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HIGHLIGHTS: Rochdale Hornets v British Army [Challenge Cup Rd. 4]
HIGHLIGHTS: Rochdale Hornets v British Army [Challenge Cup Rd. 4]

Hornets saw off the British Army in round four of the Coral Challenge Cup at the Crown Oil Arena. A hat trick of tries from Ben Calland, plus a brace from Jamie ...


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British Army
British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces. As of 2019, the British Army comprises just over 79,300 trained regular personnel and just over 27,200 trained reserve (part-time) personnel.The modern British Army traces back to 1707, with an antecedent in the English Army that was created during the Restoration in 1660.

British Army other ranks rank insignia
British Army other ranks rank insignia

The term used to refer to all ranks below officers is "other ranks" . It includes warrant officers, non-commissioned officers ("NCOs") and ordinary soldiers with the rank of private or regimental equivalent.

British Army during the Second World War
British Army during the Second World War

At the start of 1939, the British Army was a small volunteer professional army. At the beginning of the Second World War, 3 September 1939, the British Army was small in comparison to its enemies, as it had been in the First World War.

British Army during World War I
British Army during World War I

The British Army during World War I fought the largest and most costly war in its long history. Unlike the French and German Armies, the British Army was made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict.

British Army during the Napoleonic Wars
British Army during the Napoleonic Wars

The British Army during the Napoleonic Wars experienced a time of rapid change. At the beginning of the French Revolutionary Wars in 1793, the army was a small, awkwardly administered force of barely 40,000 men.

British Army during the Victorian Era
British Army during the Victorian Era

The British Army during the Victorian era served through a period of great technological and social change. Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837, and died in 1901.

British Army uniform and equipment in World War I
British Army uniform and equipment in World War I

The British Army used a variety of standardized battle uniforms and weapons during World War I. According to the British official historian Brigadier James E. Edmonds recorded in 1925, "The British Army of 1914, was the best trained best equipped and best organized British Army ever sent to war". They were the only army to wear any form of a camouflage uniform; the value of Drab clothing was quickly recognised by the British Army, who introduced Khaki drill for Indian and colonial warfare from the mid-19th century on.

British Army order of battle (September 1939)

In September 1939, the British Army was in process of expanded their anti-aircraft and mobile assets. Among these new changes was the formation of Anti-Aircraft Command which was formed on 1 April 1939, and the 1st Armoured Division formed in 1937.

British Army during the American Revolutionary War
British Army during the American Revolutionary War

The British Army during the American Revolutionary War served for eight years in campaigns fought around the globe. Defeat at the Siege of Yorktown to a combined Franco-US force ultimately led to the loss of the Thirteen Colonies in eastern North America, and the concluding Treaty of Paris deprived Britain of many of the gains achieved in the Seven Years' War.

British Army mess dress

British Army mess dress is the formal military evening dress worn by British Army officers and senior non-commissioned officers in their respective messes or at other formal occasions.

The British Army's Rugby team activities page. Related with social media posts of British Army's games and scheduled events. Match records planned for future dates as well as home and away matches. Plan a trip and experience the excitement of the match on the spot!