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4th Guards Brigade (United Kingdom)

Index 4th Guards Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 4th Guards Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army. [1]

30 relations: Armistice of 11 November 1918, Artillery battery, Battalion, Battle of the Lys (1918), Brigade, Brigadier general, British Army, British Expeditionary Force (World War I), Cavalry Corps (United Kingdom), Coldstream Guards, Company (military unit), Grenadier Guards, Guards Division (United Kingdom), Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Infantry, Irish Guards, Lesley James Probyn Butler, Lieutenant colonel (United Kingdom), Machine gun, Machine Gun Corps, Maubeuge, Reginald Brabazon, 13th Earl of Meath, Stokes mortar, Western Front (World War I), World War I, 1st Guards Brigade (United Kingdom), 2nd Guards Brigade (United Kingdom), 31st Division (United Kingdom), 3rd Guards Brigade (United Kingdom), 94th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom).

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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Artillery battery

In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of artillery, mortars, rocket artillery, multiple rocket launchers, surface to surface missiles, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles etc, so grouped to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Battle of the Lys (1918)

The Battle of the Lys, also known as the Lys Offensive, the Fourth Battle of Ypres, the Fourth Battle of Flanders and Operation Georgette (Batalha de La Lys and 3ème Bataille des Flandres), was part of the 1918 German offensive in Flanders during World War I, also known as the Spring Offensive.

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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 general

Brigadier general (Brig. Gen.) is a senior rank in the armed forces.

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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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Cavalry Corps (United Kingdom)

The Cavalry Corps was a cavalry corps of the British Army in the First World War.

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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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Company (military unit)

A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 80–150 soldiers and usually commanded by a major or a captain.

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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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Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, (10 December 1891 – 16 June 1969) was a senior British Army officer who served with distinction in both the First World War and the Second World War and, afterwards, as Governor General of Canada, the 17th since Canadian Confederation.

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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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Lesley James Probyn Butler

Brigadier-General the Honourable Lesley James Probyn Butler was an officer of the Irish Guards.

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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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Machine gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.

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Machine Gun Corps

The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in the First World War.

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Maubeuge

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

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Reginald Brabazon, 13th Earl of Meath

Brigadier-General Reginald Le Normand Brabazon, 13th Earl of Meath CBE, DL (24 November 1869 – 10 March 1949), known as Lord Ardee from 1887 to 1929, was an Anglo-Irish soldier.

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Stokes mortar

The Stokes mortar was a British trench mortar invented by Sir Wilfred Stokes KBE that was issued to the British, Empire and U.S. armies, as well as the Portuguese Expeditionary Corps (CEP), during the later half of the First World War.

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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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1st Guards Brigade (United Kingdom)

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

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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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31st Division (United Kingdom)

The 31st Division was an infantry division of the British Army.

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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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94th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 94th Infantry Brigade was a British Army brigade formed during the First World War as part of the British 31st Division.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4th_Guards_Brigade_(United_Kingdom)

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