William Augustus Adam
William Augustus Adam (27 May 1865 – 18 October 1940) was a British and army officer and Conservative Party politician.He was born with the surname "Adams" but later changed his name.He was a member o...
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British infantry brigades of the First World War
During the First World War 259 infantry brigades were raised by the British Army, two by the Royal Navy, and one from the Royal Marines. Of these brigades fifty-three were held in reserve or only used...
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Anthony Farrar-Hockley
General Sir Anthony Heritage Farrar-Hockley GBE, KCB, DSO & Bar, MC (8 April 1924 – 11 March 2006), affectionately known as 'Farrar the Para' , was a British soldier and a military historian...
Michael Walker, Baron Walker of Aldringham
Field Marshal Michael John Dawson Walker, Baron Walker of Aldringham GCB, CMG, CBE, DL (born 7 July 1944) is a retired British Army officer. Commissioned in 1966, he served in Cyprus, N...
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Recruitment to the British Army during the First World War
At the beginning of 1914 the British Army had a reported strength of 710,000 men including reserves, of which around 80,000 were regular troops ready for war. By the end of World War I almost 1 in 4 o...
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Home Service Force
The Home Service Force was a Home Guard type force established in the United Kingdom in 1982. It was linked to the Territorial Army (TA) and recruited from volunteers aged 18–60 with previous British ...
Eric Sherbrooke Walker
Major Eric George Sherbrooke Walker, MC (1887–1976) was hotelier and founder of the Outspan Hotel and Treetops Hotel in Kenya, as well as a decorated military officer. He is remembered as the h...
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Tony Geraghty
Tony Geraghty (born 13 January 1932) is a British-Irish writer and journalist. He served in the Parachute Regiment, and was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal for his work as a military liai...
Colin Campbell Mitchell
Lieutenant-Colonel Colin Campbell Mitchell (17 November 1925 – 20 July 1996) was a British Army lieutenant-colonel and politician. He became famous in July 1967 when he led the Argyll and Sutherland H...
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Battle of Ballinalee
The Battle of Ballinalee took place during the Irish War of Independence on 3 November 1920. The Irish Republican Army (IRA), led by Seán Mac Eoin, drove a force of British Army and Royal Irish Consta...
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Andy McNab
Steven Billy Mitchell DCM, MM (born 28 December 1959), usually known by the pseudonym and pen-name of Andy McNab, is an English novelist and former Special Air Service (SAS) sergeant.McNab came i...
Edward Burgess (British Army officer)
General Sir Edward Arthur Burgess KCB OBE (born 30 September 1927) is a British Army General who served as Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe.
Educated at Bloxham School, Edward Burgess ...
List of units of the British Army Territorial Force 1908
The following is a list of units transferred to the Territorial Force on 1 April 1908, or raised in that year under the terms of the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907, and the associations by wh...
British Expeditionary Force (World War I)
The British Expeditionary Force or BEF was the force sent to the Western Front during the First World War. Planning for a British Expeditionary Force began with the Haldane reforms of the British Army...
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