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Abbreviations military - as used in service records, military papers, publications and in the language of those with military connections
War Memorial - guide to
Regimental Order. Useful when looking on Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Memorials such a Menin Gate at Ypres (Ipres), gives
you the knowledge to know which regiment is top of the 'pecking order' and
where the other regiments fit into that order.
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