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Michael Parker (courtier)

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John Michael Avison Parker, (23 June 1920 – 29 December 2001) was an Australian who served as an officer of the Royal Navy (RN), and as Private Secretary to the Duke of Edinburgh between 1947 and 1957. [1]

23 relations: Battles of Narvik, British Pacific Fleet, Captain (naval), Daniel Ings, Elizabeth II, Equerry, George VI, HMY Britannia, James Orr (police officer), Kenya, Leo Burnett Worldwide, Lockheed Corporation, Melbourne, Netflix, Order of Australia, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Private Secretary, Royal Households of the United Kingdom, Royal Navy, Royal Victorian Order, The Crown (TV series), Thornycroft type destroyer leader, Xavier College.

Battles of Narvik

The Battles of Narvik were fought from 9 April to 8 June 1940 as a naval battle in the Ofotfjord and as a land battle in the mountains surrounding the north Norwegian city of Narvik as part of the Norwegian Campaign of the Second World War.

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British Pacific Fleet

The British Pacific Fleet (BPF) was a Royal Navy formation which saw action against Japan during the Second World War.

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Captain (naval)

Captain is the name most often given in English-speaking navies to the rank corresponding to command of the largest ships.

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Daniel Ings

Daniel Ings (born 1985) is an English actor.

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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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An equerry (from French 'stable', and related to 'squire') is an officer of honour.

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George VI

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.

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HMY Britannia

Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia, also known as the Royal Yacht Britannia, is the former royal yacht of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in service from 1954 until 1997.

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James Orr (police officer)

James Bernard Vivian Orr CVO (19 November 1917 – 14 June 2008) was a police officer and Private Secretary to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh from 1957 to 1970.

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Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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Leo Burnett Worldwide

Leo Burnett Company, Inc., otherwise known as Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc., is an American advertising company, founded on August 5, 1935 in Chicago by Leo Burnett.

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Lockheed Corporation

The Lockheed Corporation was an American aerospace company.

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Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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Order of Australia

The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Private Secretary

A private secretary (PS) is a civil servant in a governmental department or ministry, responsible to a secretary of state or minister.

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Royal Households of the United Kingdom

The Royal Households of the United Kingdom are the collective departments which support members of the British Royal Family.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Royal Victorian Order

The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.

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The Crown (TV series)

The Crown is a historical drama web television series, created and principally written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix.

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Thornycroft type destroyer leader

The Thornycroft type leader or Shakespeare class were a class of five destroyer leaders designed by John I. Thornycroft & Company and built by them at Woolston, Southampton for the Royal Navy towards the end of World War I. They were named after historical naval leaders.

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Xavier College

Xavier College is a Roman Catholic, day and boarding school predominantly for boys, founded in 1872 by the Society of Jesus, with its main campus located in Kew, an eastern suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Parker_(courtier)

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