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HITCHMAN, Joseph, Pte.

HITCHMAN, Joseph William Edgar, PLY/15103, Private.

Royal Marine Light Infantry.

Plymouth Battalion, Royal Navy Division.

He was born in Cannock, Staffs on the 9th March 1893, the son of Albert and Mary Hitchman. 128 more words


RM 350 Parade at Buckingham Palace

On Tuesday 08 July, seven Royal Marine cadets from the Royal Hospital School CCF took part in the 350th Anniversary Parade in London for Her Majesty’s Royal Marine Cadets. 189 more words

School News

Former RHS Pupil named as Best Royal Marine Band Musician

Former Royal Hospital School Music Scholar, Craig Saunders, was one of 21 marines, who have been studying for three years at the Portsmouth-based Royal Marines School of Music. 85 more words

School News

War hero who survived three tours of Afghanistan loses leg while helping car crash victims

A Royal Marine Commando survived multiple tours of Afghanistan and Iraq only to lose a leg while off-duty – helping out at the scene of a car crash. 283 more words


5th September 1914

The first casualty from places now within Solihull to die as a result of enemy action appears to be Private William Henry Wright of the Royal Marine Light Infantry (RMLI), also called the Red Marines. 461 more words

First World War

Marine Prepares for Invictus Games Cycling

It’s only nine days until London’s Olympic Park host the Invictus Games. The Games will see hundreds of athletes from fourteen nations competing across nine sports.  43 more words

Join the Marines and be happy. That's an order.

Some people who read my blogs have said that one phrase that recurs is “I don’t watch much tv, however…”. Well, I don’t watch much tv, however, a while back I watched a bit of a documentary on new recruits in the Marines – Royal Marines, that is. 341 more words

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