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1st Guards Brigade (United Kingdom)

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The 1st Guards Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army, formed in the First World War. [1]

53 relations: Armistice of 11 November 1918, Assevent, Battalion, Battle of Cambrai (1917), Battle of Festubert, Battle of Flers–Courcelette, Battle of Loos, Battle of Mons, Battle of Morval, Battle of Passchendaele, Battle of Pilckem Ridge, Battle of Poelcappelle, Battle of the Sambre (1918), Battle of the Selle, Battle of the Somme, Brigade, Brigadier (United Kingdom), British Army, British Expeditionary Force (World War I), Capture of Lesbœufs, Cecil Pereira, Champion de Crespigny baronets, Coldstream Guards, Cologne, First Battle of Passchendaele, First Battle of the Aisne, First Battle of the Marne, First Battle of Ypres, Geoffrey Feilding, George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys (British Army officer), German Army (German Empire), Grenadier Guards, Guards Division (United Kingdom), Guards Machine Gun Regiment, Hindenburg Line, Hohenzollern Redoubt, Infantry, Irish Guards, Lieutenant colonel (United Kingdom), London District (British Army), Maubeuge, Napoleonic Wars, Operation Michael, Regular army, Second Battle of the Somme (1918), Spring Offensive, Western Front (World War I), World War I, 2nd Guards Brigade (United Kingdom), 2nd Infantry Division (United Kingdom), ..., 3rd Guards Brigade (United Kingdom), 4th Guards Brigade (United Kingdom), 4th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom). Expand index (3 more) »

Armistice of 11 November 1918

The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War I between the Allies and their last opponent, Germany.

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Assevent

Assevent is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Battle of Cambrai (1917)

The Battle of Cambrai (Battle of Cambrai, 1917, First Battle of Cambrai and Schlacht von Cambrai) was a British attack followed by the biggest German counter-attack against the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) since 1914, in the First World War.

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Battle of Festubert

The Battle of Festubert (15–25 May 1915) was an attack by the British army in the Artois region of France on the western front during World War I. The offensive formed part of a series of attacks by the French Tenth Army and the British First Army in the Second Battle of Artois.

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Battle of Flers–Courcelette

The Battle of Flers–Courcelette was fought during the Battle of the Somme in France, by the French Sixth Army and the British Fourth Army and Reserve Army, against the German 1st Army, during the First World War.

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Battle of Loos

The Battle of Loos was a battle that took place from 1915 in France on the Western Front, during the First World War.

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Battle of Mons

The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World War.

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Battle of Morval

The Battle of Morval, 25–28 September 1916, was an attack during the Battle of the Somme by the British Fourth Army on the villages of Morval, Gueudecourt and Lesbœufs held by the German 1st Army, which had been the final objectives of the Battle of Flers–Courcelette (15–22 September).

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Battle of Passchendaele

The Battle of Passchendaele (Flandernschlacht, Deuxième Bataille des Flandres), also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

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Battle of Pilckem Ridge

The Battle of Pilckem Ridge (31 July – 2 August 1917) was the opening attack of the Third Battle of Ypres in the First World War.

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Battle of Poelcappelle

The Battle of Poelcappelle was fought in Flanders, Belgium, on 9 October 1917 by the British and German armies, during the First World War and marked the end of the string of highly successful British attacks in late September and early October, during the Third Battle of Ypres.

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Battle of the Sambre (1918)

The Second Battle of the Sambre (4 November 1918) (which included the Second Battle of Guise (2ème Bataille de Guise) and the Battle of Thiérache (Bataille de Thiérache) was part of the final European Allied offensives of World War I.

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Battle of the Selle

The Battle of the Selle (17–25 October 1918) was a battle between Allied forces and the German Army, fought during the Hundred Days Offensive of World War I.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and France against the German Empire.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Brigadier (United Kingdom)

Brigadier (Brig) is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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British Expeditionary Force (World War I)

The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British Army sent to the Western Front during the First World War.

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Capture of Lesbœufs

Lesbœufs is a village on the D 74 between Gueudecourt and Morval, about north-east of Amiens; Le Transloy lies to the north-west and Bapaume is to the north.

