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The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) was the air arm of the Royal Navy, under the direction of the Admiralty's Air Department, and existed formally from 1 July 1914Admiralty Circular CW.13963/14, 1 July 1914: "Royal Naval Air Service - Organisation" to 1 April 1918, when it was merged with the British Army's Royal Flying Corps to form a new service, the Royal Air Force, the first of its kind in the world. [1]

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Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire (Siorrachd Obar Dheathain) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland.

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Admiralty

The Admiralty was the organization responsible for the command of the Royal Navy in the Kingdom of England, and later in Great Britain, and until 1964 in the United Kingdom.

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Adrian Tonks

Captain Adrian James Boswell Tonks was a British World War I flying ace.

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Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.

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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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Air Department

The Air Department of the British Admiralty was established prior to World War I by Winston Churchill.

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Air Force Cross (United Kingdom)

The Air Force Cross (AFC) is a military decoration awarded to personnel of the United Kingdom Armed Forces, and formerly also to officers of the other Commonwealth countries, for "an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty whilst flying, though not in active operations against the enemy".

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Air marshal

Air marshal (Air Mshl or AM) is a three-star air-officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

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Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Airship

An airship or dirigible is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft which can navigate through the air under its own power.

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Alexander MacDonald Shook

Major Alexander MacDonald Shook was a Canadian World War I flying ace.

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Anglesey

Anglesey (Ynys Môn) is an island off the north-west coast of Wales.

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Anglo-Iraqi War

The Anglo–Iraqi War was the British campaign against the rebel government of Rashid Ali in the Kingdom of Iraq during the Second World War.

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Anthony Jacques Mantle

Anthony Jacques Mantle DFC (17 December 1899 in London — 1988 in Durham) was a pilot who joined the Royal Naval Air Service in 1917 at the age of 17.

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Antwerp

Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium which is the capital of Antwerp province.

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Armored car (military)

A military armored (or armoured) car is a wheeled light armored vehicle, lighter than other armored fighting vehicles, primarily being armored and/or armed for self-defense of the occupants.

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Army Manoeuvres of 1912

The Army Manoeuvres of 1912 was the last exercise of its kind conducted by the British army before the outbreak of the First World War.

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Arnold Jacques Chadwick

Flight Commander Arnold Jacques Chadwick, DSC was a Canadian-born World War I flying ace credited with 11 aerial victories.

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Arthur Longmore

Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Murray Longmore GCB, DSO (8 October 1885 – 10 December 1970) was an early naval aviator, before reaching high rank in the Royal Air Force.

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Arthur Wilson (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson, 3rd Baronet VC, GCB, OM, GCVO (4 March 1842 – 25 May 1921) was a Royal Navy officer.

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Astra-Torres airship

The Astra-Torres airships were non-rigid airships built by Société Astra to a design by Spaniard Leonardo Torres Quevedo in France between about 1908 and 1922.

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Barnes Wallis

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, CBE FRS, RDI, FRAeS (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979), was an English scientist, engineer and inventor.

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Battlecruiser

A battlecruiser, or battle cruiser, was a large capital ship built in the first half of the 20th century.

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Bert Hinkler

Herbert John Louis Hinkler (8 December 1892 – 7 January 1933), better known as Bert Hinkler, was a pioneer Australian aviator (dubbed "Australian Lone Eagle") and inventor. He designed and built early aircraft before being the first person to fly solo from England to Australia, and the first person to fly solo across the Southern Atlantic Ocean. He married in 1932 at the age of 39, and died less than a year later after crashing into remote countryside near Florence, Italy during a solo flight record attempt.

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Blackburn Aircraft

Blackburn Aircraft Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer that concentrated mainly on naval and maritime aircraft during the first part of the 20th century.

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Bouncing bomb

A bouncing bomb is a bomb designed to bounce to a target across water in a calculated manner to avoid obstacles such as torpedo nets, and to allow both the bomb's speed on arrival at the target and the timing of its detonation to be pre-determined, in a similar fashion to a regular naval depth charge.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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Captain (Royal Navy)

Captain (Capt) is a senior officer rank of the Royal Navy.

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Cassel, Nord

Cassel (from Flemish; Kassel in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord départment in northern France.

