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The Royal Marine

Lieutenant Colonel W. W. P. Gibsone, D.S.O.
Lieutenant Colonel A. G. Vincent
40th (Nova Scotia) Battalion

The 40th Battalion has the distinction that practically every officer and man of the original Battalion saw service in France.

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Nova Scotia

NEWS: 125 non-combat deaths in British military service since 2000

Information released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal the startling figures of fatalities during training in all branches of the armed forces since 2000. In total there have been 125 non-combat deaths since January 2000 attributed to accidents, mishaps, cases of assault and unknown causes with the Army being the biggest contributor to this figure with 86 in total. 250 more words


Me, Myself and I

I am 25 years old and have a full time job as an events manager at a Marketing Agency. It is a job which often sees me work long hours and all around the UK. 298 more words

The Mountain Way

Andy Shaw is a former Royal Marine Captain who has suffered from post-traumatic stress for over 30 years. Shaw was a 26 year old Lieutenant when he went to war for the first time on the Falkland Islands. 620 more words

Armed Forces News

Tuesday 13 July 1915 - We Lost 406

During operations south of Achi Baba a retreat is begun and rapidly develops which might have had very serious consequences. Major Ernest Frederick Powys Sketchley (Royal Marine Light Infantry) prevents some of these men from retiring further.  319 more words


100 Mile Yomp with 100lbs for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund

Being a former Royal Marine myself, I am extremely passionate about helping the Corps family support my colleagues and their families when they really need it, I have been supported by them myself and know what a fantastic job they do at RMCTF, so this is a way for me to pay back. 322 more words

Happy Royal Marines

Members of the Royal Marines let their hair down with this rendition of Happy by Pharrell Williams