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  Corporal of Horse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corporal of Horse (CoH) is a rank in the British Army's Household Cavalry corresponding to Sergeant in other regiments.
The rank below is Lance Corporal of Horse and that above is Staff Corporal.
A Corporal of Horse wears three rank chevrons surmounted by a metal crown.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corporal_of_Horse   (187 words)

 Lance-Corporal of Horse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lance-Corporal of Horse (LCoH) is an appointment unique to the Household Cavalry of the British Army, equivalent to Lance Sergeant in the Foot Guards.
On promotion to Corporal, an NCO is automatically appointed Lance-Corporal of Horse, so that the rank structure effectively goes straight from Lance-Corporal to Lance-Corporal of Horse, and then to Corporal of Horse.
A Lance-Corporal of Horse wears three rank chevrons surmounted by a cloth crown (as opposed to the metal crowns worn by full Corporals of Horse).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lance_Corporal_of_Horse   (158 words)

 Serjeant - LoveToKnow 1911
A "lance-serjeant" is a corporal holding the appointment and performing the duties, but not having the rank of serjeant.
The former "corporal of horse" and "corporal-major" still survive in the British Household Cavalry.
In Germany, Austria and Russia the regimental serjeant-majors of infantry and cavalry are styled Feldwebel and Wachtmeister respectively, while in France the titles are adjuaant and marechal des logis or marechal des logis chef.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Serjeant   (665 words)

 The Australian Light Horse at War
Perhaps it was a sign of the times, but the horse was important to the Australians who used them as livelihood in the outback and for transportation.
The familiarity of the Australians with their horses became an attribute during the conflicts in which they participated, both in South Africa and in the Middle East.
This familiarization with horses reflected a general set of rural values that Australians developed as part of their cultural traits.
www.lighthorse.org.au /military/austwar.htm   (1186 words)

 BORR Terrorism News: British military casualties in Iraq
Corporal Pritchard's parents said in a statement that he was "the epitome of a modern, professional soldier" who was "extremely proud" of his regiment.
Corporal Marc Taylor, 27, from Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, serving with the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, and Gunner David Lawrence, 25, from Wallsall in the West Midlands, of the Royal Artillery, died after a convoy was ambushed south-west of Basra on 28 September.
Corporal Ian Plank, a 31-year-old from Poole in Dorset serving with the Royal Marines, was killed by "hostile fire" during an operation on 31 October.
www.borrull.org /e/noticia.php?id=58678   (3530 words)

 Russian London / British soldiers killed in Iraq /   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Lance Corporal Shaun Andrew Brierley, of 212 Signal Squadron, was killed in a road accident in Kuwait, while Christopher Maddison, a Royal Marine, was killed in action during fighting in Basra.
Lance Corporal James McCue, of 7 Air Assault Battalion, was killed in an explosion in southern Iraq on 30 April.
Corporal Ian Plank, a Royal Marines NCO, was killed by hostile fire during an operation on 31 October.
www.russianlondon.com /print/22596   (1409 words)

 The Victoria Cross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Major Brown at once went to help and held the horse which was becoming unmanageable owing to the incessant fire of the enemy.
At least three other men had their horses held by him in order to enable them to mount, and in one case, an animal that had run away was chased and brought back.
Corporal Bareley’s horse was exhausted and he was being pursued by the enemy.
www.krh.org.uk /vc.htm   (1032 words)

 Find Corporal at myEweb.com
Facts and reports on corporal punishment in schools, prisons, institutions and as a judicial penalty, past and present, in all countries of the world.
Corporal is a rank in use in some form by most militaries, police forces or other uniformed organizations around the world.
he rank of corporal was established in 1775 with the birth of the Army and the NCO Corps.
uk.myeweb.com /web/index.php?qry_str=Corporal   (309 words)

 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Weapons and Warfare (C-F)
The Cheval de Frise (horse of Friesland) was the fore-runner of barbed wire entanglements used in warfare.
Monck's Regiment of Horse and Foot paraded on Tower Hill and ordered to lay down their arms and disband, and then were immediately ordered to take them up in the name of the King.
Corporal of Horse is the Household Cavalry name for the rank of sergeant.
www.fas.org /news/reference/probert/F3.HTM   (8840 words)

 THE HORSE SOLDIER - Identified Items   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He was among the first to answer the call of the State immediately after the passage of the ordinance of secession, and as a private participated in the occupation of Harper's Ferry.
But here Colonel Payne's horse was killed under him, and he himself, with a severe saber cut in the side, again fell into the hands of the enemy.
In June-July 1865, Huff was treated in the division hospital for sunstroke after losing his horse at the siege of Savannah, thus being forced to march on foot from Georgia to Raleigh, NC.
www.horsesoldier.com /catalog/g0015002.html   (7788 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Trooper who saved friend in face of friendly fire awarded George Cross
Corporal of Horse Mick Flynn was given the second highest medal for bravery, the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross, for fighting while outgunned and outnumbered by Iraqi tanks.
Staff Sergeant Andrew Sindall of the Corps of Royal Engineers, attached to D Squadron, was awarded the Queen's Gallantry medal for his actions during the same attack, when he drove his vehicle into fire to help to recover the survivors.
Corporals Lewin and McGrath, of the Queen's Royal Lancers, also the victims of friendly fire, were given bravery awards.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,3604,1074725,00.html   (1246 words)

