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William Morris (British Army officer)

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Lieutenant-Colonel William Morris, CB (18 December 1820 – 11 July 1858),Sir R. White-Thomson,, 1903 was a British soldier who rode in the Charge of the Light Brigade. [1]

70 relations: Adjutant general, Aide-de-camp, Bangalore, Battle of Aliwal, Battle of Balaclava, Battle of Sobraon, Brevet (military), British Raj, Charge of the Light Brigade, Charles Wooden, Cornet (rank), Crimean War, Curragh Camp, Dartmoor, David Hemmings, Devon, Easton, Lincolnshire, Edward Bowring Stephens, England, First Anglo-Sikh War, FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, George Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan, Gwalior Campaign, Gwalior Star, Half-pay, Hatherleigh, Henry Somerset (British Army officer), Hercules, Horse Guards (building), Indian Rebellion of 1857, James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, James Bucknall Bucknall Estcourt, James Mouat, James Yorke Scarlett, Jane Austen, Kerch, Khadki, Legion of Honour, Lieutenant colonel (United Kingdom), Louis Nolan, Mahabaleshwar, Mark Burns (actor), Matriculation, Meerut, Mentioned in dispatches, Order of the Bath, Order of the Medjidie, Pune, Purchase of commissions in the British Army, Quartermaster general, ..., Richard Airey, 1st Baron Airey, Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Selimiye Barracks, Sir Montague Cholmeley, 1st Baronet, St John's College, Cambridge, St. Mary's Church, Pune, Staff College, Camberley, The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film), The Thin Red Line (Battle of Balaclava), Thomas William Taylor (British Army officer), United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Vanessa Redgrave, Varna, Victoria Cross, Westminster Abbey, William Spry (governor of Barbados), 15th The King's Hussars, 16th The Queen's Lancers, 17th Lancers, 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons. Expand index (20 more) »

Adjutant general

An adjutant general is a military chief administrative officer.

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Aide-de-camp

An aide-de-camp (French expression meaning literally helper in the military camp) is a personal assistant or secretary to a person of high rank, usually a senior military, police or government officer, a member of a royal family, or a head of state.

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Bangalore

Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Battle of Aliwal

The Battle of Aliwal was fought on 28 January 1846 between the British and the Sikhs.

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Battle of Balaclava

The Battle of Balaclava, fought on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War, was part of Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855) to capture the port and fortress of Sevastopol, Russia's principal naval base on the Black Sea.

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Battle of Sobraon

The Battle of Sobraon was fought on 10 February 1846, between the forces of the East India Company and the Sikh Khalsa Army, the army of the Sikh Empire of the Punjab.

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Brevet (military)

In many of the world's military establishments, a brevet was a warrant giving a commissioned officer a higher rank title as a reward for gallantry or meritorious conduct but without conferring the authority, precedence, or pay of real rank.

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British Raj

The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Charge of the Light Brigade

The Charge of the Light Brigade was a charge of British light cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 in the Crimean War.

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Charles Wooden

Charles Wooden VC (24 March 1829 – 24 April 1876) was a German-born soldier in the British Army and a 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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Cornet (rank)

Cornet was originally the third and lowest grade of commissioned officer in a British cavalry troop, after captain and lieutenant.

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Crimean War

The Crimean War (or translation) was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia.

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Curragh Camp

Curragh Camp (Campa an Churraigh) is an army base and military college located in The Curragh, County Kildare, Ireland.

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Dartmoor

Dartmoor is a moor in southern Devon, England.

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David Hemmings

David Edward Leslie Hemmings (18 November 1941 – 3 December 2003) was an English film, theatre and television actor, as well as a film and television director and producer. He also founded the Hemdale Film Corporation in 1967. He is noted for his role as the photographer in the drama mystery-thriller film Blowup (1966), directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Early in his career, Hemmings was a boy soprano appearing in operatic roles.

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Devon

Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Easton, Lincolnshire

Easton is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Edward Bowring Stephens

Edward Bowring Stephens (10 December 1815, in Exeter – 10 November 1882, in London), (works signed E B Stephens) was a British sculptor from Devon.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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First Anglo-Sikh War

The First Anglo-Sikh War was fought between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company between 1845 and 1846.

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FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan

Field Marshal FitzRoy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, (30 September 1788 – 28 June 1855), known before 1852 as Lord FitzRoy Somerset, was a British Army officer.

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George Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan

Field Marshal George Charles Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan, (16 April 1800 – 10 November 1888), styled Lord Bingham before 1839, was an Anglo-Irish aristocrat and British Army officer.

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Gwalior Campaign

The Gwalior Campaign was fought between British and Marathan forces in Gwalior in India, December 1843.

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Gwalior Star

The Gwalior Star is a Campaign medal presented by the Honourable East India Company to the soldiers of the British Army and the British led Bengal Army who took part in the 1843 Gwalior Campaign.

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Half-pay

Half-pay (h.p.) was a term used in the British Army and Royal Navy of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries to refer to the pay or allowance an officer received when in retirement or not in actual service.

