Index - Regiments and Corps of the British Army

Index. Regiments and Corps of the British Army. The structure of British Army Regiments and Corps are complicated because of the number of amalgamations and changes that have taken place over the years (from the 17th Century).

British Army Service Records | findmypast.com

The British Army service records include the names of both officers and other ranks. Commissioned officers include the ranks of general, brigadier, colonel, major, captain, and lieutenant. Until 1871, commissions (up to the rank of colonel) were purchased.

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British Military Unit Names Published: Jan 27, 2020. By. Yuriy116. Watch. 3 Favourites. 0 Comments. 117 Views. royalmarines britisharmy military royalairforce specialforces unitedkingdom militaryarmy. There are plenty of different unit types used in the British military. This is an attempt at organizing them by military branch, corps, and/or ...

British Military Snipers - British Special Forces

British Military Snipers. This page takes a look at an elite breed of soldier, the sniper. Here we examine the role, equipment and training of the various sniper units within the regular British armed forces (not including the Special Forces). Sniper - Roles . On the battlefield, the sniper's primary role is to scout out ahead of the main force ...

h2g2 - US Army Unit Nomenclature

Generally, US Marine Corps (USMC) units are about the same size as US Army units of the same name. USMC Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) have different titles and usually take on greater responsibilities at lower ranks. For instance, an Army sergeant would lead a fire team, whereas a Marine corporal would lead a fire team. Regimental System

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British Army News unit : BAPO: British Army Post Office (RE) B.A.O.R. British Army of the Rhine (post WW2) B.A.R. British Army of the Rhine (post WW1) BC: Battery Commander : BC: Battle Casuality : BCD: Biological and Chemical Defence : BCOF: British Commonwealth Occupation Force (Japan) BD: Base Depot : BD: Biological Defence : BD: Bomb ...

List of British Army regiments and corps - Wikipedia

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British Army organisation | National Army Museum

An army is a formation consisting of two or more corps. They are commanded by a general or a field marshal. An army in the Second World War numbered about 150,000 men. Eleven British armies were formed during the First World War. More than one army operating together is known as an army group.

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These are the world's most elite military teams. They're highly trained, best equipped and well-prepared fighting units specializing in surgical military operations, from ending a hostage situation swiftly to stealthily eliminating top terrorists. Yeah, pity the fools who get on the wrong side of any of these elite fighting forces.

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Answer (1 of 2): The units of an army by size are as follows: * Buddy team or Pair (2, commanded by the senior soldier, there's a saying that goes "two is one, one is none, there's another that goes "if two privates are alone on a hill, one is in charge". * …

The 6 most-secret units in military history - We Are The ...

Like many of the units on the list, Delta has gone through a few name changes over the years. Formation of an elite counter-terrorism unit had been proposed multiple times in the 1970s and Delta Force is widely believed to have been formed in late 1977. Its operational history got off to a horrible start with the failed Operation Eagle Claw in ...

7 Unusual Military Units - HISTORY

From colossal Prussians and delirious Vikings to a faith-based U.S. Army unit, find out more about seven of history's most unconventional military outfits. ... the British Army handpicks around ...

The British Military Garrison in Ireland - British Army

The British Army, comprising regular English, Scottish and Welsh regiments and the locally-recruited RIR, maintains a massive garrison across the Six Counties. A British garrison has been in place in the Six Counties since the enforced partition of the island in 1921. It has regularly been reinforced to stand at its current level of circa ...

Regiments of the British Army - British Military History

The British Army was deemed to have performed poorly during the Crimean War of 1853 – 1856, and the Indian Mutiny of 1857. A Royal Commission was established in 1858, which reported in 1862. Like many commissions, few of its recommendations were implemented, as there was significant resistance to many of the proposed changes.

British Military Records • FamilySearch

Records of Loyalists and others who remained in Canada are separate from other military records. Muster rolls for British Forces in the United States during the Revolutionary war are part of the British military records, "C" series, 1757-1899. They are microfilmed and held at the Family History Library 928940-948947 and 1631540-1631549.