 Body of Scot is brought home - Evening Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The coffin of Black Watch Lance Corporal Barry Stephen, 31, was one of 11 flown to RAF Brize Norton, in Oxfordshire, on a special flight.
Also arriving at the Oxfordshire airbase were the bodies of Marine Christopher Maddison, killed in a river ambush at Al Faw and Lance Corporal of Horse Matthew Hull, 25, who died in a "friendly-fire" incident when an American A-10 warplane fired on two British armoured vehicles.
Apart from Lance Corporal Stephen, the others brought home were Sergeant Steven Roberts, 33, killed in action near Al Zubayr, and Lance Corporal Shaun Brierley, killed in a crash in Kuwait.
www.eveningtimes.co.uk /print/news/5014487.shtml   (412 words)

 British Empire: Armed Forces: 2nd Life Guards: Farrier Corporal of Horse, 1906   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Farriers are responsible for shoeing the horses of the regiment.
The axe they carry is a symbol of office that originally performed the function of putting wounded horses out of their misery.
He wears a dark blue tunic with red collar and cuffs, similar to that of the Royal Horse Guards, but the Life Guards farriers are distinguishable from the RHG farriers by their fl helmet plume, the RHG farrier wears a red one.
www.britishempire.co.uk /forces/armyuniforms/britishcavalry/2ndlifeguards1906.htm   (121 words)

 Operation Telic: Details of British Casualties
Lance Corporal Karl Shearer was killed in an armoured vehicle accident in Iraq on 1 April.
Lance Corporal Karl Shearer died on operations in Iraq on Monday 1 April and another soldier remains very seriously injured.
My sympathy and that of the whole Regiment goes out to his widow, Suzie, to their daughter and their families at this difficult time and to the family of the injured man. Karl was a popular and very able soldier whom I had recently promoted.
www.operations.mod.uk /telic/shearer.htm   (276 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Nursing shrapnel wounds and burns, the three injured soldiers, Lieutenant Alex MacEwen, 25, Lance Corporal of Horse Steven Gerrard, 33, and Trooper Chris Finney, 18, spoke of their bewilderment and anger.
They said the US pilot apparently failed to recognise that their tanks were a British make, with special coalition identification aids and even a large Union flag on another machine in the five-vehicle convoy.
One of the soldiers' colleagues, Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull, did not escape the explosion.
nyc.indymedia.org /media/text/_be_carefu.txt   (660 words)

 GUSTAVUS COULSON VC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
They had not gone far when the horse was shot and both Coulson and Cramer fell to the ground.
At this juncture Corporal Ernest Shaw of the Lincolnshire Regiment, aware of the exposed position that Coulson was now in, rode back through the rearguard and took him up on his horse.
Corporal Shaw fell off the horse a few minutes later but managed to rejoin the column.
www.homeusers.prestel.co.uk /stewart/bbcoulso.htm   (889 words)

 Horse Riding Holidays in Spain - Epona Instructors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
All our Instructors are British Horse Society qualified and speak fluent Spanish and English, so safety and knowledge are guaranteed, this way your lessons will always be fun, interesting and helpful.
In 2003 Jane was given 'The Overseas Award' by The British Horse Society in recognition of her service to the society.
Fernando is a Spanish citizen born in Guatemala.
www.horse-e-world.com /Pages/Epo-Instructors.htm   (617 words)

 A Cavalry Brigade at Cambrai :: The Patriot Files :: Dedicated to the preservation of military history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
All that could be heard was the clip-clop of horses' feet, creaking of saddlery and champing of bits.
The prospect was by no means a cheerful one, but we lay down behind the horses to get what little sleep we could.
My section corporal had been told to get in some ammunition that had been dumped by the roadside, so, with several others, I was kicked into a state of somnambulism, and we trudged down the road for about half a mile in one of the flest nights that I can remember.
www.patriotfiles.com /article.php?sid=495   (2659 words)

 The Scottish Heraldry Forum Message
In a previous life I had a barrack room instructor who was a Lance/Corporal in the Household Cavalry (two stripes).
In the Brigade of Guards there were no corporals which meant there was a very large Sergeants’ Mess.
We had two Lance/Sergeants with three white stripes who would have been corporals in a line regiment.  A sergeant with three gold stripes was a full sergeant.
www.heraldry-scotland.co.uk /oldforum/ShowMessage.asp?ID=6064   (140 words)