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Hatherleigh

Hatherleigh is a small market town in west Devon, England.

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Henry Somerset (British Army officer)

Lieutenant General Sir Henry Somerset KCB KH (30 December 1794 – 15 February 1862) was a British Army officer.

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Hercules

Hercules is a Roman hero and god.

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Horse Guards (building)

Horse Guards is a historic building in the City of Westminster, London, between Whitehall and Horse Guards Parade.

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Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India between 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown.

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James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan

Lieutenant General James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan (16 October 1797 – 28 March 1868) was an officer in the British Army who commanded the Light Brigade during the Crimean War.

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James Bucknall Bucknall Estcourt

James Bucknall Bucknall Estcourt (1803-1855), was a major-general and MP.

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James Mouat

Surgeon General Sir James Mouat VC KCB (14 April 1815 – 4 January 1899) 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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James Yorke Scarlett

General the Hon.

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.

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Kerch

Kerch (Керчь, Керч, Old East Slavic: Кърчевъ, Ancient Greek: Παντικάπαιον Pantikapaion, Keriç, Kerç) is a city of regional significance on the Kerch Peninsula in the east of the Crimea.

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Khadki

Khadki is a town near Pune in Maharashtra, India.

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Legion of Honour

The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.

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Lieutenant colonel (United Kingdom)

Lieutenant colonel (Lt Col), is a rank in the British Army and Royal Marines which is also used in many Commonwealth countries.

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Louis Nolan

Louis Edward Nolan (4 January 1818 – 25 October 1854) was a British Army officer and cavalry tactician best known for his role and death in the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War.

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Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a small town and a municipal council in Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Mark Burns (actor)

Mark Burns (30 March 1936 – 8 May 2007) was an English film and television actor.

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Matriculation

Matriculation is the formal process of entering a university, or of becoming eligible to enter by fulfilling certain academic requirements such as a matriculation examination.

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Meerut

Meerut (IAST: Meraṭha), is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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Mentioned in dispatches

A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy is described.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Order of the Medjidie

Medjidie or Mejidie (Mecidiye Nişanı, August 29, 1852 – 1922) is the name of a military and knightly order of the Ottoman Empire.

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Pune

Pune, formerly spelled Poona (1857–1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai.

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Purchase of commissions in the British Army

The purchase of officer commissions in the British Army was the practice of paying money to be made an officer in the cavalry and infantry regiments of the English and later British Army.

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Quartermaster general

A quartermaster general is the staff officer in charge of supplies for a whole army.

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Richard Airey, 1st Baron Airey

General Richard Airey, 1st Baron Airey (April 180314 September 1881), known as Sir Richard Airey between 1855 and 1876, was a senior British Army officer of the 19th century.

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Royal Military College, Sandhurst

The Royal Military College (RMC), founded in 1801 and established in 1802 at Great Marlow and High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, England, but moved in October 1812 to Sandhurst, Berkshire, was a British Army military academy for training infantry and cavalry officers of the British and Indian Armies.

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Selimiye Barracks

Selimiye Barracks (Selimiye Kışlası), also known as Scutari Barracks, is a Turkish Army barracks located in the Üsküdar district on the Asian part of Istanbul, Turkey.

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Sir Montague Cholmeley, 1st Baronet

Sir Montague Cholmeley, 1st Baronet (20 March 1772 – 10 March 1831) was a British politician and baronet.

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St John's College, Cambridge

St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge (the full, formal name of the college is The Master, Fellows and Scholars of the College of St John the Evangelist in the University of Cambridge).

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St. Mary's Church, Pune

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Staff College, Camberley

Staff College, Camberley, Surrey, was a staff college for the British Army and the presidency armies of British India (later merged to form the Indian Army).

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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968 film)

The Charge of the Light Brigade is a 1968 British DeLuxe Color war film made by Woodfall Film Productions in Panavision and distributed by United Artists, depicting parts of the Crimean War and the eponymous charge.

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The Thin Red Line (Battle of Balaclava)

The Thin Red Line was a military action by the British Sutherland Highlanders 93rd (Highland) Regiment at the Battle of Balaklava on 25 October 1854, during the Crimean War.

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Thomas William Taylor (British Army officer)

Major-General Thomas William Taylor (13 July 1782 – 8 January 1854) of Ogwell House, West Ogwell, in Devon, was a British Army officer who became Lieutenant-Governor of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa Redgrave (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, and a political activist.

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Varna

Varna (Варна, Varna) is the third-largest city in Bulgaria and the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.

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Victoria Cross

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

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

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William Spry (governor of Barbados)

William Spry (born England, died Barbados, September 4, 1772) was a jurist and governor of Barbados.

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15th The King's Hussars

The 15th The King's Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army.

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16th The Queen's Lancers

The 16th The Queen's Lancers was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1759.

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17th Lancers

The 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1759 and notable for its participation in the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War.

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6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons

The 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1689 as Sir Albert Cunningham's Regiment of Dragoons.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Morris_(British_Army_officer)

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