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Severus William Lynam Stretton
Lieutenant-Colonel Severus William Lynam Stretton (7 November 1792 – 22 November 1884) was a British Army officer who served in the Napoleonic Wars.[1] Family[edit] He was the youngest child of William Stretton and was baptised at St. Mary's Church, Nottingham
Nottingham
on 29 May 1793. His name of Severus followed his parents habit of naming their children with unusual names that begin with "S". He was their second child called Severus as an earlier child had died young ten years before.[1] On 24 October 1851 he married the Hon
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Nottingham
Nottingham
Nottingham
(/ˈnɒtɪŋəm/ ( listen) NOT-ing-əm) is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, 128 miles (206 km) north of London, in the East Midlands. Nottingham
Nottingham
has links to the legend of Robin Hood
Robin Hood
and to the lace-making, bicycle (notably Raleigh bikes), and tobacco industries. It was granted its city charter in 1897 as part of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Nottingham
Nottingham
is a tourist destination; in 2011, visitors spent over £1.5 billion—the thirteenth-highest amount in England's 111 statistical territories.[6] In 2015, Nottingham
Nottingham
had an estimated population of 321,550[7] with the wider urban area, which includes many of the city's suburbs, having a population of 915,977
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Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
(/ˌnoʊvə ˈskoʊʃə/; Latin for "New Scotland"; French: Nouvelle-Écosse; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh) is one of Canada's three maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada. Its provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada's ten provinces, with an area of 55,284 square kilometres (21,300 sq mi), including Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands. As of 2016, the population was 923,598
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Royal South Hampshire Hospital
The Royal South Hants Hospital, known locally as "The RSH", is a Community Health Campus in Southampton. The buildings and facilities are managed by NHS Property Services Ltd. Service Providers who operate at the site include: Solent NHS Trust, Care UK, In Health, Solent Medical Services and Alliance Medical. It was previously managed by Southampton
Southampton
University
University
Hospitals NHS Trust (now University Hospital Southampton) and still retains a few University
University
Hospital departments
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Southampton
Southampton
Southampton
(/saʊθˈæmptən, -hæmptən/ ( listen)) is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England. It is 69 miles (111 km) south-west of London and 15 miles (24 km) west north-west of Portsmouth[6][7] Southampton
Southampton
is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water
Southampton Water
at the confluence of the Rivers Test and Itchen,[8] with the River Hamble
River Hamble
joining to the south of the urban area
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Justice Of The Peace
A justice of the peace (JP) is a judicial officer, of a lower or puisne court, elected or appointed by means of a commission (letters patent) to keep the peace. In past centuries the term commissioner of the peace was often used with the same meaning. Depending on the jurisdiction, such justices dispense summary justice or merely deal with local administrative applications in common law jurisdictions. Justices of the peace are appointed or elected from the citizens of the jurisdiction in which they serve, and are (or were) usually not required to have any formal legal education in order to qualify for the office
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Military General Service Medal
The Military General Service Medal
Military General Service Medal
(MGSM) was a campaign medal approved in 1847 and issued to officers and men of the British Army
British Army
in 1848.[1][2] The MGSM was approved on 1 June 1847 as a retrospective award for various military actions from 1793–1814; a period encompassing the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the Anglo-American War of 1812. Each battle or campaign covered by the medal was represented by a clasp on the ribbon; twenty-nine were sanctioned[3] and the maximum awarded to one man was fifteen.[4] Ambrotype
Ambrotype
of an unknown English Peninsular War
Peninsular War
veteran and his wife taken possibly 1860
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40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment Of Foot
The 40th (the 2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot
40th (the 2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot
was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1717 in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
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West Indies
The West Indies
West Indies
or the Caribbean
Caribbean
Basin is a region of the North Atlantic
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64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment Of Foot
The 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment
Regiment
of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army. The regiment was created as the 2nd Battalion, 11th Regiment
Regiment
of Foot in 1756, redesignated as the 64th Regiment
Regiment
of Foot in 1758, and took a county title as the 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment
Regiment
of Foot in 1782
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Battle Of Vittoria
60,00049,000 infantry 11,000 cavalry 151 guns82,00057,000 British 16,000 Portuguese 8,000 Spanish 96 gunsCasualties and losses~8,000 dead, wounded or captured[1] All 151 guns captured or destroyed. King Joseph's baggage train captured.5,158 dead or wounded[2]3,675 British 921 Portuguese 562 SpanishPeninsular War Vitoria and the Pyrenees, 1813–1814Morales San Millan Vitoria Tolosa 1st San Sebastián PyreneesMaya RoncesvallesLizasso Sorauren Buenza 2nd San Sebastián San Marcial Bidassoa Pamplona Nivelle Nive Garris Orthez Toulouse BayonneAt the Battle of Vitoria
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Sir Edward Elgar
Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet
Baronet
OM GCVO (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Among his best-known compositions are orchestral works including the Enigma Variations, the Pomp and Circumstance Marches, concertos for violin and cello, and two symphonies. He also composed choral works, including The Dream of Gerontius, chamber music and songs. He was appointed Master of the King's Musick
Master of the King's Musick
in 1924. Although Elgar is often regarded as a typically English composer, most of his musical influences were not from England but from continental Europe. He felt himself to be an outsider, not only musically, but socially
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Follow The Colours
"Follow the Colours" is a song written by the English composer Edward Elgar, with words by Capt. William de Courcy Stretton. The song is for male voice solo with an optional chorus of male voices. The song was written as the result of a commission from the Worshipful Company of Musicians in 1907. It is said that Alfred Henry Littleton (chairman of Novello’s music publishers) had to plead with Elgar to go ahead, as there was much Elgar disliked about the idea. Its original title was "Marching Song", and it was first performed by a four-part choir (S.A.T.B.) at the Empire Day concert in the Royal Albert Hall on 24 May 1908. It 1914 it was adapted by the composer for solo and optional male chorus, orchestrated and republished as "Follow the Colours"
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Royal Artillery
The Royal Regiment
Regiment
of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery
Artillery
(RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army. The Royal Regiment
Regiment
of Artillery comprises thirteen Regular Army regiments, King's Troop
Troop
Royal Horse Artillery
Artillery
and five Army Reserve regiments.[2]Royal Artillery
Artillery
Officers uniform, 1825Royal Artillery
Artillery
repository exercises, 184416 Pounder RML field gun with horse team, c
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