 Dark Horse Comics > Profile > Predator: Big Game #2 (of 4)
Corporal Enoch Nakai has other ideas as he heads for the base just the same-in defiance of his superiors' orders.
This website is dedicated to educating librarians about the benefits of carrying Dark Horse graphic novels for their patrons.
Dark Horse, Dark Horse Comics, and the Dark Horse logo are trademarks of Dark Horse Comics, Inc., registered in various categories and countries.
www.darkhorse.com /profile/profile.php?sku=91-353   (282 words)

 Absolute Anime / The Amazing 3
When they land on Earth, a huge vacuum cleaner attached to their ship sucks up 3 animals; a duck, a horse and a bunny.
The Amazing 3 take over these bodies to be used as a disguise, to decide if the war-hungry Earth is a threat to the rest of the galaxy and should be destroyed or not.
The horse was named Corporal Ronnie and was always making contraptions such as an autopictograph where pictures were put into a machine and would come to life.
www.absoluteanime.com /amazing_3/index.htm   (579 words)

 horse portrait
Between the portraits of a goddess as a pig, and the portrait of her as a woman
with a horse's head, there is little to choose in respect of barbarism.
friend to take a portrait of her daughter with her pet horse before she is...
ukrainian-art.com /horse-portrait.shtml   (1231 words)

 corporal - OneLook Dictionary Search
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 Sea Horse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The second phase of Sea Launch was to demonstrate the concept on a larger scale, with a rocket with a complex set of guidance and control systems.
Sea Horse used one of 39 surplus Corporal missiles that Truax obtained from the Army.
Tests of the 9,000 kgf pressure fed, acid/aniline rocket were made from a barge in San Francisco Bay at Tiburon.
www.friends-partners.org /partners/mwade/lvs/seahorse.htm   (237 words)

 corporal (2) definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
corporal (2) definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
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 British Dead in Iraq - Military Images Photos Pictures Forums
Three days later, on 28 March, an incident involving light armoured vehicles of D Squadron, The Blues andamp; Royals, of the Household Cavalry Regiment, resulted in the death of Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull.
Lance Corporal Karl Shearer died at the scene and Lieutenant Alexander Tweedie died of his injuries in hospital three weeks later.
They were named as Corporal Marc Taylor, from the Royal Electrical andamp; Mechanical Engineers, and Gunner David Lawrence, of the Royal Artillery.
www.militaryimages.net /forums/showthread.php?t=2521   (1503 words)

 George Fox - 10. Planting the Seed in Wales.
There came a corporal of horse into the meeting, who was convinced, and remained a very good Friend.
The next day I spoke to James Nayler again; and he slighted what I said, was dark, and much out; yet he would have come and kissed me. But I said that since he had turned against the power of God, I could not receive his show of kindness.
After we had refreshed ourselves a little, and were ready, we took horse, and rode up to the inn, where the mayor, sheriff, and justices were.
cyberspacei.com /jesusi/authors/gfox/ch10.html   (6661 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Apology for 'friendly fire' deaths
Inquests into the deaths of Flight Lieutenant David Rhys Williams, 37, and Flight Lieutenant Kevin Barry Main, 35, have been opened and adjourned after their bodies were flown back to the UK.
On Friday Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull died when a US A-10 tankbuster aircraft fired on two armoured vehicles.
And in a third incident, two British soldiers - Corporal Stephen John Allbutt, 35, and 19-year-old Trooper David Jeffrey Clarke - were killed last Tuesday when their Challenger II tank was mistakenly fired upon by British comrades in another tank.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/2900349.stm   (522 words)

 The Military Funeral of Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull
The Military Funeral of Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull
The Military Funeral took place this afternoon of Lance Corporal of the Horse Matty Hull, a victim of the Iraq war on March 25th, when he was killed allegedly by an American Tankbuster A10 aircraft in a so-called 'friendly fire' incident.
Matty Hull was serving in Iraq with D Squadron of the Blues and Royals, Household Cavalry Regiment, and was based at Combermere Barracks here in Windsor.
www.thamesweb.co.uk /windsor/windsor2003/matty_hull_2003.html   (809 words)

 'The Yank opened up. He had absolutely no regard for human life. He was a cowboy out on a jolly'
Lieutenant Alex MacEwen, 25, Lance Corporal of Horse Steven Gerrard, 33, and Trooper Chris Finney, 18, were flown home last night with shrapnel wounds and burns.
Before leaving the Argus they spoke of their bewilderment and anger that, despite flying very low over their heads, the A10 pilot apparently failed to recognise the coalition identification markings on their British-made tanks.
Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull, 25, did not escape.
www.ccmep.org /2003_articles/Iraq/033103_the_yank_opened_up.htm   (1146 words)

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