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Charles Rumney Samson

Air Commodore Charles Rumney Samson CMG, DSO & Bar, AFC (8 July 1883 – 5 February 1931) was a British naval aviation pioneer.

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Chief of Air Force (Australia)

Chief of Air Force (CAF) is the most senior appointment in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), responsible to the Chief of the Defence Force (CDF) and the Secretary of the Department of Defence.

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Chief of the Air Staff (United Kingdom)

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) is the professional head of the Royal Air Force and a member of both the Chiefs of Staff Committee and the Air Force Board.

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Chief of the Defence Staff (United Kingdom)

The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) is the professional head of the British Armed Forces and the most senior uniformed military adviser to the Secretary of State for Defence and the Prime Minister.

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Christopher Draper

Squadron Commander Christoper Draper (15 April 1892 – 16 January 1979), was an English flying ace of World War I. His penchant for flying under bridges earned him the nickname "the Mad Major." After the war he became a film star through his work both as a stunt pilot and as an actor.

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Claude Grahame-White

Claude Grahame-White (21 August 1879 – 19 August 1959) was an English pioneer of aviation, and the first to make a night flight, during the Daily Mail sponsored 1910 London to Manchester air race.

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Commander

Commander is a naval officer rank.

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Commander-in-Chief, The Nore

The Commander-in-Chief, The Nore was an operational commander of the Royal Navy.

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Committee of Imperial Defence

The Committee of Imperial Defence was an important ad hoc part of the government of the United Kingdom and the British Empire from just after the Second Boer War until the start of the Second World War.

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Croix de Guerre

The Croix de Guerre (English translation: Cross of War) is a military decoration of France.

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Cunard Line

Cunard Line is a British–American cruise line based at Carnival House in Southampton, England, operated by Carnival UK and owned by Carnival Corporation & plc since 2005.

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Cuxhaven

Cuxhaven is an independent town and seat of the Cuxhaven district, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Cuxhaven Raid

The Cuxhaven Raid (Weihnachtsangriff; i.e. Christmas Raid) was a British ship-based air-raid on the German naval forces at Cuxhaven mounted on Christmas Day, 1914.

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Dardanelles

The Dardanelles (Çanakkale Boğazı, Δαρδανέλλια, Dardanellia), formerly known as Hellespont (Ἑλλήσποντος, Hellespontos, literally "Sea of Helle"), is a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara.

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Distinguished Flying Cross (United Kingdom)

The Distinguished Flying Cross is the third-level military decoration awarded to personnel of the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force and other services, and formerly to officers of other Commonwealth countries, instituted for "an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty whilst flying in active operations against the enemy".

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Distinguished Service Cross (United Kingdom)

The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is a third level military decoration awarded to officers, and (since 1993) other ranks, of the British Armed Forces, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and British Merchant Navy and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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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 and British Empire, awarded for meritorious or distinguished service by officers of the armed forces during wartime, typically in actual combat.

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Dover

Dover (Douvres) is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.

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Dunkirk

Dunkirk (Duinkerke(n)) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Edward Maitland (RAF officer)

Air Commodore Edward Maitland Maitland, CMG, DSO, AFC, FRGS (21 February 1880 – 24 August 1921) was an early military aviator who served in the Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers, the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force.

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Edwin Harris Dunning

Squadron Commander Edwin Harris Dunning, DSC (17 July 1892 – 7 August 1917), of the British Royal Naval Air Service, was the first pilot to land an aircraft on a moving ship.

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Edwin Moon

Squadron Leader Edwin Rowland Moon DSO* (8 June 1886 – 29 April 1920) was an English aviation pioneer who served in the Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Air Force during the First World War.

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Egbert Cadbury

Air Commodore Sir Egbert Cadbury DSC, DFC (1893—1967) was a First World War pilot who shot down two Zeppelins over the North Sea: L 21 on 28 November 1916, and L 70 on 6 August 1918: the latter while flying a De Havilland DH.4 with Robert Leckie as Observer/Gunner.

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Engineer

An engineer is a professional practitioner of engineering, concerned with applying scientific knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to develop solutions for technical, societal and commercial problems.

