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The Anglo-Egyptian War (al-āḥalāl al-Brīṭānnī al-Miṣr) occurred in 1882 between Egyptian and Sudanese forces under Ahmed ‘Urabi and the United Kingdom.
The second Battle of Arklow took place during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 on 9 June when a force of United Irishmen from Wexford, estimated at 10,000 strong, launched an assault into County Wicklow, on the British-held town of Arklow, in an attempt to spread the rebellion into Wicklow and to threaten the capital of Dublin.
The Battle of Balaclava, fought on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War, was part of Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855) to capture the port and fortress of Sevastopol, Russia's principal naval base on the Black Sea.
The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World War.
The Battle of Naas took place in Ireland on 24 May 1798.
The Battle of Prosperous is the name given to a military engagement between the forces of the British Crown and the United Irishmen during the 1798 rebellion.
The Battle of Steenkerque (Steenkerque also spelled Steenkerke or Steenkirk) was fought on 3 August 1692, as a part of the Nine Years' War.
The Battle of Tel El Kebir was fought between the Egyptian army led by Ahmed Urabi and the British military near Tell El Kebir.
The Battle of the Boyne (Cath na Bóinne) was a battle in 1690 between the forces of the deposed King James II of England, and those of Dutch Prince William of Orange who, with his wife Mary II (his cousin and James's daughter), had acceded to the Crowns of England and Scotland in 1688.
The Battle of Tubberneering (also Tuberneering or Toberanierin) was a battle of the Wexford Rebellion fought on 4 June 1798 between Crown forces and United Irish insurgents, at Tubberneering (modern townlands of Toberanierin North and Toberanierin South) south of Gorey in the north of County Wexford.
The Battle of Vinegar Hill (Irish: Cath Chnoc Fhíodh na gCaor), was an engagement during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 on 21 June 1798 when over 13,000 British soldiers launched an attack on Vinegar Hill outside Enniscorthy, County Wexford, the largest camp and headquarters of the Wexford United Irish rebels.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
The British cavalry were the first British Army units to see action during the First World War.
The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British Army sent to the Western Front during the First World War.
Casteau is a village of Belgium in the French-speaking region.
There are currently nine regular cavalry regiments of the British Army, of these, two serve as armoured regiments, three as armoured cavalry regiments, three as light cavalry and one as a mounted ceremonial regiment.
Major Charles Beck Hornby DSO JP (7 February 1883 – 10 January 1949) was an officer in the British Army.
Colonel Charles Godfrey (b. 1646 in Westminster; d. 23 February 1714 in Bath, Somerset) was MP for one short Parliament for Malmesbury and a few months later was elected for Wycombe (also known as Chipping Wycombe) which he co-represented for 22 years.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Crimean War (or translation) was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia.
The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
Earl of Roden is a title in the Peerage of Ireland.
Lieutenant General Sir Edward Cecil Bethune, (23 June 1855 – 2 November 1930) was a British Army officer who raised and led his own regiment, Bethune's Mounted Infantry, in the Second Boer War and directed the Territorials in the First World War.
General Sir Edward Cooper Hodge (19 April 1810 – 10 December 1894) was a British Army officer.
Field marshal (or field-marshal, abbreviated as FM) is a very senior military rank, ordinarily senior to the general officer ranks.
A general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations' air forces or marines.
General Sir George Anson, GCB (1769 – 4 November 1849), was a British officer and politician from the Anson family.
General George Warde (24 November 1725 – 11 March 1803) was a British Army officer.
Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clement Wilkinson KCB (1837–1908) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding North Eastern District.
General Sir Henry Fane (26 November 177824 March 1840) commanded brigades under Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington during several battles during the Peninsular War, and served both as a member of Parliament and Commander-in-Chief of India.
Brigadier-General Horace Somerville Sewell, CMG, DSO & bar (1881–1953) was an officer in the British Army during World War I, notable for his mixed-race ancestry.
The invasion of France in 1795 or the Battle of Quiberon was a major landing on the Quiberon peninsula by émigré, counter-revolutionary troops in support of the Chouannerie and Vendée Revolt, beginning on 23 June and finally definitively repulsed on 21 July.
The Irish military diaspora refers to the many people of either Irish birth or extraction (see Irish diaspora) who have served in overseas military forces, regardless of rank, duration of service, or success.
The Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Éirí Amach 1798), also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion (Éirí Amach na nÉireannach Aontaithe), was an uprising against British rule in Ireland lasting from May to September 1798.
General Sir James Charles Chatterton, 3rd Baronet, (10th December 17945 January 1874) was a British Army officer and politician; he was the third of the Chatterton baronets of Castle Mahon.
Lieutenant General James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton and 1st Duke of Brandon (11 April 1658 – 15 November 1712) was a Scottish nobleman, the Premier Peer of Scotland, and Keeper of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
James Johnston (21 May 1721 – 26 November 1795) was a general of the British Army, colonel of the Royal Horse Guards (the Blues) and colonel of the Scots Greys.
James Johnston (~1721 – 13 December 1797) was a general in the British Army.
Field Marshal James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley and 1st Baron Kilmaine, PC (1682 – 14 July 1774), was an Irish officer in the British Army.
Lieutenant-General John Brown (died 1762) was a British Army officer.
Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.
The Monmouth Rebellion, also known as The Revolt of the West or The West Country rebellion, was an attempt to overthrow James II, the Duke of York.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Lieutenant-General Owen Wynne (1665–1737) was an Irish officer in the British Army, and a member of the Parliament of Ireland.
The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire (as well as the allied powers of the Spanish Empire), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.
In the Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo, (7–20 January 1812) the Viscount Wellington's Anglo-Portuguese Army besieged the city's French garrison under General of Brigade Jean Léonard Barrié.
General Sir John "Black Jack" Slade, 1st Baronet, (31 December 1762 – 13 August 1859) served as a general officer in the British Army during the Peninsular War.
The Bodley Head is an English publishing house, founded in 1887 and existing as an independent entity until the 1970s.
Thomas Pearce, P.C. (~1670 1739), was an English army officer, a privy councillor and a member of parliament.
The Tower Street drill hall is a military installation in York.
The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.
The Williamite War in Ireland (1688–1691) (Cogadh an Dá Rí, meaning "war of the two kings"), was a conflict between Jacobites (supporters of the Catholic King James II of England and Ireland, VII of Scotland) and Williamites (supporters of the Dutch Protestant Prince William of Orange) over who would be monarch of the Kingdom of England, the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of Ireland.
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.
York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
The 1st Cavalry Division was a regular Division of the British Army during the First World War where it fought on the Western Front.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
The 2nd Cavalry Brigade was a brigade of the British Army.
The 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment of the British Army formed in 1922.
The 7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1688 as Lord Cavendish's Regiment of Horse.