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Northern Command (United Kingdom)

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Northern Command was a Home Command of the British Army from 1793-1889 and 1905-1972. [1]

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Alexander Wardrop

General Sir Alexander Ernest Wardrop (1872–1961) was a British Army General who rose to high rank in the 1930s.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed

Berwick-upon-Tweed (Sooth Berwick, Bearaig a Deas) is a town in the county of Northumberland.

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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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Cameron Shute

General Sir Cameron Deane Shute (1866–1936) was a senior British Army officer during World War I.

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Catterick Garrison

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

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Cecil Blacker

General Sir Cecil Hugh Blacker (4 June 1916 – 18 October 2002) was a senior British Army officer and a former Adjutant-General to the Forces.

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Charles Cathcart, 2nd Earl Cathcart

General Charles Murray Cathcart, 2nd Earl Cathcart (21 December 1783 – 16 July 1859), styled Lord Greenock between 1814 and 1843, was a British Army general who became Governor General of the Province of Canada and Lieutenant Governor of Canada West (26 November 1845 – 30 January 1847).

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Charles Daniell

Major-General Charles Frederick Torrens Daniell CB (21 August 1827 - 1889) was a British Army General who held high office in the 1880s.

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Charles Harington Harington

General Sir Charles Harington Harington, (31 May 1872 – 22 October 1940) was a British Army officer most noted for his service during the First World War and the Chanak Crisis.

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Charles James Napier

General Sir Charles James Napier, (10 August 178229 August 1853), was an officer and veteran of the British Army's Peninsula, and 1812 campaigns, and later a Major General of the Bombay Army, during which period he led the military conquest of Sindh, before serving as the Governor of Sindh, and Commander-in-Chief in India.

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Charles Leslie Richardson

General Sir Charles Leslie Richardson GCB CBE DSO (11 August 1908 – 7 February 1994) was a senior British Army officer who saw service in World War II and later reached high office in the 1950s.

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Charles Phibbs Jones

General Sir Charles Phibbs Jones (1906–1988) was a British Army general who reached high office in the 1950s.

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Chartism

Chartism was a working-class movement for political reform in Britain that existed from 1838 to 1857.

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Cheshire

Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.

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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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Command (military formation)

A command in military terminology is an organisational unit for which a military commander is responsible.

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Commander Field Army

Commander Field Army is a senior British Army officer who has responsibility for generating and preparing forces for current and contingency operations.

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County Durham

County Durham (locally) is a county in North East England.

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Cumberland

Cumberland is a historic county of North West England that had an administrative function from the 12th century until 1974.

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Daniel Lysons (British Army officer)

General Sir Daniel Lysons (1 August 1816 – 29 January 1898) was a British Army general who achieved high office in the 1870s.

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David Dundas (British Army officer)

General Sir David Dundas (1735 – 18 February 1820) was a British Army officer who fought in the Seven Years' War and French Revolutionary Wars, wrote important texts on the Principles of Military Movements and then served as Commander-in-Chief of the Forces from 1809 to 1811.

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Denbighshire

Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych) is a county in north-east Wales, named after the historic county of Denbighshire, but with substantially different borders.

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Derbyshire

Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Dictionary of Canadian Biography

The Dictionary of Canadian Biography (DCB; Dictionnaire biographique du Canada) is a dictionary of biographical entries for individuals who have contributed to the history of Canada.

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Easter Rising

The Easter Rising (Éirí Amach na Cásca), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week, April 1916.

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Edward Stevenson Browne

Brigadier General Edward Stevenson Browne, VC, CB (23 December 1852 – 16 July 1907) was a British Army officer, and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Edwin Morris (British Army officer)

General Sir Edwin Logie Morris KCB OBE MC (10 March 1889 – 29 June 1970) was a senior British Army officer who served during the First World War and later the Second World War, where he became Chief of the General Staff, India between February 1942 and April 1944.

