (The former Strathclyde local government region) between 1975 and 2013.

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Supreme Court of Victoria

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the superior court for the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Surrey Police

Surrey Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the county of Surrey in South East England.

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Swan Hunter

Swan Hunter, formerly known as "Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson", is a shipbuilding design, engineering, and management company, based in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear.

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Sydney Cohen

Sydney Cohen CBE, FRS (18 September 1921 – 25 July 2017) was Professor of Chemical Pathology, Guy's Hospital Medical School, and an authority on malaria.

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Tasman Sea

The Tasman Sea (Māori: Te Tai-o-Rehua) is a marginal sea of the South Pacific Ocean, situated between Australia and New Zealand.

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Teesport

Teesport is a large sea port located in the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland, in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, Northern England.

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Thames Television

Thames Television was a franchise holder for a region of the British ITV television network serving London and surrounding area on weekdays from 30 July 1968 until the night of 31 December 1992.

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Thames Water Authority

The Thames Water Authority was one of ten regional water authorities created in the UK in 1975 to bring together all the water management functions of the region in one public body.

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The Light Infantry

The Light Infantry was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Light Division.

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The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion (RBL), sometimes called The British Legion or The Legion, is a British charity providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.

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The Sun (United Kingdom)

The Sun is a tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

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Times & Citizen

The Times & Citizen is a free local newspaper published on Thursdays in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.

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Timothy Creasey

General Sir Timothy May Creasey (21 September 1923 – 5 October 1986) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding of the British Army in Northern Ireland, as well as the commander of the Sultan of Oman's Armed Forces.

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Toby Robertson

Toby Robertson OBE (29 November 1928, London - 4 July 2012, London) was the artistic director of the Prospect Theatre Company from 1964 to 1978.

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Tom Hartrey

Thomas Augustine "Tom" Hartrey MBE (31 January 1901 – 17 November 1983) was an Australian politician.

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Tom Hopkinson

Sir Henry Thomas "Tom" Hopkinson (19 April 1905 – 20 June 1990) was a British journalist, picture magazine editor, author, and teacher.

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Tom Stoppard

Sir Tom Stoppard (born Tomáš Straussler; 3 July 1937) is a Czech-born British playwright and screenwriter.

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Trades Union Congress

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) is a national trade union centre, a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, representing the majority of trade unions.

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Transport and General Workers' Union

The Transport and General Workers' Union (TGWU or T&G) was one of the largest general trade unions in the United Kingdom and Ireland - where it was known as the Amalgamated Transport and General Workers' Union (ATGWU) to differentiate itself from the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union - with 900,000 members (and was once the largest trade union in the world).

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Trelissick Garden

Trelissick Garden (Lowarth Trelesyk) is a garden in the ownership of the National Trust at Feock, near Truro, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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Trevor Martin (umpire)

William Trevor Martin (19 February 1925 – 4 August 2017) was a New Zealand Test cricket umpire.

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Trostre Steelworks

Trostre Steelworks is a tinplate manufacturing facility located in Pemberton, Carmarthenshire, just outside Llanelli, West Wales.

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Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands (and), or TCI for short, are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the Atlantic Ocean and northern West Indies.

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Twinings

Twinings is an English marketer of tea, based in Andover, Hampshire.

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UK Chamber of Shipping

The UK Chamber of Shipping is the trade body for shipping in the United Kingdom, representing over 140 shipping companies.

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Ulster University

Ulster University (Ollscoil Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr Universitie or Ulstèr Varsitie), officially the University of Ulster, is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians

The Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (UCATT) was a British and Irish trade union, operating in the construction industry.

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United Biscuits

United Biscuits ("UB") is a British multinational food manufacturer, makers of McVitie's biscuits, Jacob's Cream Crackers, and Twiglets.

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United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is a UK government research organisation responsible for the development of nuclear fusion power.

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United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation

The United Kingdom Warning and Monitoring Organisation (UKWMO) was a British civilian organisation operating to provide UK military and civilian authorities with data on nuclear explosions and forecasts of fallout across the country in the event of nuclear war.