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English Channel

The English Channel (Manche, "Sleeve"; Mor Breizh, "Bretons Sea"; Mor Bretannek, "British Sea"), also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates southern England from northern France, and joins the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Eugene Gerrard

Air Commodore Eugene Louis Gerrard CMG, DSO, RAF (14 July 1881 – 7 February 1963) was an officer in the Royal Marines and Royal Air Force.

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Felixstowe

Felixstowe is an Edwardian seaside town and civil parish between the River Orwell and River Deben on the North Sea coast of Suffolk, England.

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First Sea Lord

The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff (1SL/CNS).

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Firth of Forth

The Firth of Forth (Scottish Gaelic: Linne Foirthe) is the estuary or firth of Scotland's River Forth, where it flows into the North Sea, between Fife to the north and Lothian to the south.

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Fleet Air Arm

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.

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Flight lieutenant

Flight lieutenant (Flt Lt in the RAF and IAF; FLTLT in the RAAF and RNZAF; formerly sometimes F/L in all services) is a junior commissioned air force rank which originated in the Royal Naval Air Service and continues to be used in the Royal Air Force and many other countries, especially in the Commonwealth.

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Flying ace

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

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Francis McClean

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Francis Kennedy McClean AFC (1876–1955) was an English civil engineer and pioneer aviator.

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Frederick Bowhill

Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick William Bowhill & Bar (1 September 1880 – 12 March 1960) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force before and during the Second World War.

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Frederick Sykes

Air Vice-Marshal Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes, GCSI, GCIE, GBE, KCB, CMG (23 July 1877 – 30 September 1954) was a military officer, British statesman and politician.

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Friedrichshafen

Friedrichshafen is a university city on the eastern shoreline of Lake Constance (the Bodensee) in Southern Germany, near both the borders of Switzerland and Austria.

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Gallipoli Campaign

The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign, the Battle of Gallipoli or the Battle of Çanakkale (Çanakkale Savaşı), was a campaign of World War I that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modern Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich), variously referred to as the German Reich or Realm, or Imperial Germany, was the historical German nation state that existed from the unification of Germany in 1871 to the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in November 1918, when Germany became a federal republic.

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Godfrey Paine

Rear-Admiral Sir Godfrey Marshall Paine (21 November 1871 – 23 March 1932) was a senior officer in the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force in the early part of the 20th century.

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H. H. Asquith

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (12 September 1852 – 15 February 1928), served as the Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.

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Hellenic Navy

The Hellenic Navy (HN) (Πολεμικό Ναυτικό, Polemikó Naftikó, abbreviated ΠΝ) is the naval force of Greece, part of the Greek Armed Forces.

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Hendon Aerodrome

Hendon Aerodrome was an aerodrome in London, England, that was an important centre for aviation from 1908 to 1968.

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Henry Allingham

Henry William Allingham (6 June 1896 – 18 July 2009) was a British supercentenarian, the oldest British man ever, First World War veteran and, for one month, the verified oldest living man in the world.

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Henry Botterell

Henry John Lawrence Botterell (November 7, 1896 – January 3, 2003) was a Canadian fighter pilot who served in the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) and then in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War I. When he died at the age of 106, the Canadian Department of Veterans' Affairs believed he had been the last surviving pilot in the world to have seen action in the Great War.

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History of the Royal Marines

The Corps of Royal Marines, the infantry land fighting element of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy, was formed as part of the Naval Service in 1755.

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HMA No. 1

His Majesty's Airship No.

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HMS Ark Royal (1914)

HMS Ark Royal was the first ship in history designed and built as a seaplane carrier.

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HMS Ark Royal (91)

HMS Ark Royal (pennant number 91) was an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that served during the Second World War.

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HMS Ben-my-Chree

HMS Ben-my-Chree (Manx: "Woman of My Heart"Dotan, p. 133) was a packet steamer and a Royal Navy (RN) seaplane carrier of the First World War.

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HMS Campania (1914)

HMS Campania was a seaplane tender and aircraft carrier, converted from an elderly ocean liner by the Royal Navy early in the First World War.

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HMS Empress (1914)

HMS Empress was a seaplane carrier of the Royal Navy (RN) that served during World War I. Converted from the Cross-Channel packet ship Empress, the ship's aircraft conducted aerial reconnaissance, observation and bombing missions in the North Sea and Eastern Mediterranean.