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Fenham Barracks

Fenham Barracks is a military installation in Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Fishergate

Fishergate is an area of York, England.

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Flintshire

Flintshire (Sir y Fflint) is a principal area of Wales, known as a county.

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Frederick Willis (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Arthur Willis KCB (1823 – 1899) was a British Army General who held high office in the 1880s.

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French Revolutionary Wars

The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts lasting from 1792 until 1802 and resulting from the French Revolution.

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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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Geoffrey Charles Evans

Lieutenant General Sir Geoffrey Charles Evans & Two Bars (13 January 1901 – 27 January 1987) was a senior British Army officer during World War II and the post-war era.

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Geoffrey Musson

General Sir Geoffrey Randolph Dixon Musson (9 June 1910 – 10 January 2008) was a senior British Army officer who served during the Second World War and the Korean War and later became Adjutant-General to the Forces in the late 1960s.

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George Augustus Wetherall

General Sir George Augustus Wetherall (1788 – 8 April 1868) was a senior British Army officer.

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George Jackson Carey

Major-General George Jackson Carey CB (5 October 1822 – 12 June 1872) was a British Army officer who achieved high office in the 1860s.

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George Willis (British Army officer)

General Sir George Harry Smith Willis (11 November 1823 – 29 November 1900) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1880s.

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Henry Bouverie

Lieutenant General Sir Henry Frederick Bouverie (11 July 1783 – 14 November 1852) was a British Army officer.

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Henry Clement Wilkinson

Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Clement Wilkinson KCB (1837–1908) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding North Eastern District.

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Henry Merrick Lawson

Lieutenant General Sir Henry Merrick Lawson KCB (30 January 1859 – 2 November 1933) was a British Army General during World War I.

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Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener

Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, (24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916), was a senior British Army officer and colonial administrator who won notoriety for his imperial campaigns, most especially his scorched earth policy against the Boers and his establishment of concentration camps during the Second Boer War, and later played a central role in the early part of the First World War.

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Herbert Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer

Field Marshal Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer, (13 March 1857 – 16 July 1932) was a senior British Army officer of the First World War.

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Hew Whitefoord Dalrymple

General Sir Hew Whitefoord Dalrymple, 1st Baronet (3 December 1750 – 9 April 1830) was a British Army general and Governor of Gibraltar.

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Humber

The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England.

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Imphal Barracks

Imphal Barracks is a military installation located in Fulford, York, England.

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Isle of Man

The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Ivor Maxse

General Sir (Frederick) Ivor Maxse (22 December 1862–1958) was a senior British Army officer who fought during the First World War, best known for his innovative and effective training methods.

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John Byng, 1st Earl of Strafford

Field Marshal John Byng, 1st Earl of Strafford (1772 – 3 June 1860), of 6 Portman Square, London, of Ballaghy, Londonderry and laterly of Wrotham ParkInherited from his elder brother George Byng in Middlesex (now Hertfordshire), and of 5, St James's Square, London, was a British Army officer and politician.

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John Francis Gathorne-Hardy

General the Honourable Sir John Francis Gathorne-Hardy, (14 January 1874 – 21 August 1949) was a British First World War General officer who served in Italy and the Western Front.

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John Garvock

General Sir John Garvock (1817– 10 November 1878) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1860s.

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John Maxwell (British Army officer)

General Sir John Grenfell Maxwell, (11 July 1859 – 21 February 1929) was a British Army officer and colonial governor.

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John Pennefather

General Sir John Lysaght Pennefather GCB (9 September 1798 – 9 May 1872) was a British soldier who won two very remarkable victories.

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Lancashire

Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.

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Laurence Oliphant (British Army officer)

General Sir Laurence James Oliphant,, 9th of Condie and 31st Chief of Clan Oliphant (14 December 1846 – 6 July 1914) was a British Army general who reached high office in the early years of the twentieth century.

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Leicestershire

Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.

