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Desmond Anderson

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Lieutenant-General Sir Desmond Francis Anderson (5 July 1885 – 29 January 1967) was a senior British Army officer in both World War I and World War II. [1]

44 relations: Adjutant, Aldershot Command, Assistant Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom), Baghdad, Battle of the Somme, British Army, Captain (British Army and Royal Marines), Charles Hudson (VC), Company commander, Devonshire Regiment, Distinguished Service Order, Dunham Massey, East Yorkshire Regiment, Eastern Command (United Kingdom), Edmond Schreiber, Henry Curtis (British Army officer), Herbert Lumsden, II Corps (United Kingdom), III Corps (United Kingdom), Imperial War Museum, Iraqforce, James Marshall-Cornwall, Legion of Honour, Lieutenant-general (United Kingdom), List of schools in Crawley, West Sussex, Mentioned in dispatches, Officer (armed forces), Order of Saint Stanislaus (House of Romanov), Order of St Michael and St George, Order of the Bath, Order of the British Empire, Persia and Iraq Command, Ronald Scobie, Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Second lieutenant, Tenth Army (United Kingdom), War Office, Warwickshire College Group, Western Front (World War I), World War I, World War II, 45th Infantry Division (United Kingdom), 46th Infantry Division (United Kingdom), 5th Infantry Division (United Kingdom).

Adjutant

Adjutant is a military appointment given to an officer who assists the commanding officer with unit administration.

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Aldershot Command

Aldershot Command was a Home Command of the British Army.

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Assistant Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom)

The Assistant Chief of the General Staff is a senior role in the British Army.

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Baghdad

Baghdad (بغداد) is the capital of Iraq.

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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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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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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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Charles Hudson (VC)

Brigadier Charles Edward Hudson, (29 May 1892 – 4 April 1959) was a British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Company commander

A company commander is the commanding officer of a company; a military unit which typically consists of 100 to 250 soldiers, often organized into three or four smaller units called platoons.

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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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Distinguished Service Order

The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) is a military decoration of the United Kingdom, and formerly of other parts of the Commonwealth of Nations, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.

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Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey is a civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.

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East Yorkshire Regiment

The East Yorkshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1685 as Sir William Clifton's Regiment of Foot and later renamed the 15th Regiment of Foot.

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Eastern Command (United Kingdom)

Eastern Command was a Command of the British Army.

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Edmond Schreiber

Lieutenant-General Sir Edmund Charles Acton Schreiber, (30 April 1890 – 8 October 1972) was a senior British Army officer who served in both the First World War and the Second World War.

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Henry Curtis (British Army officer)

Major-General Henry Osborne Curtis CB, DSO, MC, DL (18 November 1888 – 28 January 1964) was a British Army officer who saw service in both World War I and World War II.

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Herbert Lumsden

Lieutenant-General Herbert William Lumsden, & Bar, MC (8 April 1897 – 6 January 1945) was a senior British Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II.

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II Corps (United Kingdom)

II Corps was an army corps of the British Army formed in both the First World War and the Second World War.

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III Corps (United Kingdom)

III Corps was an army corps of the British Army formed in both the First World War and the Second World War.

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Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museums (IWM) is a British national museum organisation with branches at five locations in England, three of which are in London.

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Iraqforce

Iraqforce was a British and Commonwealth formation that came together in the Kingdom of Iraq.

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James Marshall-Cornwall

General Sir James Handyside Marshall-Cornwall KCB, CBE, DSO, MC (27 May 1887 – 25 December 1985) was a British Army officer and linguist.

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Legion of Honour

The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.

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Lieutenant-general (United Kingdom)

Lieutenant general (Lt Gen), formerly more commonly lieutenant-general, is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines.

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List of schools in Crawley, West Sussex

Education in Crawley, West Sussex is co-ordinated by West Sussex County Council.

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Mentioned in dispatches

A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy is described.

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Officer (armed forces)

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.

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Order of Saint Stanislaus (House of Romanov)

The Order of Saint Stanislaus (Polish: Order św. Stanisława, Russian: Орденъ Св. Станислава), also spelled Stanislas, is a Russian dynastic order of knighthood founded as Order of the Knights of Saint Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr in 1765 by King Stanisław II Augustus of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

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Order of St Michael and St George

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a British order of chivalry founded on 28 April 1818 by George, Prince Regent, later King George IV, while he was acting as regent for his father, King George III.

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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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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Persia and Iraq Command

The Persia and Iraq Command was a Command of the British Army established during the Second World War in September 1942 in Baghdad.

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Ronald Scobie

Lieutenant General Sir Ronald MacKenzie Scobie KBE, CB, MC (8 June 1893 – 23 February 1969) was a senior British Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II, where he commanded the 70th Infantry Division and later III Corps.

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Royal Military College, Sandhurst

The Royal Military College (RMC), founded in 1801 and established in 1802 at Great Marlow and High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, England, but moved in October 1812 to Sandhurst, Berkshire, was a British Army military academy for training infantry and cavalry officers of the British and Indian Armies.

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Second lieutenant

Second lieutenant (called lieutenant in some countries) is a junior commissioned officer military rank in many armed forces, comparable to NATO OF-1b rank.

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Tenth Army (United Kingdom)

The Tenth Army was a field army of the British Army during the Second World War created in Iraq and formed from the major part of "Paiforce" (Persia and Iraq Force).

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War Office

The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between 1857 and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence.

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Warwickshire College Group

Warwickshire College Group is the managing body that administers several colleges of further education in the English West Midlands, namely in the counties of Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

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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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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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45th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 45th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Territorial Force, part of the British Army.

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46th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 46th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army raised in 1939 that saw distinguished service during World War II, fighting in the Battle of France and the Battle of Dunkirk where it was evacuated and later in North Africa, Italy and Greece.

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5th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 5th Infantry Division was a regular army infantry division of the British Army.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desmond_Anderson

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