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HMS Engadine (1911)

HMS Engadine was a seaplane tender which served in the Royal Navy (RN) during World War I. Converted from the cross-Channel packet ship SS Engadine, she was initially fitted with temporary hangars for three seaplanes for aerial reconnaissance and bombing missions in the North Sea.

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HMS Furious (47)

HMS Furious was a modified built for the Royal Navy (RN) during the First World War.

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HMS Hermes (1898)

HMS Hermes was a ''Highflyer''-class protected cruiser built for the Royal Navy in the 1890s.

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HMS Manica

HMS Manica was a British cargo steamship that became the first kite balloon ship of the Royal Naval Air Service.

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HMS Nairana (1917)

HMS Nairana was a passenger ferry that was requisitioned by the Royal Navy (RN) as a seaplane carrier in 1917.

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HMS Riviera

HMS Riviera was a seaplane tender which served in the Royal Navy (RN) during World War I and World War II.

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HMS Royal Oak (08)

HMS Royal Oak was one of five s built for the Royal Navy during the First World War.

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HMS Vindex (1915)

HMS Vindex was a Royal Navy seaplane carrier during the First World War.

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Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster

Hugh Richard Arthur Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster, (familiarly "Bendor") (19 March 1879 – 19 July 1953) was a British landowner and one of the wealthiest men in the world.

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Imbros

Imbros or İmroz, officially changed to Gökçeada since July 29, 1970,Alexis Alexandris, "The Identity Issue of The Minorities In Greece An Turkey", in Hirschon, Renée (ed.), Crossing the Aegean: An Appraisal of the 1923 Compulsory Population Exchange Between Greece and Turkey, Berghahn Books, 2003, (older name in Turkish: İmroz; Greek: Ίμβρος Imvros), is the largest island of Turkey and the seat of Gökçeada District of Çanakkale Province.

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Interservice rivalry

Interservice rivalry is rivalry between different branches of a country's armed forces, in other words competition for limited resources among a nation's land forces (army), naval, and air forces.

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Isle of Grain

The Isle of Grain (Old English Greon meaning gravel) is the easternmost point of the Hoo Peninsula in the district of Medway in Kent.

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Isle of Sheppey

The Isle of Sheppey is an island off the northern coast of Kent, England in the Thames Estuary, some to the east of London.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Ivan Stedeford

Sir Ivan Arthur Rice Stedeford, GBE (28 January 1897 – 9 February 1975) was a British industrialist and philanthropist.

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Ivor Novello

David Ivor Davies (15 January 1893 – 6 March 1951), better known as Ivor Novello, was a Welsh composer and actor who became one of the most popular British entertainers of the first half of the 20th century.

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James White (RAF officer)

Captain James Butler White, DFC, RNAS (7 July 1893 – 2 January 1972) was a World War I Royal Naval Air Service flying ace.

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John Alcock (RAF officer)

Captain Sir John William Alcock (5 November 189218 December 1919) was a captain in the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force who, with navigator Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown, piloted the first non-stop transatlantic flight from St. John's, Newfoundland to Clifden, Connemara, Ireland.

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John Cyril Porte

Colonel John Cyril Porte CMG, FRAeS, Royal Navy (26 February 1884 – 22 October 1919) was a flying boat pioneer associated with the World War I Seaplane Experimental Station at Felixstowe.

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John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

Admiral of the Fleet John Arbuthnot "Jacky" (or "Jackie") Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, (25 January 1841 – 10 July 1920) was a British admiral known for his efforts at naval reform.

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Josiah Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood

Colonel Josiah Clement Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood, DSO, PC, DL (16 March 1872 – 26 July 1943), sometimes referred to as Josiah Wedgwood IV, was a British Liberal and Labour politician who served in government under Ramsay MacDonald.

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Judaean Mountains

The Judaean Mountains (הרי יהודה Harei Yehuda, جبال يهودا Jibal Yahuda), also Judaean Hills, is a mountain range in Israel and the West Bank where Jerusalem and several other biblical cities are located.

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Kingsnorth

Kingsnorth is a mixed rural and urban village and relatively large civil parish adjoining Ashford in Kent, England.

