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The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire, Worcesters and Foresters, and Staffords) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, which is recruited from five of the counties that formed the ancient kingdom of Mercia. [1]

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Anglo-Saxons

The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Bad Fallingbostel

Bad Fallingbostel is the district town (Kreisstadt) of the Heidekreis district in the German state of Lower Saxony.

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Baloch Regiment

The Baloch Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Pakistan Army.

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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 order of precedence

The regular army of the British Army is listed according to an order of precedence for the purposes of parading.

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Bulford Camp

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

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Cape Breton Highlanders

The Cape Breton Highlanders is an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

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Charles, Prince of Wales

Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Cheshire Regiment

The Cheshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Chester

Chester (Caer) is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales.

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Childers Reforms

The Childers Reforms of 1881 reorganised the infantry regiments of the British Army.

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Dale Barracks

Dale Barracks is a military installation at Upton near Chester.

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Defence minister

The title Defence Minister, Minister for Defence, Minister of National Defense, Secretary of Defence, Secretary of State for Defense or some similar variation, is assigned to the person in a cabinet position in charge of a Ministry of Defence, which regulates the armed forces in sovereign states.

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Delivering Security in a Changing World

The 2003 Defence White Paper, titled Delivering Security in a Changing World, set out the future structure of the British military, and was preceded by the 1998 Strategic Defence Review (SDR) and the 2002 SDR New Chapter, which responded to the immediate challenges to security in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in 2001.

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East of England Regiment

The East of England Regiment (EER) was the infantry unit of the Territorial Army of the East Midlands and East Anglia from 1 July 1999 to 1 April 2006.

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Facing colour

A facing colour is a common tailoring technique for European military uniforms where the visible inside lining of a standard military jacket, coat or tunic is of a different colour to that of the garment itself.

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Future of the British Army (Army 2020 Refine)

Army 2020 Refine, formerly known as Future Army Structure (Next Steps) or FAS (Next Steps), is the name given to an ongoing restructuring of the British Army, and in particular its fighting brigades.

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Geoff Hoon

Geoffrey William Hoon (born 6 December 1953) is a British Labour politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ashfield from 1992 to 2010.

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HMS Albion (L14)

HMS Albion is an amphibious transport dock of the Royal Navy, the first of the two-ship.

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HMS Nottingham (D91)

HMS Nottingham was a batch two Type 42 destroyer of the Royal Navy, named after the city of Nottingham, England.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Infantry of the British Army

The Infantry of the British Army, part of the structure of the British Army, comprises 47 infantry battalions, from 19 regiments.

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Kidderminster

Kidderminster is a large town and civil parish in the Wyre Forest district of Worcestershire, England.

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King's and Cheshire Regiment

The King's and Cheshire Regiment was a regiment of the British Territorial Army, with headquarters in Warrington, Cheshire.

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King's Division

The King's Division is a British Army command, training and administrative apparatus designated for infantry regiments in the North of England.

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Lichfield

Lichfield is a cathedral city and civil parish in Staffordshire, England.

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Light infantry

Light infantry is a designation applied to certain types of foot soldiers (infantry) throughout history, typically having lighter equipment or armament or a more mobile or fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry.

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Lincoln green

Lincoln green is the colour of dyed woollen cloth associated with Robin Hood and his merry men in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire.

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Madras Engineer Group

Madras Engineer Group (MEG), informally known as the Madras Sappers, is an engineer group of the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army.

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Mechanized infantry

Mechanized infantry are infantry equipped with armored personnel carriers (APCs) or infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for transport and combat (see also mechanized force).

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Mercia

Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.

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Mercian Brigade

The Mercian Brigade was an administrative formation of the British Army from 1948 to 1964.

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Mercian Regiment

The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire, Worcesters and Foresters, and Staffords) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, which is recruited from five of the counties that formed the ancient kingdom of Mercia.

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Mike Jackson (British Army officer)

General Sir Michael David Jackson,, (born 21 March 1944) is a retired British Army officer and one of its most high-profile generals since the Second World War.

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N Battery (The Eagle Troop) Royal Horse Artillery

See Also: Bombay Horse Artillery Batteries N Battery (The Eagle Troop) Royal Horse Artillery are the Tactical Group Battery of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery They are currently based in Caen Barracks in Hohne, Germany and are equipped with the 105 mm Light Gun.