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Leslie Rundle

General Sir Henry Macleod Leslie Rundle, (6 January 1856 – 19 November 1934) was a British Army general during the First World War.

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Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.

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Lowry Cole

Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole, GCB (1 May 1772 – 4 October 1842), styled The Honourable from birth, was an Irish British Army general and politician.

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Major-general (United Kingdom)

Major general (Maj Gen), is a "two-star" rank in the British Army and Royal Marines.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Michael West (British Army officer)

General Sir Michael Montgomerie Alston-Roberts-West & Two Bars (27 October 1905 – 14 May 1978), better known as Sir Michael M.A.R. West, was a senior British Army officer who achieved high office in the 1960s.

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Military district

Military districts (also called military regions) are formations of a state's armed forces (often of the Army) which are responsible for a certain area of territory.

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Military organization

Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed forces of a state so as to offer military capability required by the national defense policy.

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Militia (United Kingdom)

The Militia of the United Kingdom were the military reserve forces of the United Kingdom after the Union in 1801 of the former Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of Ireland.

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Montagu Stopford

General Sir Montagu George North Stopford (16 November 1892 – 10 March 1971) was a senior British Army officer who fought during both World War I and World War II.

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Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.

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Nathaniel Stevenson

General Nathaniel Stevenson (1840–1911) was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey.

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Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.

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Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Northumberland

Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.

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Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire (pronounced or; abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.

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Philip Balfour

Lieutenant-General Sir Philip Maxwell Balfour (10 March 1898 – 4 February 1977) was a senior British Army officer who achieved high office in the 1950s.

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Philip Christison

General Sir (Alexander Frank) Philip Christison, 4th Baronet, (17 November 1893 – 21 December 1993) was a British Army officer who served with distinction during the world wars.

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Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh

Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, (William Henry; 25 November 1743 – 25 August 1805), was a grandson of King George II and a younger brother of King George III of the United Kingdom.

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Ralph Eastwood

Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Ralph Eastwood, (10 May 1890 – 15 February 1959) was a senior British Army officer and Governor of Gibraltar during the Second World War.

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Reginald Thynne

Major-General Sir Reginald Thomas Thynne KCB (23 December 1843 – 30 December 1926) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding North Eastern District.

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Richard Downes Jackson

Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Downes Jackson KCB (1777 – June 9, 1845), born at Petersfield in the English county of Hampshire, was Administrator of Canada West and Canada East (1841–1842) until the arrival of Sir Charles Bagot who took the position of Governor General of the Province of Canada.

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Richard Goodbody

General Sir Richard Wakefield Goodbody (12 April 1903 – 29 April 1981) was a senior British Army officer and a former Adjutant-General to the Forces.

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River Mersey

The River Mersey is a river in the North West of England.

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Ronald Forbes Adam

General Sir Ronald Forbes Adam, 2nd Baronet (30 October 1885 – 26 December 1982) was a senior British Army officer.

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Rutland

Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.

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Shropshire

Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.

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Sir Charles Green, 1st Baronet

General Sir Charles Green, 1st Baronet (18 December 1749 – 12 July 1831) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding Northern District.

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Sir Harry Smith, 1st Baronet

Lieutenant General Sir Henry George Wakelyn Smith, 1st Baronet GCB (28 June 1787 – 12 October 1860), known as Sir Harry Smith, was a notable English soldier and military commander in the British Army of the early 19th century.

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Sir Henry de Bathe, 4th Baronet

General Sir Henry Percival de Bathe, 4th Baronet, KCB (19 June 1823 – 5 January 1907) was a British Army officer who achieved high office in the 1870s.

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St John Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton

William St John Fremantle Brodrick, 1st Earl of Midleton, KP, PC, DL (14 December 1856 – 13 February 1942), known as St John Brodrick until 1907 and as The Viscount Midleton between 1907 and 1920, was a British Conservative Party and Irish Unionist Alliance politician.

