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Major General Alastair David Arton Duncan CBE, DSO (22 October 1952 – 24 July 2016) was a British army officer.
The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (Princess Louise's) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed from 1881 until amalgamation into the Royal Regiment of Scotland on 28 March 2006, from when it became a single battalion in the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
Bagheera (बघीरा; بگھیرا Baghīrā/Bagīdah) is a fictional character in Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli stories in the Jungle Book (coll. 1894) and the Second Jungle Book (coll. 1895).
The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World War.
The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 SCOTS) is an infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
There have been two formations named British Army of the Rhine (BAOR).
The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) was a rifle regiment of the British Army, the only regiment of rifles amongst the Scottish regiments of infantry.
Catterick Garrison is a major garrison and town south of Richmond in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England.
Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
County Antrim (named after the town of Antrim)) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland. Adjoined to the north-east shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of and has a population of about 618,000. County Antrim has a population density of 203 people per square kilometre or 526 people per square mile. It is also one of the thirty-two traditional counties of Ireland, as well as part of the historic province of Ulster. The Glens of Antrim offer isolated rugged landscapes, the Giant's Causeway is a unique landscape and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bushmills produces whiskey, and Portrush is a popular seaside resort and night-life area. The majority of Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, is in County Antrim, with the remainder being in County Down. It is currently one of only two counties of Ireland to have a majority of the population from a Protestant background, according to the 2001 census. The other is County Down to the south.
Major General Charles Dair Farrar-Hockley, (born 2 December 1946) is a retired British Army soldier, and a former Director General of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
The 2003 Defence White Paper, titled Delivering Security in a Changing World, set out the future structure of the British military, and was preceded by the 1998 Strategic Defence Review (SDR) and the 2002 SDR New Chapter, which responded to the immediate challenges to security in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in 2001.
Major General Sir Evelyn John Webb-Carter, (born 30 January 1946) is a retired senior British Army officer.
General Sir George Leslie Conroy Cooper (born 10 August 1925) is a former Adjutant-General to the Forces.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Major-General (Norman) Hamish Rollo CBE (21 May 1955 – 26 March 2009) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding, Theatre Troops.
General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, (26 May 1858 – 12 August 1930) was a senior British Army officer.
Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.
General Sir James Malcolm Glover, KCB, DL (25 March 1929 – 4 June 2000) was a former Commander in Chief, UK Land Forces.
The L118 light gun is a 105 mm towed field gun.
Light infantry is a designation applied to certain types of foot soldiers (infantry) throughout history, typically having lighter equipment or armament or a more mobile or fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry.
Lisburn (or; meaning "fort of the stream", probably) is a city in Northern Ireland.
The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire, Worcesters and Foresters, and Staffords) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, which is recruited from five of the counties that formed the ancient kingdom of Mercia.
The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1966.
Operation Banner was the operational name for the British Armed Forces' operation in Northern Ireland from August 1969 to July 2007, as part of the Troubles.
Operation Herrick is the codename under which all British operations in the War in Afghanistan were conducted from 2002 to the end of combat operations in 2014.
Operation Panchai Palang, or Panther's Claw, was a British-led military operation of the Afghan War in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan.
Operation Telic (Op TELIC) was the codename under which all of the United Kingdom's military operations in Iraq were conducted between the start of the Invasion of Iraq on 19 March 2003 and the withdrawal of the last remaining British forces on 22 May 2011.
Palestine (فلسطين,,; Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Palaestina; פלשתינה. Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia.
Field Marshal Richard Frederick Vincent, Baron Vincent of Coleshill, (born 23 August 1931) is a retired British Army officer.
Major-General Robert Duncan Seaton Gordon CMG CBE (born 23 November 1950) is a former British Army officer who commanded 2nd Division.
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.
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.
The Royal Regiment of Scotland is the senior and only Scottish line infantry regiment of the British Army Infantry.
The Royal Welch Fusiliers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.
A standing army, unlike a reserve army, is a permanent, often professional, army.
Major General Stuart Richard Skeates (born 1966) is a British Army officer who serves as Standing Joint Force Commander.
The Rifles is an infantry regiment of the British Army.
Thiepval Barracks in Lisburn, County Antrim, is the headquarters of the British Army in Northern Ireland and its 38th (Irish) Brigade.
Lieutenant General Timothy Paul Evans, (born 21 September 1962) is a British Army officer who served as Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.
Lieutenant General Timothy Buchan Radford, (born 23 February 1963) is a British Army officer who serves as Commander Allied Rapid Reaction Corps and has served as Deputy Commander Resolute Support Mission.
Major-General Timothy Patrick Toyne Sewell DL (born 7 July 1941) is a former British Army officer who became Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
The War in Afghanistan (or the U.S. War in Afghanistan; code named Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (2001–2014) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (2015–present)) followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of October 7, 2001.
The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.
Major-General William ('Bill') Hewitt Moore CBE (born 24 February 1958) is a British Army officer who served as Master-General of the Ordnance.
General Sir William Norman Roy Scotter, (9 February 1922 – 5 February 1981) was Commander-in-Chief, British Army of the Rhine, from September 1978 until October 1980.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 2nd Infantry Division was a Regular Army infantry division of the British Army, with a long history.
3 Commando Brigade is a commando formation of the British Armed Forces and the main manoeuvre formation of the Royal Marines.
The 33rd Division was a New Army infantry division of the British Army formed in 1914 during the First World War as the 40th Division in the K5 Army group then renumbered in April 1915 as part of the new K4 Army Group.
The 3rd (United Kingdom) Division, known at various times as the Iron Division, 3rd (Iron) Division, Monty's Iron Sides or as Iron Sides;Delaforce is a regular army division of the British Army.
40th Regiment Royal Artillery – The Lowland Gunners – was a regiment of the Royal Artillery in the British Army.
The 7th Armoured Brigade was an armoured brigade formation of the British Army.
The 7th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army, first established by The Duke of Wellington as part of the Anglo-Portuguese Army for service in the Peninsular War, and was active also during the First World War from 1914–1919, and in the Second World War from 1938–1939 in Palestine and Egypt.