hace 3 días · British Army. The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of the British Armed Forces along with the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. As of 2022, the British Army comprises 79,380 regular full-time personnel, 4,090 Gurkhas, and 28,330 volunteer reserve personnel. 
hace 3 días · Lord Adam Gordon's Life Guards – 3rd Hussars; Graham's Perthshire Grey-Breeks – 90th Regiment of Foot (Perthshire Volunteers) (raised by Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch) The Grannies – Grenadier Guards; The Grasshoppers – 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (reference to rifle green colour of uniforms)
hace 3 días · General Sir Kenneth Anderson (1891—1959), Commander of the British First Army; Major-General Nelson Graham Anderson (1875—1945), DA & QMG; Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Anderson (1907—1979), General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Northern Ireland Command; Brigadier Robert Charles Beckett Anderson DSO (1895—1982), Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
hace 2 días · During the course of the war, eight men would be promoted to the rank of Field Marshal, the army's highest rank. By the end of the Second World War in September 1945, over 3.5 million men and women had served in the British Army, which had suffered around 720,000 casualties throughout the conflict. Contents 1 Background
15/11/2022 · HEIC Issue. Awarded in gold, silver gilt, silver, bronze and tin dependent upon rank and position to both British and native soldiers. Authorised for British Army wear on 29 August 1815. Several other ribbons were worn unofficially. Yellow Cord: Medal for Egypt: 31 July 1802: 8 March – 31 August 1801: HEIC Issue.
hace 6 días · The British Army during Operation Banner spent 38 years in Northern Ireland, during which the 2nd Battalion spent more time there than any other infantry battalion. Between 1971 and 1996, 51 men of the Parachute Regiment were killed while serving in Northern Ireland. The first was Sergeant Michael Willetts, 3rd Battalion.