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K (Hondeghem) Battery is a battery of 5th Regiment Royal Artillery in the Royal Artillery. [1]

23 relations: Artillery battery, Battle of France, British Expeditionary Force (World War II), Catterick Garrison, Counter-battery radar, Distinguished Service Order, Dunkirk, East India Company, Hondeghem, List of Royal Artillery Batteries, Mentioned in dispatches, Regular army, Royal Artillery, Royal Horse Artillery, St John's Wood, Surveillance and Target Acquisition, Ubique, World War I, World War II, 5th Regiment Royal Artillery, 6th Panzer Division (Wehrmacht), 7th Armoured Division (United Kingdom), 8th Armoured Division (United Kingdom).

In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of guns, mortars, rockets or missiles so grouped in order to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.

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The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War, beginning on 10 May 1940, defeating primarily French forces.

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The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) was the British Army in Europe from 1939 to 1940 during the Second World War.

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Catterick Garrison is a major garrison and town located 3 miles south of Richmond in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England.

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A counter-battery radar (alternatively Weapon Tracking Radar or Target Acquisition Radar) is a mobile radar system that detects artillery projectiles fired by one or more guns, howitzers, mortars or rocket launchers and, from their trajectories, locates the position on the ground of the weapon that fired it.

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

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Dunkirk (Duinkerke(n)) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company and informally as John Company was an English and later British joint-stock company, formed to pursue trade with the East Indies, but which ended up trading mainly with the Indian subcontinent and Qing China.

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Hondeghem (from Flemish; Hondegem in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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The Royal Regiment of Artillery, generally known as the Royal Artillery (RA), is an Arm of the British Army.

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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 is described his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy.

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A regular army is the official army of a state or country (the official armed forces) – contrasting with irregular forces such as volunteer irregular militias, private armies, mercenaries, etc.

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The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA), is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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The regiments of the Royal Horse Artillery (RHA), dating from 1793, are part of the Royal Regiment of Artillery (commonly termed Royal Artillery) of the British Army.

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St John's Wood is a district of north-west London, in the City of Westminster, and on the north-west side of Regent's Park.

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For Artillery STA, see below Surveillance and target acquisition is a military role assigned to units and/or their equipment.

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Ubique is Latin for "everywhere", and may refer to.

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World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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5th Regiment Royal Artillery is a regiment of the Royal Artillery in the British Army.

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The German 1st Light Brigade was a mechanized unit established in October 1937 in imitation of the French Division Légère Mécanique, intended to take on the roles of army-level reconnaissance and security that had traditionally been the responsibility of cavalry.

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The 7th Armoured Division was an armoured division of the British Army that saw distinguished service during World War II where its exploits made it famous as the Desert Rats.

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The 8th Armoured Division was a British Army formation during the Second World War.

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K (Hondeghem) Battery RA, K Battery Royal Horse Artillery, K Battery, Royal Horse Artillery.

References

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

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