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Landships Committee

The Landships Committee was a small British committee formed during the First World War to develop armoured fighting vehicles for use on the Western Front.

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Lieutenant

A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt., LT, LTA, Lieut. and LEUT.) is a junior commissioned officer in many nations' armed forces, fire service, or law enforcement.

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Lieutenant commander

Lieutenant commander (also hyphenated lieutenant-commander and abbreviated Lt Cdr, LtCdr. or LCDR) is a commissioned officer rank in many navies.

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List of aircraft of the Royal Naval Air Service

This is a list of military aircraft used by the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS).

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List of Parseval airships

The Parsevals were 22 airships built between 1909 and 1919 by the Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft (LFG) following the design of August von Parseval.

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Little Willie

Little Willie was a prototype in the development of the British Mark I tank.

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London Southend Airport

London Southend Airport is an international airport in the district of Rochford within Essex, England, approximately from the centre of London.

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Longside

Longside is a village located in Aberdeenshire, Scotland and consists of a single main street.

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Machine Gun Corps

The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in World War I. The Heavy Branch of the MGC was the first to use tanks in combat, and the branch was subsequently turned into the Tank Corps, later called the Royal Tank Regiment.

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Malta

Malta, officially the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country comprising an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Manfred von Richthofen

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during the First World War.

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Maxim gun

The Maxim gun, which was invented by Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim in 1884, was the first recoil-operated machine gun.

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Middle Eastern theatre of World War I

The Middle Eastern theatre of World War I saw action between 29 October 1914 and 30 October 1918.

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Moudros

Moudros (Μούδρος) is a town and a former municipality on the island of Lemnos, North Aegean, Greece.

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Murray Sueter

Rear-Admiral Sir Murray Fraser Sueter, (6 September 1872, Alverstoke – 3 February 1960, Watlington, Oxfordshire) was a Royal Naval officer who was noted as a pioneer of naval aviation and later became a Member of Parliament (MP).

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No. 1 Armoured Car Company RAF

The No.1 Armoured Car Company RAF was a military unit of Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) based in Iraq and which played a role in the defence of RAF Habbaniya during World War II.

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No. 2 Armoured Car Company RAF

The Number 2 Armoured Car Company RAF was a military unit of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) which was based at Amman in what was the called the Transjordan.

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No. 201 Squadron RAF

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No. 203 Squadron RAF

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No. 220 Squadron RAF

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Noel Pemberton Billing

Noel Pemberton Billing (sometimes hyphenated as Noel Pemberton-Billing) (31 January 1881 – 11 November 1948) was an English aviator, inventor, publisher, and Member of Parliament.

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Nordholz Naval Airbase

Nordholz Naval Airbase (Fliegerhorst Nordholz) is a German Naval Air base located near the town of Nordholz in Lower Saxony, 25 km north of Bremerhaven, and 12 km southwest of Cuxhaven.

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Norman Blackburn

Captain Norman W G Blackburn (25 May 1896 - January 1966), was a World War I pilot, director of Blackburn Aircraft, and pilot instructor.

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North Sea

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Oliver Locker-Lampson

Commander Oliver Stillingfleet Locker-Lampson, CMG, DSO (25 September 1880 (Belgravia, London) – 8 October 1954 (Kensington, London)) was a British politician and naval officer.

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Otranto

Otranto (Hydruntum) is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.

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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the head of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom.

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R80 (airship)

The R80 was a British rigid airship, first flown on 19 July 1920 and the first fully streamlined airship to be built in Britain.

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RAF Coastal Command

RAF Coastal Command was a formation within the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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RAF Detling

RAF Detling was a station of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) in World War I and the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the Second World War.

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RAF Eastchurch

RAF Eastchurch was a Royal Air Force station near Eastchurch village, on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England.

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RAF Habbaniya

Royal Air Force Station Habbaniya, more commonly known as RAF Habbaniya, (originally RAF Dhibban) was a Royal Air Force station at Habbaniyah, about west of Baghdad in modern-day Iraq, on the banks of the Euphrates near Lake Habbaniyah.

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RAF officer ranks

Lieutenant General David Henderson originally proposed that Royal Air Force officers use a combination of British Army and Royal Navy ranks.

