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Herefordshire Light Infantry

The Herefordshire Light Infantry was an infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1861 to 1967. The regiment had no lineal connection with the 36th Regiment of Foot.

                                               

South Lancashire Regiment

The South Lancashire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 to 1958. The regiment, which recruited, as its title suggests, primarily from the South Lancashire area, was created as part of the Childers Ref ...

                                               

Cavalry regiments of the British Army in World War I

                                               

Essex Regiment

                                               

Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

                                               

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

                                               

Royal Hampshire Regiment

                                               

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

                                               

Yeomanry regiments of the British Army in World War I

                                               

145th Infantry Regiment (United States)

                                               

Brigades of the British Army in World War I

                                               

Army groups of the Imperial German Army

                                               

1st London Field Company Royal Engineers

The 1st London Field Company, Royal Engineers was a Territorial engineer unit of the British Army active during World War I. Formed in 1908, it was based in Bethnal Green in East London.

                                               

Motor Machine Gun Service

The Motor Machine Gun Service was a unit of the British Army in the First World War, consisting of batteries of motorcycle/sidecar combinations carrying Vickers machine guns. It was formed in 1914 and incorporated into the Machine Gun Corps in Oc ...

                                               

Pals battalion

The Pals battalions of World War I were specially constituted battalions of the British Army comprising men who had enlisted together in local recruiting drives, with the promise that they would be able to serve alongside their friends, neighbour ...

                                               

Dismounted Brigades of the British Army

                                               

Twelfth Army (Italy)

After the disastrous defeat at Caporetto November 1917 the Italian Army was completely reorganized by Armando Diaz and a new 12th Italian Army was formed. It was in fact a French-Italian Army under command of French General Jean Cesar Graziani. I ...

                                               

6th Cruiser Squadron

The Royal Navys cruiser squadrons usually contained a maximum of five to six ships but down but sometimes as low as two to three ships. Between 1914 and 1924 to 25 they were designated Light Cruiser Squadrons after 1925 re-designated Cruiser Squa ...

                                               

7th Cruiser Squadron

The 7th Cruiser Squadron was a blockading force of the Royal Navy during the First World War used to close the English Channel to German traffic. It was employed patrolling an area of the North Sea known as the Broad Fourteens in support of vesse ...

                                               

Royal Navy admirals of World War I

                                               

Lynne C. Quiggle

Lynne Cline Quiggle was a rear admiral of the United States Navy. He saw service in World War II and in the Cold War before he was lost at sea in 1958.

                                               

Royal Navy officers of World War I

                                               

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve personnel of World War I

                                               

1st Battlecruiser Squadron

The First Battlecruiser Squadron was a Royal Navy squadron of battlecruisers that saw service as part of the Grand Fleet during the First World War. It was created in 1909 as the First Cruiser Squadron and was renamed in 1913 to First Battle Crui ...

                                               

1st Cruiser Squadron

The First Cruiser Squadron was a Royal Navy squadron of cruisers that saw service as part of the Grand Fleet during the World War I then later as part of the Mediterranean during the Interwar period and World War II it first established in 1904 a ...

                                               

1st Light Cruiser Squadron

The 1st Light Cruiser Squadron was a Royal Navy unit of the Grand Fleet during World War One. Four of its ships fought at Jutland in 1916, by which time it was under the command of Commodore Edwyn Alexander-Sinclair - his flagship, Galatea, was t ...

                                               

2nd Battlecruiser Squadron

On 15 January 1915, HMS New Zealand became flagship of the 2nd BCS. She was replaced as flagship by the Australian battlecruiser HMAS Australia on 8 February 1915. With the transfer of HMS Inflexible and Indomitable to the newly created 3rd Battl ...

                                               

2nd Light Cruiser Squadron

Originally part of the Grand Fleet, the squadron fought at the Battle of Jutland, where it was commanded by William Goodenough and consisted of Southampton flagship, Birmingham, Nottingham and Dublin. Following the battle, the squadron undertook ...