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Staffordshire

Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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Sydney Cotton

Lieutenant-General Sir Sydney John Cotton (2 December 1792 – 19 February 1874) was a British Army officer.

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The History Press

The History Press is a British publishing company specialising in the publication of titles devoted to local and specialist history.

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Thomas Arbuthnot

Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Arbuthnot, KCB (11 September 1776 – 26 January 1849"Oxford Dictionary of National Biography") was a British Army commander.

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V Corps (United Kingdom)

V Corps was a corps-sized formation of the British Army that saw service in both World War I and World War II.

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VI Corps (United Kingdom)

VI Corps was an army corps of the British Army in World War I. It was first organised in June 1915 and fought throughout on the Western Front.

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VII Corps (United Kingdom)

VII Corps was an army corps of the British Army active in the First and Second World Wars.

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Volunteer Force

The Volunteer Force was a citizen army of part-time rifle, artillery and engineer corps, created as a popular movement throughout the British Empire in 1859.

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Walter Walker (British Army officer)

General Sir Walter Colyear Walker & Two Bars (11 November 1912 – 12 August 2001) was a senior British Army officer who served as Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces Northern Europe from 1969 until his retirement in 1972.

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Warwickshire

Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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Western Command (United Kingdom)

Western Command was a command of the British Army.

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Westmorland

Westmorland (formerly also spelt Westmoreland;R. Wilkinson The British Isles, Sheet The British Isles. even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west England.

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William Bartholomew

General Sir William Henry Bartholomew, (16 March 1877 – 31 December 1962) was a senior British Army officer during the 1930s and a Colonel Commandant to the Royal Artillery.

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William Gordon Cameron

General Sir William Gordon Cameron GCB (Chinese Translated Name: 金馬倫) (16 October 1827 – 2 March 1913) was a British soldier and colonial administrator.

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William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe

General William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, KB, PC (10 August 1729 – 12 July 1814) was a British Army officer who rose to become Commander-in-Chief of British forces during the American War of Independence.

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William Howley Goodenough

Lieutenant General Sir William Howley Goodenough KCB (5 April 1833 – 24 June 1898) was a British Army officer who became General Officer Commanding North-West District.

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William Jackson (British Army officer)

General Sir William Godfrey Fothergill Jackson, (28 August 1917 – 12 March 1999) was a British Army officer, military historian, author and Governor of Gibraltar.

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William Maynard Gomm

Field Marshal Sir William Maynard Gomm (10 November 1784 – 15 March 1875) was a British Army officer.

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William Wynyard (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General William Wynyard (20 June 1759 – 11 July 1819) was a British Army officer who served as General Officer Commanding Northern District.

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Yeomanry

Yeomanry is a designation used by a number of units or sub-units of the British Army Reserve, descended from volunteer cavalry regiments.

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York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.

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Yorkshire

Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.

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11th (Northern) Division

The 11th (Northern) Division, was an infantry division of the British Army during World War I, raised from men volunteering for Lord Kitchener's New Armies.

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15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars

The 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

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17th (Northern) Division

The 17th (Northern) Division was an infantry division of the British Army, a Kitchener's Army formation raised during the Great War.

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25th Army Tank Brigade

The 25th Army Tank Brigade was an armoured brigade formation of the British Army that was active before and during World War II.

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45th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 45th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the Territorial Force, part of the British Army.

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5th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 5th Infantry Division was a regular army infantry division of the British Army.

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77th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

The 77th Infantry Division of the British Army was formed during the Second World War, from the re-organisation of the Devon and Cornwall County Division.

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7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery

7th Royal Horse Artillery (7 RHA) is a regiment of the Royal Artillery in the British Army.

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7th Royal Tank Regiment

The 7th Royal Tank Regiment (7th RTR) was an armoured regiment of the British Army from 1917 until disbandment in 1959.

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9th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 9th Armoured Brigade was a British Army brigade formed during the Second World War.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Command_(United_Kingdom)

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