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North Staffordshire Regiment

The North Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, which was in existence between 1881 and 1959.

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Options for Change

Options for Change was a restructuring of the British Armed Forces in 1990 after the end of the Cold War.

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Punjab Regiment (Pakistan)

The Punjab Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Pakistan Army.

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Rajputana Rifles

The Rajputana Rifles is the one of the most senior rifle regiments of the Indian Army.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Regular army

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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Royal 22nd Regiment

The Royal 22nd Regiment (R22R), or rather the Royal 22e Régiment in both English and French correct usage, and colloquially in English The Van Doos (representing an anglicized pronunciation of the French for twenty-two, vingt-deux), or, in French, le Vingt-deuxième, is an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

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Royal Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force

The Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force is the armed force of Antigua and Barbuda.

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Royal Victoria Regiment

The Royal Victoria Regiment is an Infantry Regiment of the Australian Army, consisting of two battalions, the 5th/6th Battalion and the 8th/7th Battalion.

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Royal Welsh

The Royal Welsh (R WELSH) (Y Cymry Brenhinol) is one of the new large infantry regiments of the British Army.

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Sam Browne belt

The Sam Browne belt is a wide belt, usually leather, supported by a narrower strap passing diagonally over the right shoulder.

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Sheep

Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock.

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Sherwood Foresters

The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for just under 90 years, from 1881 to 1970.

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South Staffordshire Regiment

The South Staffordshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for only 68 years.

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Stafford knot

The Stafford knot, sometimes incorrectly referred to as the Staffordshire knot, is a distinctive three-looped knot that is the traditional symbol of the English county of Staffordshire and of its county town, Stafford.

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Staffordshire Regiment

The Staffordshire Regiment (Prince of Wales') (or simply "Staffords" for short) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Swaledale sheep

Swaledale is a breed of domestic sheep named after the Yorkshire valley of Swaledale in England.

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Tactical recognition flash

Red and blue tactical recognition flash of the Royal Artillery. Tactical recognition flash (TRF) is the official British military term for a coloured patch worn on the right arm of combat clothing by members of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.

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The Grey and Simcoe Foresters

The Grey and Simcoe Foresters is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces.

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The Jamaica Regiment

The Jamaica Regiment is the main formation of land troops in the Jamaican Defence Force.

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West Midlands Regiment

The West Midlands Regiment was a British Territorial Army regiment from 1999 to 2007.

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Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment

The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot) (abbreviated as WFR) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Worcestershire Regiment

The Worcestershire Regiment was a line infantry regiment in the British Army, formed in 1881 under the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot and the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot.

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Yorkshire Regiment

The Yorkshire Regiment (14th/15th, 19th and 33rd/76th Foot) (abbreviated YORKS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, created by the amalgamation of three historic regiments in 2006.

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125th Napier's Rifles

The 125th Napier's Rifles was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.

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126th Baluchistan Infantry

The 126th Baluchistan Infantry was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army raised in 1825 as the 2nd Extra Battalion of Bombay Native Infantry.

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14th Prince of Wales's Own Scinde Horse

The 14th Prince of Wales's Own Scinde Horse was a regular cavalry regiment of the Bombay Army, and later British Indian Army, it can trace its formation back to The Scinde Irregular Horse raised at Hyderabad on 8 August 1838.

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1957 Defence White Paper

The 1957 White Paper on Defence (Cmnd. 124) was a British white paper setting forth the perceived future of the British military.

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1966 Defence White Paper

The 1966 Defence White Paper (Command Papers 2592 and 2901) was a major review of the United Kingdom's defence policy initiated by the Labour government under Prime Minister Harold Wilson.

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1st Armoured Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 1st Armoured Infantry Brigade is an infantry brigade of the British Army with a long history including service during both World War I and World War II.

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29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot

The 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1694.

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36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot

The 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1701.

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38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot

The 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1705.

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45th (Nottinghamshire) (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment of Foot

The 45th (Nottinghamshire) (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment of Foot was a British Army line infantry regiment, raised in 1741.

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64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot

The 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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7th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 7th Armoured Brigade was an armoured brigade formation of the British Army.

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80th Regiment of Foot (Staffordshire Volunteers)

The 80th Regiment of Foot (Staffordshire Volunteers) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1793.

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95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot

The 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot was a British Army infantry regiment, raised in 1823.

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98th (Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Foot

The 98th (Prince of Wales) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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References

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

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