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John Anderson (British Army officer)

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General Sir John D'Arcy Anderson (1908–1988) was a British Army officer who reached high office in the 1960s. [1]

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Ballykinler

Ballykinler or Ballykinlar is a village and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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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 Army of the Rhine

There have been two formations named British Army of the Rhine (BAOR).

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Chief of staff

The title chief of staff (or head of staff) identifies the leader of a complex organization, institution, or body of persons and it also may identify a principal staff officer (PSO), who is the coordinator of the supporting staff or a primary aide-de-camp to an important individual, such as a president or a senior military officer.

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Colonel commandant

Colonel commandant is a military title used in the armed forces of some English-speaking countries.

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Commandant Royal College of Defence Studies

The Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies was a UK senior serving military officer between 1972 and 2001.

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Deputy Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom)

Deputy Chief of the General Staff (DCGS) is the title of the deputy to the Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army.

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Deric Holland-Martin

Admiral Sir Douglas Eric "Deric" Holland-Martin (10 April 1906 – 6 January 1977) was a Royal Navy officer who became the Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.

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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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Donald Randell Evans

Air Chief Marshal Sir Donald Randell Evans (31 January 1912 – 9 April 1975) was a senior Royal Air Force commander who was an innovator in night fighting tactics in the Second World War and conducted the signals planning for the Sicily and Normandy invasions.

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Downpatrick

Downpatrick is a small-sized town about south of Belfast in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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General (United Kingdom)

General (or full general to distinguish it from the lower general officer ranks) is the highest rank currently achievable by serving officers of the British Army.

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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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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Harold Pyman

General Sir Harold English 'Pete' Pyman, (12 March 1908 – 9 October 1971) was a senior British Army officer who serviced during the Second World War and achieved high office in the 1960s.

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High Sheriff of Down

The High Sheriff of Down is the Sovereign's judicial representative in County Down.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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John Evelyn Anderson

Major General Sir John Evelyn Anderson (28 June 1916 – 9 September 2007) was a senior British Army officer.

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John Hackett (British Army officer)

General Sir John Winthrop Hackett, (5 November 1910 – 9 September 1997) was an Australian-born British soldier, painter, university administrator, author and in later life, a commentator.

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Middle East

The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

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Military Secretary (United Kingdom)

The Military Secretary is the British Army appointment of which the incumbent is responsible for policy direction on personnel management for members of the British Army.

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New College, Oxford

New College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

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New Year Honours

The New Year Honours is a part of the British honours system, with New Year's Day, 1 January, being marked by naming new members of orders of chivalry and recipients of other official honours.

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Northern Army Group

The Northern Army Group (NORTHAG) was a NATO military formation comprising four Western European Army Corps, during the Cold War as part of NATO's forward defence in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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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 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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Reginald Hewetson

General Sir Reginald Hackett Hewetson, (4 August 1908 – 19 January 1993) was a senior British Army officer and a former Adjutant-General to the Forces.

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Richard Elton Goodwin

Lieutenant-General Sir Richard (Elton) Goodwin KCB CBE DSO (1908–1986) was a senior British Army officer who served in World War II as Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment during the campaign in Northwest Europe from June 1944 until May 1945 and later reached high office in the 1960s.

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Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

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Silver jubilee

Silver jubilee is a celebration held to mark a 25th anniversary.

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Ulster Defence Regiment

The Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) was an infantry regiment of the British Army established in 1970, with a comparatively short existence ending in 1992.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.

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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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William Gurdon Stirling

General Sir William Gurdon Stirling (1907–1973) was a British Army General who reached high office during the 1960s.

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Winchester College

Winchester College is an independent boarding school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire.

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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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11th Armoured Division (United Kingdom)

The 11th Armoured Division, also known as The Black Bull, was an armoured division of the British Army which was created in March 1941 during the Second World War.

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5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards

The 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment of the British Army formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of the 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) and the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Anderson_(British_Army_officer)

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