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United Nations Association

The United Nations Associations are non-governmental organizations that exist in various countries to enhance the relationship between the people of member states and the United Nations to raise public awareness of the UN and its work, to promote the general goals of the UN.

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University of London

The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.

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University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia.

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University of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales (UNSW; branded as UNSW Sydney) is an Australian public research university located in the Sydney suburb of Kensington.

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University of Otago

The University of Otago (Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo) is a collegiate university located in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

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University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

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Vale of White Horse

The Vale of White Horse is a local government district of Oxfordshire in England.

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Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering

Vickers Shipbuilding and Engineering, Ltd (VSEL) was a shipbuilding company based at Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria in northwest England that built warships, civilian ships, submarines and armaments.

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Victoria Police

Victoria Police is the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia.

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VT Group

VT Group is a privately held United States defence and services company, with its origins in a former British shipbuilding group, previously known as Vosper Thornycroft.

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Wallace Arnold

Wallace Arnold was one of the UK's largest holiday motorcoach tour operators.

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Walter Crocker

Sir Walter Russell Crocker (25 March 190214 November 2002) was an Australian diplomat, writer and war veteran.

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Walter Winterbottom

Sir Walter Winterbottom, CBE (31 March 1913 – 16 February 2002) was the first manager of the England football team (1946–1962) and FA Director of Coaching.

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Warwickshire Police

Warwickshire Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing Warwickshire in England.

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Welsh Office

The Welsh Office (Swyddfa Gymreig) was a department in the Government of the United Kingdom with responsibilities for Wales.

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West Mercia Police

West Mercia Police, formerly known as West Mercia Constabulary, is the territorial police force responsible for policing the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire (including Telford and Wrekin) and Worcestershire in England.

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West Midlands Police

West Midlands Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the metropolitan county of West Midlands in England.

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West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing West Yorkshire in England.

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Western Australia Police

The Western Australia Police Force, colloquially WAPOL, provides police services throughout the state of Western Australia, an area of 2.5 million square kilometres, the world's largest non-federated area of jurisdiction, with a population of only 2.4 million, of which 1.94 million reside in the Perth Metropolitan Region.

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Westminster Hospital

Westminster Hospital was a hospital in London, England, founded in 1719.

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Wicken Fen

Wicken Fen is a 254.5 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Wicken in Cambridgeshire.

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William Collins, Sons

William Collins, Sons (often referred to as Collins) was a Scottish printing and publishing company founded by a Presbyterian schoolmaster, William Collins, in Glasgow in 1819, in partnership with Charles Chalmers, the younger brother of Thomas Chalmers, minister of Tron Church, Glasgow.

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William Parker Morrell

William Parker Morrell, CBE (20 November 1899–27 April 1986) was a notable New Zealand historian and university professor.

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Wiltshire County Council

Wiltshire County Council (established in 1889) was the county council of Wiltshire in the South West of England, an elected local Government body responsible for most local government services in the county.

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Women's Royal Naval Service

The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS; popularly and officially known as the Wrens) was the women's branch of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.

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Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment

The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot) (abbreviated as WFR) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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World Wide Pictures (UK)

World Wide Pictures is a film, television and multimedia production company established in 1935.

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Worthington-Simpson

Worthington-Simpson was a British pump manufacturer.

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Yeomen of the Guard

The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard are a bodyguard of the British Monarch.

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York Minster

The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, commonly known as York Minster, is the cathedral of York, England, and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.

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10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles

The 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles, (abbreviated to 10 GR), was originally a rifle regiment of the British Indian Army comprising Gurkha soldiers of Nepalese origin.

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13th/18th Royal Hussars

The 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

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160 Transport Regiment RLC

160 Transport Regiment Royal Logistic Corps (Volunteers), was a regiment of the Territorial Army in the United Kingdom.

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1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards

1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG) is a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

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6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles

The 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles was a rifle regiment of the British Indian Army comprising Gurkha soldiers of Nepalese origin, before being transferred to the British Army following India's independence.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1978_New_Year_Honours

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