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Francis Rome

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Major-General Francis David Rome (1905–1985) was Commandant of the British Sector in Berlin. [1]

24 relations: British Army, British Far East Command, Commander, Distinguished Service Order, General officer commanding, Geoffrey Bourne, Baron Bourne, James Harter, Kenneth Darling, List of Commandants of Berlin Sectors, Major-general (United Kingdom), Officer (armed forces), Order of St Michael and St George, Order of the Bath, Order of the British Empire, Palestine (region), Robert Cottrell-Hill, Rohan Delacombe, Royal Fusiliers, United Kingdom, World War II, 111th Indian Infantry Brigade, 16th Airborne Division, 1st Parachute Brigade (United Kingdom), 3rd Parachute Brigade (United Kingdom).

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 Far East Command

The Far East Command was a British military command which had 2 distinct periods.

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Commander

Commander is a common naval and air force officer rank.

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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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General officer commanding

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) is the usual title given in the armies of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth (and some other, such as in Ireland) nations to a General Officer who holds a command appointment.

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Geoffrey Bourne, Baron Bourne

General Geoffrey Kemp Bourne, Baron Bourne (5 October 1902 – 26 June 1982) was a British soldier.

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James Harter

Major General James Francis Harter DSO MC (1888–1960) was a British Army officer who became colonel of the Royal Fusiliers.

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Kenneth Darling

General Sir Kenneth Thomas Darling (17 September 1909 – 31 October 1998) was a senior British Army officer who, after serving with distinction during the Second World War, later served as Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Allied Forces Northern Europe from 1967 to 1969.

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List of Commandants of Berlin Sectors

The following is a list of military commanders of divided and war torn Berlin between 1945 and 1994.

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Major-general (United Kingdom)

Major general (Maj Gen), is a "two-star" rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.

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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 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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Palestine (region)

Palestine (فلسطين,,; Παλαιστίνη, Palaistinē; Palaestina; פלשתינה. Palestina) is a geographic region in Western Asia.

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Robert Cottrell-Hill

Major-General Robert Charles Cottrell-Hill (born Robert Charles Hill; 7 November 1903 – 10 November 1965) was Commandant of the British Sector in Berlin.

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Rohan Delacombe

Major General Sir Rohan Delacombe (25 October 1906 – 10 November 1991) was a senior British Army officer who commanded the British occupation forces in Berlin from 1959 to 1962 at the height of the Cold War.

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Royal Fusiliers

The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in continuous existence for 283 years.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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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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111th Indian Infantry Brigade

The 111th Indian Infantry Brigade was an Infantry formation of the Indian Army during World War II.

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16th Airborne Division

The 16th Airborne Division was an airborne infantry division of the British Territorial Army.

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1st Parachute Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 1st Parachute Brigade was an airborne forces brigade formed by the British Army during the Second World War.

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3rd Parachute Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 3rd Parachute Brigade was an airborne forces brigade raised by the British Army during the Second World War.

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References

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

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