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Thursday 19 August 1915 - We Lost 448

The British liner Arabic (Captain W Finch) is torpedoed and sunk fifty miles south by west ½ west from the Old Head of Kinsale by the German submarine U24.  555 more words

Royal Navy

Could you run 160 miles in 50 hours?

Marco Altibrandi, who serves with the Royal Marines Reserve Merseyside, was one of 29 people who attempted this feat of endurance, and only one of 16 to successfully finish the course. 58 more words

Military Physical Training

Glasgow's rugby champions tackle Royal Marine challenges

Players and staff from champion rugby club Glasgow Warriors were put to the test by Royal Marines on the Gareloch and in Glen Fruin last week. 169 more words


Suburban Militarism goes on holiday (part 2)

Not only did I pay a visit to Hurst Castle, but I also had the pleasure of spending a day at the Royal Navy’s Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth. 534 more words


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