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Cecil Pereira

Major-General Sir Cecil Edward Pereira KCB CMG (24 July 1869 – 26 October 1942) was a British Army officer who commanded 2nd Division during World War I.

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Champion de Crespigny baronets

The Champion de Crespigny Baronetcy, of Champion Lodge, Camberwell, in the County of Surrey, was a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.

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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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Cologne

Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).

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First Battle of Passchendaele

The First Battle of Passchendaele took place on 12 October 1917, in the Ypres Salient of the Western Front, west of Passchendaele village.

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First Battle of the Aisne

The First Battle of the Aisne (1re Bataille de l'Aisne) was the Allied follow-up offensive against the right wing of the German First Army (led by Alexander von Kluck) and the Second Army (led by Karl von Bülow) as they retreated after the First Battle of the Marne earlier in September 1914.

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First Battle of the Marne

The Battle of the Marne (Première bataille de la Marne, also known as the Miracle of the Marne, Le Miracle de la Marne) was a World War I battle fought from It resulted in an Allied victory against the German armies in the west.

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First Battle of Ypres

The First Battle of Ypres (Première Bataille des Flandres Erste Flandernschlacht, was a battle of the First World War, fought on the Western Front around Ypres, in West Flanders, Belgium, during October and November 1914.

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Geoffrey Feilding

Major General Sir Geoffrey Percy Thynne Feilding, (21 September 1866 – 21 October 1932) was a senior British Army officer who served as Major-General commanding the Brigade of Guards and General Officer Commanding London District from 1918 to 1920.

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George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys (British Army officer)

General George Darell Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys, (8 March 1878 – 19 December 1960) was a British military commander and Conservative Member of Parliament.

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German Army (German Empire)

The Imperial German Army (Deutsches Heer) was the name given to the combined land and air forces of the German Empire (excluding the Marine-Fliegerabteilung maritime aviation formations of the Imperial German Navy).

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Grenadier Guards

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

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Guards Division (United Kingdom)

The Guards Division was an infantry division of the British Army that was formed in the Great War in France in 1915 from battalions of the elite Guards regiments from the Regular Army.

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Guards Machine Gun Regiment

The Guards Machine Gun Regiment was a regiment of the British Army.

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Hindenburg Line

The Hindenburg Line (Siegfriedstellung or Siegfried Position) was a German defensive position of World War I, built during the winter of 1916–1917 on the Western Front, from Arras to Laffaux, near Soissons on the Aisne.

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Hohenzollern Redoubt

The Hohenzollern Redoubt (Hohenzollernwerk) was a defensive strongpoint of the German 6th Army on the Western Front during World War I, at Auchy-les-Mines near Loos-en-Gohelle in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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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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Lieutenant colonel (United Kingdom)

Lieutenant colonel (Lt Col), is a rank in the British Army and Royal Marines which is also used in many Commonwealth countries.

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London District (British Army)

London District (LONDIST) is the name given by the British Army to the area of operations encompassing the Greater London area.

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Maubeuge

Maubeuge (historical Mabuse or Malbode) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.

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Operation Michael

Operation Michael was a major German military offensive during the First World War that began the Spring Offensive on 21 March 1918.

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Regular army

A regular army is the official army of a state or country (the official armed forces), contrasting with irregular forces, such as volunteer irregular militias, private armies, mercenaries, etc.

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Second Battle of the Somme (1918)

The Second Battle of the Somme of 1918 was fought during the First World War on the Western Front from late August to early September, in the basin of the River Somme.

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Spring Offensive

The 1918 Spring Offensive, or Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle), also known as the Ludendorff Offensive, was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, beginning on 21 March 1918, which marked the deepest advances by either side since 1914.

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Western Front (World War I)

The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.

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World War I

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.

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2nd Guards Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Guards Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army, formed in the First World War.

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2nd Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Infantry Division was a Regular Army infantry division of the British Army, with a long history.

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3rd Guards Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 3rd Guards Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army in World War I. It was formed in France in August 1915 with two battalions already on the Continent and another two from England.

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4th Guards Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 4th Guards Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army.

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4th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 4th Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army that served in both First and Second World Wars.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Guards_Brigade_(United_Kingdom)

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