Synonyms for dorsets or Related words with dorsets
Examples of "dorsets"
The cemetery was established by the 1st
in December 1914. A second cemetery was established nearby, also by the
, which was concentrated into R.E. Farm Cemetery after the Armistice.
The Devon &
was again the resident battalion at Ballykinler from 2002 to 2004. In 2004 the battalion moved to Catterick Garrison.
De la Bere then spent a number of years in staff positions in the War Office, receiving promotion to Major in 1931. In 1935 he returned to regimental duty in command of the
' regimental depot. Then in 1939 he was promoted to Lieutenant colonel and took command of the 1st Battalion
. On the outbreak of World War II they were stationed in Malta.
Butler was commissioned into the Dorset Regiment on 29 October 1890. He was promoted to Lieutenant on 29 October 1892. In March 1896 he was appointed adjutant of the 2nd
. He was promoted to Captain on 6 April 1897.
2,163 Airborne men, 160 Poles, 75
and several dozen mixed other men were evacuated but about 300 were left on the northern bank when the operation was ceased and 95 men were killed overnight.
are an all-white, medium-sized sheep, prolific and able to breed out of season. The carcases are muscular with good conformation and the adults produce a thick fleece, which is free from dark fibers. Since its development, the number of Polled
registered in the United States has grown to exceed the number of Horned
. Without horns the sheep are easier to handle and there is much less risk of the rams hurting themselves or others by butting. The Polled Dorset is sometimes confused with the Australian Poll Dorset, but that breed did not start as a genetic mutation but resulted from the introduction of Corriedale and Ryeland blood into the Dorset breeding program.
To the west the assault battalions of the 231st brigade landed east of Le Hammel, the Hampshires close to Le Hammel, the
further east. The pre-landing bombardmant had missed the strong points in the village which were manned by the tougher German 352nd Division. This caused heavy casualties among the Hampshires, who like the Green Howards, were caught in enfilade, while the
were off the beach in an hour, it was not until 15:00 that the last strong point in Le Hammel was reduced by an AVRE.
Since the breed first became commercial, it has spread to Canada and become a major contributor in the commercial lamb industry. The breed adapts well to confinement and is readily used in accelerated crossbreeding programs. Polled
thrive under grass-based and feedlot conditions and are more suitable on small farms that are intensely managed.
Of the original 10,095 men landed in Arnhem, 2,500 were fighting capable on the night of the 25th. Of these, 2,163 British, along with 160 Poles and 75 4th
, made it across the Rhine and into the safety of Driel.
The most common cross in Australia is the Finn-Merino. Many breeders have achieved lamb survival rates over 180% and twice a year shearing of high quality wool from large flocks (1,000 + sheep per flock) of this cross. Other numerically important crosses include Finn-
and Finn-Texels. The breed is having a significant effect on lifting the average productivity of Australia's flock.
While Lily is hoping to hear from Lawrence Selden, Simon Rosedale visits, proposing to her as if suggesting a corporate merger. His wealth could free Lily, yet she politely rejects his flattering but cold blooded proposal. Bertha Dorset invites Lily to the
' yacht for a European cruise. Lily accepts, desperate to escape the whispers and criticism in New York.
The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment, usually just known as the Devon and
, was an infantry regiment of the British Army formed in 1958 by the amalgamation of two county regiments, the Devonshire Regiment and the Dorset Regiment. In 2007 it was itself merged into The Rifles, a "large regiment".
The amalgamation took place in Minden, Germany, on 17 May 1958. The new 1st Battalion, Devonshire and Dorset Regiment was commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Guy Young, formerly commanding officer of the 1st Devonshires, while the colonel of the regiment was Major-General George Neville Wood, formerly of the
In 1970 the battalion moved to Malta. Following the outbreak of ""The Troubles"" in Northern Ireland, the Devon and
were moved to Belfast with less than twenty four hours notice in June 1970. They found themselves involved in the ""Battle of the Falls"". They returned to Malta in August 1970.
are the most popular white-faced breed in North America, while the much less-common Dorset Horn is listed as "threatened" by The Livestock Conservancy in the United States. In essence, the difference between the two breeds is that one has horns and the other does not.
After a short period in the UK with the now amalgamated Devonshire and
, he was sent to India as part of a small SAS training team in 1963, and with another to Kenya in 1964. He returned to attend the Army Staff College course at Shrivenham and Camberley, following which he was posted to 39 Infantry Brigade in Northern Ireland as brigade major.
In 1971 the battalion moved to Gordon Barracks in Gillingham, Kent. As an air-portable unit, elements of the Devon &
were frequently dispatched to various locations at short notice: In January 1972 they moved to County Armagh, to British Honduras in August 1972, to West Belfast in October 1973, to Cyprus in October 1974 and to Belize in November 1975.
In March 1983 the Devon &
became a resident battalion at Abercorn Barracks in Ballykinler in Northern Ireland as part of the 39th Infantry Brigade, remaining there until 1985. In 1985 they joined the Berlin Brigade, remaining in the city until 1987.
Another part of Urquhart's plan called for the 4th
Battalion of the 43rd (Wessex) Infantry Division to be deployed across the Rhine prior to the British retreat. These forces would open up the base of the Oosterbeek Perimeter and prevent it from being bottled-up by the Germans while the 1st Airborne crossed to safety.
After research and testing were done to confirm that the Polled Dorset carried the same characteristics as the Horned Dorset and was able to pass on these traits, the Continental Dorset Club, formed in 1898, registered the very first Polled Dorset sheep in 1956. Livestock scientists, the late Dr. Lemuel Goode and the late Sam Buchanan, are credited with identifying and developing the hornless sheep. The offspring of NCSU 402 were bought by other breeders and within twenty years, seventy percent of all registered
were polled. The success of the Polled Dorset has made it considered to be the second most popular sheep breed in the United States. A polled strain of
were also developed in Australia in the 1900s, however, these were not as a result of a genetic mutation but resulted from the introduction of Corriedale and Ryeland blood into the Dorset Horn.
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