British Army Formations/Units - Alan's Web Home

A Brigade is the smallest self-supporting formation in the British Army. The basic building block of a military force is the 'unit'. This comprises 500-600 soldiers under a Commanding Officer, CO. Infantry units are known as battalions. Most other …

United Kingdom - Camopedia

The OPFOR (Opposing Forces) unit of the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) wear a variation of DPM with a blue/purple colorway to distinguish them from regular forces. Lessons learned by British troops in Afghanistan led to the Multi Terrain Pattern - being introduced in the British Army from 2010.

15 Unexpected Military Operation Codenames | Mental Floss

Guess the British military managed to sneak this strangely named mission under Churchill's nose somehow. Operation Mincemeat involved a decoy corpse —a possible (if gross) clue for the name ...

Is use of names and insignias of disbanded British ...

I wish to make a commercial PC video game based on the British commando units from 1940s that have been disbanded in 1946. The unit is "No.3 commando". Is the use of names like no.3 and commando permitted in the name and other text in a video game? Same goes for insignia.

British Army in Northern Ireland 1969 to 2007 – Alan Malcher

British Army in Northern Ireland 1969 to 2007. EDITORIAL NOTE – I agree with a recent comment pointing out the title is misleading and it should be noted all branches of the military played an essential role in this operation, not just the army. Operation Banner, the official name of the British military campaign in Northern Ireland, is among ...

British Army Ranks - Alan's Web Home

British Army Ranks. British Army personnel are ranked according to level, from the lowest (privates) to the highest (generals). Above private soldiers there are three types of officer: non-commissioned officers, warrant officers, and commissioned officers. Commissioned Officers are graduates of military academies or of officer training schools.

The British Army in the Revolutionary War

The British army fought for Great Britain in the Revolutionary War and was considered the most well-trained and disciplined army in the world. The army served for the entire eight years of the Revolutionary War, from 1775-1783, in various campaigns fought around the world. A few regiments also served in the early days of the American Revolution ...

List of British military bases in Germany - zxc.wiki

The list of British military locations in Germany lists all military facilities of British units in Germany, both closed and existing. In order to preserve the originality, the place names - as far as it seemed reasonable - follow the names used by the British armed forces (i.e. later community reforms are not taken into account).

U.S. Army Units Explained: From Squads to Brigades to Corps

A field army is the U.S. Army's largest unit structure (50,000 and more soldiers). The last use of a field army was in 1991 during Operation …

8 Prolific World War II Special Units | Historical ...

The unit's training regime was innovative for the period, physically demanding, and advanced from normal British Army training. A candidate's training began immediately, with an 8-mile march, and exercises were conducted with live ammunition …

100+ Best Military Nicknames (With Meanings)

A name given to someone who tends to cry a great deal and is a little weepy. NOTE: you never want to be the cry-baby in a military unit (or corporate boardroom). BAMF . An internationally known acronym that designates the owner as one bad-a** mother****er (see Pulp Fiction) Barbie

British Special Forces | SAS | SBS | SFSG | SRR

The roles of the British Army's special forces unit, the 22nd Special Air Service, include counter-terrorism and reconnaissance. The SAS is one of the world's most renowned and respected special forces regiments. more info : SAS. The Special Boat Service (SBS)

Regimental Nicknames - ARRSEpedia

Headline text--Darkonas89 18:11, 12 May 2016 (BST) Sometimes funny, normally rude - the names Regiments have historically and colloquially been known by.Due to amalgamation and disbandment, some no longer exist and, where possible, the names have been applied to their successor formations:

British Army soldiers of the First World War - The ...

Search by unit name and number for the war diaries of British Army units that served on the Western Front and in Mesopotamia on our website (£) and for units that served in the Gallipoli Campaign at the Dardanelles on Ancestry.co.uk (£). See below for advice on searching for the war diaries of units that served elsewhere in the world during ...