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Randolph Churchill

Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer-Churchill MBE (28 May 1911 – 6 June 1968) was the son of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine.

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Raymond Collishaw

Air Vice Marshal Raymond Collishaw CB, DSO & Bar, OBE, DSC, DFC, RAF (22 November 1893 – 28 September 1976) was a distinguished Canadian fighter pilot, squadron leader, and commanding officer who served in the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) and later the Royal Air Force.

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Reginald Bacon

Admiral Sir Reginald Hugh Spencer Bacon (6 September 1863 – 9 June 1947) was an officer in the Royal Navy noted for his technical abilities.

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Reginald Warneford

Reginald Alexander John Warneford, VC (15 October 1891 – 17 June 1915) was a Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) officer who received 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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Richard Bell Davies

Vice Admiral Richard Bell Davies VC CB DSO AFC (19 May 1886 – 26 February 1966), also known as Richard Bell-Davies, was a British Royal Navy officer and World War I fighter pilot.

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RNAS Longside

RNAS Longside is a former Royal Naval Air Service airship station located south of Longside, Aberdeenshire and north of Hatton, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Robert A. Little

Robert Alexander Little, DSO & Bar, DSC & Bar (19 July 1895 – 27 May 1918), a World War I fighter pilot, is generally regarded as the most successful Australian flying ace, with an official tally of forty-seven victories.

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Robert Erskine Childers

Robert Erskine Childers DSC (25 June 1870 – 24 November 1922), universally known as Erskine Childers, was the author of the influential novel The Riddle of the Sands and an Irish nationalist who smuggled guns to Ireland in his sailing yacht Asgard.

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Robert Leckie (RCAF officer)

Air Marshal Robert Leckie, CB, DSO, DSC, DFC, CD (16 April 1890 – 31 March 1975) was a British-born Canadian aviation pioneer and Chief of the Air Staff of the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1944 to 1947.

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Robert Marsland Groves

Air Commodore Robert Marsland Groves (3 January 1880 – 27 May 1920) was a Royal Navy officer involved with naval aviation during World War I. He was awarded his Aviator's Certificate no. 969 on 15 November 1914.

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Robert McCance

Robert Alexander McCance FRS (1898 – 3 March 1993) was Professor of Experimental Medicine at the University of Cambridge.

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Roderic Dallas

Roderic Stanley (Stan) Dallas, DSO, DSC & Bar (30 July 1891 – 1 June 1918) was an Australian fighter ace of World War I.

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Rolls-Royce Armoured Car

The Rolls-Royce armoured car was a British armoured car developed in 1914 and used in World War I and in the early part of World War II.

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Romania

RomaniaIn English, Romania was formerly often spelled Rumania or sometimes Roumania.

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Roy Brown (RAF officer)

Captain Arthur Roy Brown, DSC and bar RNAS (23 December 1893 – 9 March 1944) was a Canadian World War I flying ace.

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Royal Aero Club

The Royal Aero Club (RAeC) is the national co-ordinating body for Air Sport in the United Kingdom.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force.

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Royal Canadian Air Force

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) (French: Aviation royale canadienne, ARC), formerly, formally the Canadian Forces Air Command (AIRCOM), is the air force of Canada.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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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 Naval Reserve

The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy in the United Kingdom.

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Royal Navy

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

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Royal warrant of appointment

Royal warrants of appointment have been issued for centuries to tradespeople who supply goods or services to a royal court or certain royal personages.

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Russia

Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.

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Saint-Pol-sur-Mer

Saint-Pol-sur-Mer is a former commune in the Nord department in northern France.

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Scapa Flow

Scapa Flow viewed from its eastern end Scapa Flow is a body of water in the Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, sheltered by the islands of Mainland, Graemsay, Burray,S.

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Seaplane

A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.

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Seaplane Experimental Station

The Seaplane Experimental Station, formerly RNAS Felixstowe was a British aircraft design unit during the early part of the 20th century.

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Seaplane tender

A seaplane tender is a boat or ship that supports the operation of seaplanes.

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Second Battle of Gaza

The Second Battle of Gaza was fought between 17 to 19 April 1917, following the defeat of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) at the First Battle of Gaza in March, during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War.

