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A regiment of British Dragoon Guards in Spain at the end of the Peninsular War by Orlando Norie.

A regiment of British Dragoon Guards in Spain at the end of the Peninsular War by Orlando Norie.

Battleship HMS Malaya commanded by Captain Cuthbert Coppinger RN in 1941

Battleship HMS Malaya commanded by Captain Cuthbert Coppinger RN in 1941

The Eagle of the French 105th Infantry Regiment taken at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 by the Royal Dragoons, now the Blues and Royals: on display in the Household Cavalry Museum

The Eagle of the French Infantry Regiment taken at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 by the Royal Dragoons, now the Blues and Royals: on display in the Household Cavalry Museum

The Colours of the Scots Fusilier Guards at the Battle of the Alma in 1854: Guards Museum display

The Colours of the Scots Fusilier Guards at the Battle of the Alma in Guards Museum display

The Lion in Forbury Gardens, Reading, Berkshire, commemorating the losses of the 66th Regiment in Afghanistan during the Second Afghan War, particularly at the Battle of Maiwand, 27th July 1880.

The Lion in Forbury Gardens, Reading, Berkshire, commemorating the losses of the 66th Regiment in Afghanistan during the Second Afghan War, particularly at the Battle of Maiwand, 27th July 1880.

British Armoured Cruiser HMS Defence lost at the Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916

HMS Defence (United Kingdom) – Armoured Cruiser, exploded during the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 903 men were lost, there were no survivors

The front entrance of Remnantz, Henley Road, Marlow, home of the first military college.

The front entrance of Remnantz, Henley Road, Marlow, home of the first military college.

Part of the crew of HMS Canterbury in 1916: Lieutenant Cuthbert Coppinger DSC RN is not obviously in the photograph

Part of the crew of HMS Canterbury in Lieutenant Cuthbert Coppinger DSC RN is not obviously in the photograph

Medmenham Memorial

Medmenham Memorial

‘Grenadier’ throwing a ‘grenade’ Whoops! ‘Bomber’ throwing a ‘bomb’, in World War One.

‘Grenadier’ throwing a ‘grenade’ Whoops! ‘Bomber’ throwing a ‘bomb’, in World War One.

Ewan's father and friend

Ewan's father and friend

The ‘Bugle’ pub in Reading, Berkshire.

The ‘Bugle’ pub in Reading, Berkshire.

The Royal Horse Guards Standard and Trumpet over the memorial to Lieutenant Viscount Wendover in All Saints Church, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

The Royal Horse Guards Standard and Trumpet over the memorial to Lieutenant Viscount Wendover in All Saints Church, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

The memorial to Lieutenant Viscount Wendover in All Saints Church, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

The memorial to Lieutenant Viscount Wendover in All Saints Church, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

John le Marchant in the uniform of an officer of light dragoons, 1790.

John le Marchant in the uniform of an officer of light dragoons,

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