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Larkhill is a garrison town in the civil parish of Durrington, Wiltshire, England. [1]

57 relations: A344 road (England), A360 road, Aerodrome, Air Battalion Royal Engineers, Airplane, Alan Moore, Amesbury and Military Camp Light Railway, Arts and Crafts movement, Avro Type G, Battalion, Bristol Aeroplane Company, Bristol Gordon England biplanes, British Aerospace, British Armed Forces, Bulford Camp, Civil parish, Cody V biplane, Durrington, Wiltshire, Early Birds of Aviation, Elizabeth II, Eustace Loraine, Garrison, George Bertram Cockburn, Horatio Barber, Internment, Listed building, Long barrow, Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes, No. 3 Squadron RAF, Ordnance QF 25-pounder, Robin Hood's Ball, Royal Artillery, Royal Artillery Barracks, Royal Flying Corps, Royal School of Artillery, Salisbury, Salisbury Plain, Samuel Franklin Cody, School of Ballooning, St George's Garrison Church, Woolwich, Stonehenge, Stonehenge Cursus, Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites, Tidworth Camp, Tumulus, V for Vendetta, V for Vendetta (film), Victoria Cross, Warminster, Wiltshire, ..., Wiltshire Council, Wiltshire County Council, Woolwich, World War I, World War II, 1912 British Military Aeroplane Competition, 1st Airborne Division (United Kingdom). Expand index (7 more) »

A344 road (England)

The A344 was an A road in the English county of Wiltshire.

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A360 road

The A360 is a minor A road in Wiltshire, England, running from Devizes to Salisbury, through the villages of Potterne, West Lavington, Tilshead, and Shrewton, and passing near the Stonehenge ancient monument.

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Aerodrome

An aerodrome (Commonwealth English) or airdrome (American English) is a location from which aircraft flight operations take place, regardless of whether they involve air cargo, passengers, or neither.

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Air Battalion Royal Engineers

The Air Battalion Royal Engineers (ABRE) was the first flying unit of the British Armed Forces to make use of heavier-than-air craft.

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Airplane

An airplane or aeroplane (informally plane) is a powered, fixed-wing aircraft that is propelled forward by thrust from a jet engine, propeller or rocket engine.

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Alan Moore

Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer known primarily for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Ballad of Halo Jones and From Hell.

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Amesbury and Military Camp Light Railway

The Amesbury and Military Camp Light Railway (also known as the Bulford Camp Railway) was a branch line in Wiltshire, England, constructed under a light railway order dated 24 September 1898.

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Arts and Crafts movement

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.

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Avro Type G

The Avro Type G was a two-seat biplane designed by A.V. Roe to participate in the 1912 British Military Aeroplane Competition.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Bristol Aeroplane Company

The Bristol Aeroplane Company, originally the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company, was both one of the first and one of the most important British aviation companies, designing and manufacturing both airframes and aircraft engines.

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Bristol Gordon England biplanes

The Bristol Gordon England biplanes were a series of early British military biplane aircraft designed by Gordon England for the Bristol Aeroplane Company that first flew in 1912.

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British Aerospace

British Aerospace plc (BAe) was a British aircraft, munitions and defence-systems manufacturer.

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British Armed Forces

The British Armed Forces, also known as Her/His Majesty's Armed Forces, are the military services responsible for the defence of the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and the Crown dependencies.

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Bulford Camp

Bulford Camp is a military camp on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England.

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Civil parish

In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

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Cody V biplane

The Cody V was a single-engined biplane built by the British-based American aviation pioneer Samuel Franklin Cody in 1912.

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Durrington, Wiltshire

Durrington is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England.

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Early Birds of Aviation

The Early Birds of Aviation is an organization devoted to the history of early pilots.

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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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Eustace Loraine

Eustace Broke Loraine (3 September 1879 – 5 July 1912) was a pioneer British aviator and the first Royal Flying Corps officer to be killed in an aircraft crash.