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Ship

A ship is a large buoyant watercraft.

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Sopwith 1½ Strutter

The Sopwith 1½ Strutter was a British one or two-seat biplane multi-role aircraft of the First World War.

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Sopwith Camel

The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter introduced on the Western Front in 1917.

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Sopwith Pup

The Sopwith Pup was a British single-seater biplane fighter aircraft built by the Sopwith Aviation Company.

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Sopwith Triplane

The Sopwith Triplane was a British single seat fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by the Sopwith Aviation Company during the First World War.

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SS River Clyde

SS River Clyde was a British collier built by Russell & Co of Port Glasgow on the Firth of Clyde and completed in March 1905.

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Stanley Goble

Air Vice Marshal Stanley James (Jimmy) Goble, CBE, DSO, DSC (21 August 1891 – 24 July 1948) was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

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Strategic bombing

Strategic bombing is a military strategy used in a total war with the goal of defeating the enemy by destroying their morale or their economic ability to produce and transport materiel to the theatres of military operations, or both.

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Sub-lieutenant

Sub-lieutenant is a junior military officer rank.

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Submarine

A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Thasos

Thasos or Thassos (Θάσος) is a Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea, close to the coast of Thrace and the plain of the river Nestos but geographically part of Macedonia.

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The Riddle of the Sands

The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service is a 1903 novel by Erskine Childers.

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki (Θεσσαλονίκη), also known as Thessalonica, Salonika or Salonica, is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Greek Macedonia, the administrative region of Central Macedonia and the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace.

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Tondern raid

The Tondern raid, officially designated Operation F.7, was a British bombing raid mounted by the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force against the Imperial German Navy's airship base at Tønder, Denmark, then a part of Germany.

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Tony Wilding

Anthony "Tony" Frederick Wilding (31 October 1883 – 9 May 1915) was a former World number 1 tennis player from Christchurch, New Zealand and a soldier killed in action during World War I. Wilding was the son of wealthy English immigrants to New Zealand and enjoyed the use of private tennis courts at their home.

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TSS Manxman (1904)

TSS Manxman was a turbine steamer launched in 1904 for the Midland Railway and operated between Heysham and Douglas, Isle of Man.

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Tulkarm

Tulkarm or Tulkarem (طولكرم, Ṭūlkarm); is a Palestinian city in the West Bank, located in the Tulkarm Governorate.

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Turnhouse

Turnhouse is a suburb in the west of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, near Maybury, Gogar, Cammo and West Craigs.

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Upavon

Upavon is a rural village and civil parish in the English County of Wiltshire, England.

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Vendôme

Vendôme is a town in central France and is a subprefecture of the department of Loir-et-Cher.

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Vickers

Vickers was a famous name in British engineering that existed through many companies from 1828 until 1999.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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Wilhelmshaven

Wilhelmshaven is a coastal town in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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William Dickson (RAF officer)

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir William Forster Dickson (24 September 1898 – 12 September 1987) was a Royal Naval Air Service aviator during the First World War, a middle-ranking Royal Air Force officer during the inter-war years and a senior Royal Air Force commander during and after the Second World War.

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William Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill

William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS, (24 September 1893 – 30 December 1965) was a British (Scottish) peer and record-breaking air pioneer who was later shown to have been a traitor who passed secret information to the Imperial Japanese military before the Second World War.

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Wing commander (rank)

Wing Commander (Wg Cdr in the RAF, the IAF, and the PAF, WGCDR in the RNZAF and RAAF, formerly sometimes W/C in all services) is a senior commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many other Commonwealth countries, notably not including Canada.

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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

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World number 1 male tennis player rankings

World-number-one male tennis-player rankings is a year-by-year listing of both the male tennis player who, at the end of a full year of play, has generally been considered to be the best overall player for the entire year, and of the runner-up for that year.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Yarmouth is a town, port and civil parish in the western part of the Isle of Wight, off the southern coast of mainland England.

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Yser

The Yser (IJzer, Yser) is a river that rises in French Flanders (the north of France), enters the Belgian province of West Flanders and flows into the North Sea at the town of Nieuwpoort.

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Zeppelin

A Zeppelin was a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.

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References

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

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