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Royal Field Artillery

Index Royal Field Artillery

The Royal Field Artillery (RFA) of the British Army provided close artillery support for the infantry. [1]

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Alfred William Saunders

Captain Alfred William Saunders (16 January 1888 – 22 May 1930) was an Irish flying ace of the First World War, credited with twelve aerial victories.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Battle of Passchendaele

The Battle of Passchendaele (Flandernschlacht, Deuxième Bataille des Flandres), also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

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Bombardier (rank)

Bombardier is a military rank that has existed since the 16th century in artillery regiments of various armies, such as in the British Army and the Royal Prussian Army.

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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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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Caliber

In guns, particularly firearms, caliber or calibre is the approximate internal diameter of the gun barrel, or the diameter of the projectile it shoots.

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Cecil Patteson Nickalls

Cecil Patteson Nickalls, D.S.O. (14 October 1877 – 7 April 1925) was a Colonel in the Royal Field Artillery.

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Colin Gubbins

Major-General Sir Colin McVean Gubbins (2 July 1896 – 11 February 1976) was the prime mover of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) in the Second World War.

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Dar Lyon

Malcolm Douglas Lyon (22 April 1898 – 17 February 1964), generally known as Dar Lyon was an English first-class cricketer who played for Somerset County Cricket Club through the 1920s.

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Distinguished Conduct Medal

The Distinguished Conduct Medal, post-nominal letters DCM, was established in 1854 by Queen Victoria as a decoration for gallantry in the field by other ranks of the British Army.

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Distinguished Service Order

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

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Donald McLeod (footballer)

Donald McLeod (28 May 1882 – 6 October 1917) was a Scottish footballer, who played for Stenhousemuir, Celtic, Middlesbrough and Scotland.

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Driver (rank)

Driver (Dvr) was a military rank used in the British Army and the armies of other Commonwealth countries.

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Ernest Alexander

Major General Ernest Wright Alexander, (2 October 1870 – 25 August 1934) was a British Army officer and an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.

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Flying ace

A flying ace, fighter ace or air ace is a military aviator credited with shooting down several enemy aircraft during aerial combat.

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Francis Wallington

Francis Victor Wallington MC & Three Bars (16 October 1891 – 1971) was a decorated British Army officer.

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Garth Walford

Garth Neville Walford VC (27 May 1882 – 26 April 1915) was 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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Herbert George Robinson

Herbert George Robinson DCM was a British soldier during World War I. He was a Bombardier in "B" Battery 271st Brigade Royal Field Artillery Egyptian Expeditionary Force.

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Howitzer

A howitzer is a type of artillery piece characterized by a relatively short barrel and the use of comparatively small propellant charges to propel projectiles over relatively high trajectories, with a steep angle of descent.

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Jamaica

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea.

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Military Cross

The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces, and used to be awarded to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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Norman Manley

Norman Washington Manley MM, QC, National Hero of Jamaica (4 July 1893 – 2 September 1969), was a Jamaican statesman.

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Premier

Premier is a title for the head of government in some countries, states and sub-national governments.

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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 Garrison Artillery

The Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA) was formed in 1899 as a distinct arm of the British Army's Royal Regiment of Artillery serving alongside the other two arms of the Regiment, the Royal Field Artillery (RFA) and the Royal Horse Artillery (RHA).

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Special Operations Executive

The Special Operations Executive (SOE) was a British World War II organisation.

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Victoria Cross

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

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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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References

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

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