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2nd Devonshire Artillery Volunteers

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The 2nd Devonshire Artillery Volunteers was a unit of the British Volunteer Force and Territorial Army. [1]

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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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Baron St Levan

Baron St Levan, of St Michael's Mount in the County of Cornwall, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Captain (British Army and Royal Marines)

Captain (Capt) is a junior officer rank of the British Army and Royal Marines and in both services it ranks above lieutenant and below major with a NATO ranking code of OF-2.

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Dartmouth, Devon

Dartmouth is a town and civil parish in the English county of Devon.

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Devon

Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Devonport, Plymouth

Devonport, formerly named Plymouth Dock or just Dock, is a district of Plymouth in the English county of Devon, although it was, at one time, the more important settlement.

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Devonshire Regiment

The Devonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army which served under various titles and served in many wars and conflicts from 1685 to 1958, such as the Second Boer War, the First World War and the Second World War.

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Drake's Island

Drake's Island is a island lying in Plymouth Sound, the stretch of water south of the city of Plymouth, Devon, England.

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Dunkirk evacuation

The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, and also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers during World War II from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, in the north of France, between 26 May and 4 June 1940.

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Falmouth, Cornwall

Falmouth (Aberfala) is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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Haldane Reforms

The Haldane Reforms were a series of far-ranging reforms of the British Army made from 1906 to 1912, and named after the Secretary of State for War, Richard Burdon Haldane.

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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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Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

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Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe is a seaside resort and civil parish on the North Devon coast, England, with a small harbour surrounded by cliffs.

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Keyham, Devon

Keyham is a Victorian-built area of Plymouth in the English county of Devon.

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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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Lynmouth

Lynmouth is a village in Devon, England, on the northern edge of Exmoor.

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Militia (United Kingdom)

The Militia of the United Kingdom were the military reserve forces of the United Kingdom after the Union in 1801 of the former Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of Ireland.

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Mount Batten

Mount Batten is a 24-metre (80-ft) tall outcrop of rock on a 600-metre (2000-ft) peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon, England, named after Sir William Batten (c.1600-1667), MP and Surveyor of the Navy.

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Newhaven, East Sussex

Newhaven is a town in the Lewes District of East Sussex in England.

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Occupation of Iceland

The Occupation of Iceland during World War II began with a British invasion intent on occupying and denying Iceland to Germany.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Plymouth College

Plymouth College is a co-educational independent school in Plymouth, Devon, England, for day and boarding pupils from the ages of 3 to 18.

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Plymouth Sound

Plymouth Sound, or locally just The Sound, is a bay on the English Channel at Plymouth in England.

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Plympton

Plympton, or Plympton Maurice or Plympton St Maurice or Plympton St Mary or Plympton Erle, in south-western Devon, is a populous, north-eastern suburb of the city of Plymouth of which it officially became part, along with Plymstock, in 1967.

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Redruth

Redruth (Resrudh) is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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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 Garrison Artillery

The Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA) was formed in 1899 as a distinct arm of the British Army's Royal Regiment of Artillery serving alongside the other two arms of the Regiment, the Royal Field Artillery (RFA) and the Royal Horse Artillery (RHA).

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Royal Victorian Order

The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.

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Salcombe

Salcombe is a popular resort town in the South Hams district of Devon, south west England.

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Sir William Pearce, 2nd Baronet

Sir William George Pearce, 2nd Baronet (23 July 1861 – 2 November 1907) was a British industrialist and Conservative Party politician.

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Territorial Force

The Territorial Force was a part-time volunteer organisation, created in 1908 to help meet the military needs of the United Kingdom (UK) without resorting to conscription.

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Volunteer Force

The Volunteer Force was a citizen army of part-time rifle, artillery and engineer corps, created as a popular movement throughout the British Empire in 1859.

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Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor

Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor, DL (19 May 1879 – 30 September 1952) was an American-born English politician and newspaper proprietor.

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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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World War II

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.

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1st Cornwall (Duke of Cornwall's) Artillery Volunteers

The 1st Cornwall (Duke of Cornwall's) Artillery Volunteers were formed in 1860 as a response to a French invasion threat.

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1st Devonshire Artillery Volunteers

The 1st Devonshire Artillery Volunteers and its successor units served in the British Army's Reserve Forces from 1859 to 1961.

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10th (Salcombe) Devonshire Artillery Volunteer Corps, 12th (Devonport Dockyard) Devonshire Artillery Volunteer Corps, 13th (Keyham) Devonshire Artillery Volunteer Corps, 2nd Administrative Brigade, Devonshire Artillery Volunteers, 2nd Devonshire Royal Garrison Artillery (Volunteers), 2nd Devonshire Volunteer Artillery, 407th (Devon) Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, 408th (Devon) Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, 408th (Devon) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, 566th (Devon and Cornwall) Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, 567th (Devon) Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, 568th (Devon) Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, 6th (Dartmouth) Devonshire Artillery Volunteer Corps, Devonshire Coast Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery, Devonshire Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery, Devonshire Royal Garrison Artillery, Devonshire and Cornwall Heavy Brigade, Royal Artillery.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2nd_Devonshire_Artillery_Volunteers

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