Synonyms for manchesters or Related words with manchesters
Examples of "manchesters"
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In 2016 he appeared as the Widow Twankey in ATG'd Aladdin in
Yenikoy was recently given the worlds highest breeam rating of 97%, beating
one angel square.
His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Museum of the
, Ashton-under-Lyne, England.
Billinge was promoted to Captain in the 3rd
on 1 July 1921, with seniority from 31 March 1919.
During the Battle of Krithia Vineyard, the
suffered heavy losses and gained a Victoria Cross for gallantry by Lieutenant Forshaw of the 1/9th Battalion. The evacuation of Cape Helles lasted from December 1915 to January 1916. The Manchester battalions suffered many casualties during the Dardnalles Campaign. At the Helles Memorial, 1,215 names of the
alone fill the memorial.
returned to Britain in 1902, where it remained until the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. The 1st
left South Africa for Singapore in 1903. The following year, the 1st moved to India, where, in 1911, the battalion paraded at the Delhi Durbar, attended by King George V and Queen Mary.
Some of the later orders for
were changed in favour of Lancasters; the designs were very similar and both featured the same distinctive greenhouse cockpit, turret nose and twin tail. The Lancaster discarded the stubby central third tail fin of the early
and used the wider span tailplane and larger elliptical twin fins from the later Manchester IA.
The town was initially called Manchester, but was renamed Cuyahoga Falls at the request of the Post Office since several other
were already in Ohio.
In April, the 2nd
arrived in Natal as reinforcements. Both battalions participated in the offensive that followed the relieving of Ladysmith, Kimberley and Mafeking. After the fall of Bloemfontein and Pretoria, the Boer commandos transitioned to guerrilla warfare. The 2nd
operated in the Orange Free State, searching farms and burning those suspected of housing commandos. The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging in May 1902.
When British infantry brigades were reduced to three battalions in February 1918, 1/4th East Lancs and 1/9th
transferred to the 66th (2nd East Lancashire) Division where they merged with their 2nd line battalions. 126th Brigade received 1/8th
from 127th Brigade in 42nd Division. At the same time, the machine gun company left to join a new divisional machine gun battalion.
When British infantry brigades were reduced to three battalions in February 1918, 1/8th
transferred to 126th Brigade in 42nd Division. At the same time, the machine gun company left to join a new divisional machine gun battalion.
The Airfield opened in late 1941 and was used by the Avro Ansons, Vickers Wellingtons, and Avro
from No. 25 Operational Training Unit RAF (OTU) at nearby RAF Finningley.
A satellite from RAF Finningley operating Avro Ansons, Wellingtons, and
from No. 25 OTU. Also operating No. 1 Group RAF Bomber Command HQ Communications Flight in support of RAF Bawtry
During a raid by German Zeppelin L 21 on the night of 31 March - 1 April 1916, 31 soldiers of the 3rd
were killed when a bomb hit their billet at Cleethorpes.
With the exception of a brief return to Britain, the 1st Battalion,
remained part of BAOR until 1958. In the same year, the regiment was amalgamated with the King's Regiment (Liverpool) to create the King's Regiment.
The 50 Squadron Hampdens were replaced with Avro
in April 1942, then, in June 1942, Skellingthorpe was closed for runway extensions to cope with the Squadron's conversion to new Avro Lancaster aircraft.
embarked for the Mesopotamian campaign, accompanying the infantry element of the Indian Corps, from France in late 1915. The battalion took part in the Battle of Dujaila in March 1916, which was intended to relieve the British forces in Kut-al-Amara, which was being besieged by Ottoman forces. In the battle, the 1st
seized the trenches of the Dujaila Redoubt with the 59th Scinde Rifles (Frontier Force); however, they were subsequently displaced by an Ottoman counter-attack, being forced back to their starting lines. During the withdrawal, Private Stringer held his ground single-handedly, securing the flank of his battalion. He was awarded the Victoria Cross. British and Indian forces suffered 4,000 casualties. After five failed attempts to relieve the town, Kut surrendered to Ottoman forces on 29 April 1916. The 1st
would take part in further actions in Mesopotamia, but in March 1918 the battalion moved to Egypt.
While modifications were made by Avro to address some of the technical issues experienced, unit strength suffered and Bomber Command was frequently unable to raise significant numbers of aircraft to participate in large scale bombing missions; on 7 November 1941, all of the RAFs serviceable bombers had been dispatched to bomb Berlin, out of a force of over 400 bombers, only 15 were
. On 3 March 1942, out of a force of nearly 200 bombers sent against a Renault factory near Paris, 25 were
; while during the first 1,000 bomber raid on Cologne on 30 May 1942, 35
were amongst the 1,047 bombers sent to attack the city. Flying Officer Leslie Manser was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions while piloting Manchester "L7301" of 50 Squadron during the Cologne bombing mission.
Amidst growing tension between Boers and the British in the Transvaal, the 1st Manchester shipped to South Africa in September 1899. The battalion arrived in Durban, Natal Colony in early October, and was soon afterwards moved to Ladysmith. The war began on 11 October with a Boer invasion of the colony. After Boer forces captured Elandslaagte railway station, the
had four companies sent by armoured train to Modderspruit. While disembaking there, the
and accompanying Imperial Light Horse came under ineffectual artillery fire.
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