                                               

3rd Battlecruiser Squadron

The 3rd Battlecruiser Squadron was a short-lived Royal Navy squadron of battlecruisers that saw service as part of the Grand Fleet during the First World War.

                                               

3rd Light Cruiser Squadron

In April 1919 the squadron was detached to the Mediterranean Fleet. In December 1922 the squadron was re-designated the 3rd Cruiser Squadron.

                                               

4th Light Cruiser Squadron

In 1919 the squadron was assigned to the East Indies Station.

                                               

8th Cruiser Squadron

The Royal Navys cruiser squadrons were usually distributed to both fleets and stations. They contained a maximum of five to six ships but down as low as two to three ships. From 1914 until 1924/25 they were usually designated as Light Cruiser Squ ...

                                               

9th Cruiser Squadron

The Royal Navys cruiser squadrons were usually shared between fleets and stations. Consisting from five to six ships in wartime and in peacetime as low as two to three ships. From 1914 until 1924/25 they were designated as Light Cruiser Squadrons ...

                                               

10th Cruiser Squadron

The 10th Cruiser Squadron, also known as Cruiser Force B was a formation of cruisers of the British Royal Navy from 1913 to 1917 and then again from 1940 to 1946.

                                               

11th Cruiser Squadron

The 11th Cruiser Squadron and also known as Cruiser Force E was a formation of cruisers of the British Royal Navy from 1914 to 1917 and again from 1939 to 1940.

                                               

12th Cruiser Squadron

The 12th Cruiser Squadron also known as Cruiser Force G was a formation of cruisers of the British Royal Navy from 1914 to 1915 and then again from 1939 to 1943.

                                               

China Station (Royal Navy)

The Commander-in-Chief, China Station was the admiral in command of what was usually known as the China Station, at once both a British Royal Navy naval formation and its admiral in command. It was created in 1865 and deactivated in 1941. From 18 ...

                                               

Commander-in-Chief, Rosyth

                                               

East Indies and Egyptian Seaplane Squadron

The East Indies and Egyptian Seaplane Squadron was a formation of Seaplane Carriers of the British Royal Navy it was the Royal Navys first carrier squadron from 1916 to 1918.

                                               

Harwich Force

The Harwich Force originally called Harwich Striking Force was a squadron of the Royal Navy, formed during the First World War and based in Harwich. It played a significant role in the war.

                                               

British Army generals of World War I

                                               

Indian Army generals of World War I

                                               

United States Army generals of World War I

                                               

RAF Netheravon

                                               

Berca Airfield

Berca Airfield is a former civil airport and military airfield, located in the Al Birkah suburb of Benghazi, Libya. The facility appears to be a pre-World War II civil airport which may have also been used by the Italian Regia Aeronautica Air For ...

                                               

Sidi Azeiz Airfield

Sidi Azeiz Airfield, or Sidi Azeis is an abandoned World War II military airfield in the eastern desert of Libya. It was located near the Egyptian border near Jabbanat Sidi, about 100 km east of Tobruk. German Coordinates are given as 31°40′00″N ...

                                               

Rats of Tobruk Memorial

The Rats of Tobruk Memorial is on Anzac Parade, the principal ceremonial and memorial avenue of Canberra, Australia. The German siege of the Libyan Mediterranean Sea port town of Tobruk began on 10 April 1941. After desperate fighting, most of th ...

                                               

World War II memorials in Queensland

                                               

Memorial de la France combattante

The Memorial de la France combattante is the most important memorial to French fighters of World War II. It is situated below Fort Mont-Valerien in Suresnes, in the western suburbs of Paris. It commemorates members of the armed forces from France ...

                                               

Kiangan National Shrine

The Kiangan National Shrine also known as the Yamashita Shrine is a war memorial in Kiangan, Ifugao, Philippines. which commemorates the surrender the top commander of Japanese Imperial Army in the Philippines, General Tomoyuki Yamashita to the A ...

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