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  Territorial Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For instance, the second line 'Wessex Division' was originally called the '2nd Wessex Division' (later the 45th Division) and the second line battalion for the 1/5th East Surreys was the 2/5th East Surreys.
The 42nd and 52nd divisions were sent to Gallipoli as reinforcements for the Helles front in May and June of 1915.
Although the British Government, as national government, is responsible for the defence of the territories, and holds direct control of military units raised within them, the local forces are raised and funded by the governments or the territories.
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 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Weapons and Warfare (1-A)
The 20th (East Devon) Regiment of Foot was a British infantry regiment raised at Exeter in 1688 by William III.
The 92nd Highland Regiment was a British infantry regiment raised in 1794 by the Duchess of Gordon with a shilling between her lips.
The 98th Foot was a British infantry army unit raised in 1824 as the 2nd Battalion of the North Staffordshire Regiment.
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 UNIFORMS - LoveToKnow Article on UNIFORMS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The undress cap of all Scottish infantry is the glengarry.
Swords, except in the case of Scottish infantry, are worn suspended by slings from a belt (the belt in infantry, rifles and hussars being worn under the tunic or sash).
In the 1st Guard division the shoulderstraps and piping are red and white, in the 2nd red and red, in the 3rd yellow and yellow respectively.
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 First World War Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Accrington PalsAccrington PalsThe Pals, the 11th Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment, suffered terribly at Serre on July the 1st 1916.
The Somme Heritage Centre The centre commemorates the involvement of the 36th (Ulster) and 16th (Irish) Divisions in the Battle of the Somme, the 10th (Irish) Division in Gallipoli, Salonika and Palestine and provides displays and information on the entire Irish contribution to the First World War.
The Royal British Legion The Royal British Legion is the UK's leading charity providing financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, and their dependents.
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