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Commander Archibald Bruce Campbell (21 January 1881 – 11 April 1966) was a British naval officer and radio broadcaster, born in Peckham, London.
Admiral is one of the highest ranks in some navies, and in many navies is the highest rank.
Admiral-Lord Mountevans rules are a set of professional wrestling rules mainly used in British wrestling.
Amateur wrestling is the most widespread form of sport wrestling.
Sir Edward Atholl Oakeley, 7th Baronet of Shrewsbury (31 May 1900 – January 1987), known under the ring name Atholl Oakeley was a British professional wrestler and wrestling promoter who was one of the pioneers of professional wrestling in the United Kingdom.
The British Heavyweight Championship is a top British wrestling championship found throughout the country's circuit.
Catch wrestling is a classical hybrid grappling style and combat sport developed in Britain circa 1870.
A committee (or "commission") is a body of one or more persons that is subordinate to a deliberative assembly.
Admiral Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans (28 October 1880H. G. Thursfield, ‘Evans, Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell, first Baron Mountevans (1880–1957)’, rev. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2011. – 20 August 1957), known as "Teddy" Evans, was a British naval officer and Antarctic explorer.
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.
Freestyle wrestling is a style of amateur wrestling that is practiced throughout the world.
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable nomenclature throughout its existence.
Hardcore wrestling is a form of professional wrestling where disqualifications, count-outs, and all other different rules do not apply.
Jack Pye, also known as Dirty Jack Pye, Filthy Jack Pye and The Doncaster Panther, was an English professional wrestler and actor from Doncaster, England.
John E. "Jack" Sherry was a two sport star at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State).
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected.
Maurice Webb PC (26 September 1904 – 10 June 1956) was a British Labour Party politician.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.
Mythologies is a 1957 book by Roland Barthes.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.
Professional wrestling in the United Kingdom spans over one hundred years but became popular when the then new independent television network ITV began showing it in 1955, firstly on Saturday afternoons and then also in a late-night midweek slot.
Professional wrestling in the United States, until the 1920s, was viewed as a legitimate sport.
Roland Gérard Barthes (12 November 1915 – 26 March 1980) was a French literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician.
Submission wrestling (also known as submission fighting, submission grappling, sport grappling, or simply as no-gi) or combat wrestling (in Japan), is a form of competition and a general term for martial arts and combat sports that focus on clinch and ground fighting with the aim of obtaining a submission through the use of submission holds.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Brains Trust was a popular informational BBC radio and later television programme in the United Kingdom during the 1940s and 1950s, on which a panel of experts tried to answer questions sent in by the audience.
The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is a nonprofit news organization that publishes daily articles in electronic format as well as a weekly print edition.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
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.
Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.