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Offline nanny jan

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Just the Army? COMPLETED.
« on: Tuesday 10 July 18 10:43 BST (UK) »
We have the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Royal Air Force but just the Army. 

Can anyone tell me why?
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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Re: Just the Army?
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 10 July 18 10:52 BST (UK) »
Yes, the Army is descended from Cromwell's New Model. In 1660, most of it, 30,000 strong laid down their arms (possibly at Greenwich) to the newly returned King Charles II, and then picked up their arms again. Over time, regiments have been made 'Royal' due to outstanding service. 
Griffiths Llandogo, Mitcheltroy, Mon. and Whitchurch Here (Also Edwards),  18th C., Griffiths FoD 19th Century.

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Re: Just the Army?
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 10 July 18 10:54 BST (UK) »
Thanks Regorian.   :)
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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