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Garrison

Garrison (various spellings) (from the French garnison, itself from the verb garnir, "to equip") is the collective term for a body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but now often simply using it as a home base.

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George Bertram Cockburn

George Bertram Cockburn OBE (8 January 1872 – 25 February 1931) was a research chemist who became an aviation pioneer.

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Horatio Barber

Captain Horatio Claude Barber (1875–1964) was an early British aviation pioneer and First World War flight instructor.

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Internment

Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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Long barrow

A long barrow is a rectangular or trapezoidal tumulus; that is, a prehistoric mound of earth and stones built over a grave or group of graves.

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Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes

The Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (NAAFI) is an organisation created by the British government in 1921 to run recreational establishments needed by the British Armed Forces, and to sell goods to servicemen and their families.

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No. 3 Squadron RAF

No 3 Squadron of the Royal Air Force operates the Typhoon F2, FGR4 and T3 from RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire.

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Ordnance QF 25-pounder

The Ordnance QF 25-pounder, or more simply 25-pounder or 25-pdr, was the major British field gun and howitzer during the Second World War, possessing a 3.45-inch (87.6 mm) calibre.

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Robin Hood's Ball

Robin Hood’s Ball is a Neolithic causewayed enclosure on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire, England.

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Royal Artillery

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

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Royal Artillery Barracks

The Royal Artillery Barracks at Woolwich in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, London, was the home of the Royal Artillery from 1776 until 2007.

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Royal Flying Corps

The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

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Royal School of Artillery

The Royal School of Artillery (RSA), formerly the School of Instruction for Royal Horse and Field Artillery (Larkhill), is the principal training establishment for artillery warfare in the British Army.

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Salisbury

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.

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Salisbury Plain

Salisbury Plain is a chalk plateau in the south western part of central southern England covering.

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Samuel Franklin Cody

Samuel Franklin Cowdery (later known as Samuel Franklin Cody; 6 March 1867 – 7 August 1913, born Davenport, Iowa, USA)) was a Wild West showman and early pioneer of manned flight. He is most famous for his work on the large kites known as Cody War-Kites, that were used by the British in World War I as a smaller alternative to balloons for artillery spotting. He was also the first man to fly an aeroplane in Britain, on 16 October 1908. A flamboyant showman, he was often confused with Buffalo Bill Cody, whose surname he took when young.

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School of Ballooning

The School of Ballooning was a training and test centre for British Army experiments with balloons and airships.

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St George's Garrison Church, Woolwich

St George's Garrison Church is a ruined church in Woolwich in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, South East London.

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, west of Amesbury.

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Stonehenge Cursus

The Stonehenge Cursus (sometimes known as the Greater Cursus) is a large Neolithic cursus monument on Salisbury plain, near to Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England.

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Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites

Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Wiltshire, England.

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Tidworth Camp

Tidworth Camp is a military installation at Tidworth in Wiltshire.

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Tumulus

A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.

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V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta is a British graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by David Lloyd (with additional art by Tony Weare).

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V for Vendetta (film)

V for Vendetta is a 2005 dystopian political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and written by The Wachowski Brothers, based on the 1988 DC/Vertigo Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and David Lloyd.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.

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Warminster

Warminster is a town and civil parish in western Wiltshire, England, by-passed by the A36 (between Salisbury and Bath) and the partly concurrent A350 between Westbury and Blandford Forum.

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Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.

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Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council is a unitary authority in South West of England, created in 2009.

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Wiltshire County Council

Wiltshire County Council (established in 1889) was the county council of Wiltshire in the South West of England, an elected local Government body responsible for most local government services in the county.

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Woolwich

Woolwich is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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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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1912 British Military Aeroplane Competition

In 1911 the British War Office announced their first Military Aeroplane Competition for aircraft to meet the requirements of the newly formed Royal Flying Corps.

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1st Airborne Division (United Kingdom)

The 1st Airborne Division was an airborne infantry division of the British Army during the Second World War.

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References

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

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