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New South Wales Marine Corps 1788-1791

When Captain Arthur Phillip arrived in Botany Bay in January 1788 with the First Fleet, he brought with him the first long-term British military presence to set foot in Australia, the New South Wales Marine Corps (later to be re-named the British Royal Navy Marine Corps). 1,105 more words

Military Law

24 February 1919 We Lost 331

Major Wilfred Thomas De Lacey Clark (Royal Marine Light Infantry) dies at age 34.  He is the son the Reverend Henry Clark.

Royal Marines

Pink Gins & Googlies 5:3 Reversing the polarity of the neutron flow

Having failed to blow up the blue dome Hettie, Edith, Meg’s and Mavis notice the mist around island clearing. In the distance they can see the cruiser HMS… 382 more words

Pink Gins & Googlies

Geoffrey Bowdler

Geoffrey was born on 28 April 1900, the son of Edwin and Barbara. They were living at 36 Victoria Road, Upper Penn, Wolverhampton, in 1901, with Geoffrey’s brother, George Edwin. 129 more words

Men Who Served


Hat Tip: Robert M

Ed.  Obviously I had to pass this along to Coach’s Team readers. It certainly made my day!

Criminal Receives Lesson

K.I.A. 13 Nov 1916

Born in Elham, Kent on 29 Mar 1878, William Pegden lived at 2 Downs View Cottages in Shoulden Bank in 1911 and was an above ground labourer at a colliery. 72 more words

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