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also represented Worcestershire in the House of Commons.
In 2012, following the announcement that the 3rd Battalion (ex-Staffordshire Regiment) was to be disbanded, a proposal was submitted to the Army to have the name of the Mercian Regiment changed to reflect its entire lineage and maintain the
name. In July 2014, this proposal was approved, and the regiment was renamed as The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire, Worcesters and Foresters, and
were first found in the Domesday survey, with Robert de Stafford in possession of around 131 lordships, including being the governor of Stafford Castle from which the name is assumed to have been taken. Over the next 200 years, the following
inherited the estate:
The 16th (
) Parachute Battalion was an airborne infantry battalion of the Parachute Regiment, raised by the British Army in World War II.
The 5th South
took orchards west of Grainville sur Odon and captured Les Nouillons by noon, which left the 177th Brigade on the first phase objectives. At flail tanks began to work through a German minefield at Queudeville. Phase II was delayed by the casualties incurred in Phase I but at the 2/6th South
attacked Noyers and at the 6th North
attacked Haut des Forges. The 2/6th South
entered Noyers but were later forced back to Point 126, just north of the station. The 6th North
took Haut des Forges against less determined opposition. The 59th Division had captured On the 197th Infantry Brigade front, the 2/5th Lancashire Fusiliers attacked the phase I objective at but massed German mortar fire, prevented the battalion from leaving the start line. At dawn on 17 July, the 2/6th South
and part of the 5th South
attacked Noyers and advanced close to the railway station, before being forced under cover and at were withdrawn to reorganise. During the afternoon the 5th South Staffordshires attacked Noyers from the north-east but were held up on the fringe. The 1/6th South
advanced from Brettevillette towards Bordel at the same time against determined resistance. When night fell the British fell back slightly from Noyers during another bombardment. In the 197th Brigade area, the 1/7th Royal Warwicks, tanks of the 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry and Churchill Crocodiles attacked the phase I objective again at and captured the objective; the 176th Brigade attacked Bordel but made little progress.
, earls of Stafford and dukes of Buckingam, 1394-1521", Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought, 3rd ser.,11(1978)
had ten children—George Waters, Sally, Elizabeth Eloise, David Theophilus, Cornelia Knox, Julia Laura, Jesse Wright, Rosalind, Leroy Augustus, Jr., and Kate Keary.
Watchman is a military mascot of the now disbanded Staffordshire Regiment and the now withdrawn 3rd Battalion (
) of the Mercian Regiment. He is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
had been a powerful family from the thirteenth to the early sixteenth-century, and still retained some of their former influence. After the execution of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham in 1521, the
, who were descended from several branches of the royal family tree, lost much of their power and lands. Some, such as William's mother Dorothy, retained their influence by proving their loyalty.
That day, Brooke ordered a counterattack. This was to be spearheaded by two battalions, 3rd Grenadier Guards and 2nd North
, both of 1st Division. The North
advanced as far as the Kortekeer River, while the Grenadiers reached the canal itself, but could not hold it. The counterattack's effect was to disrupt the Germans, holding them back a little longer while the BEF retreated.
Since the Staffordshire Regiment was disbanded and merged into the Mercian Regiment in 2007, Watchman carried out his duties as part of the 3rd Battalion (
) of the Mercian Regiment. After the 3rd Battalion (
) was withdrawn and merged into 1st and 2nd Battalion of the Mercian Regiment, Watchman now carries out his duties as mascot to the Staffordshire Regimental Association and the Staffordshire Regiment Museum.
The breed is naturally muscular and may appear intimidating; however, because of their natural fondness for people, most
are temperamentally ill-suited for guard or attack-dog training. Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppies are very easy to house train.
In 2014, the 3rd Battalion, Mercian Regiment was merged with the 1st and 2nd battalions, to create the 1st and 2nd battalions, Mercian Regiment (Cheshires, Worcesters and Sherwood Foresters, and
Humphrey was born at Stafford, Staffordshire, England, the only son of Edmund Stafford, 5th Earl of Stafford, and Anne of Gloucester, daughter of Edward III's youngest son Thomas of Woodstock, which gave the
Later, Ingoldsby played senior hockey for the Toronto
in 1945 and 1946. Immediately after, from 1947 till 1953, he played for the Owen Sound Mercurys. He won the Allan Cup with the Mercurys in 1951.
Upton Warren was a Manor, for many years inherited alongside Grafton first in the hands of John de Grafton, then the
, followed by the Talbots and Earls of Shrewsbury.
On 18 June, Private Gareth Bellingham aged 22, of the 3rd Battalion Mercian Regiment (The
) was killed after coming under small arms fire as he was rushing to help an Afghan civilian who had been injured by an IED.
In December 1936 the 46th (North Midland) Division was disbanded and its headquarters was reconstituted as 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division. The 5th North
was transferred to the Royal Engineers and converted into 41st (The North Staffordshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers. The 5th and 6th South
and 6th North Staffs of 137th Brigade were transferred to the 166th (South Lancashire and Cheshire) Infantry Brigade of the 55th (West Lancashire) Infantry Division and were later incorporated into a reconstituted 59th (Staffordshire) Motor Division, in the 176th and 177th Infantry brigades.
The regiment was formed in late 1941 by the conversion to the armoured role of the 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. The 9th North
was a hostilities-only infantry battalion raised in 1940 that had been serving with the 224th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home). In common with all other infantry battalions that were transferred to the Royal Armoured Corps, personnel of 154th RAC would still have continued to wear their North
cap badge on the black beret of the Royal Armoured Corps. Personnel unsuited to fighting in tanks were weeded out by psychiatrists and sent to other units.
On the evening of 16 March 1944, the South
dug in near what would become a main hinge of the Chindit operation, the block at Henu and Mawlu, known as the White City. A nearby hill crowned with a Pagoda dominated the horizon. It was not occupied by the British or, so far as those present could tell, by the Japanese. The following morning a number of unsuspecting Japanese soldiers were discovered in the area. It was plain that the South
had dug in their positions adjacent to a small Japanese force without either learning of the other's presence. At about 11:00am, the hill erupted with enemy fire.
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