serjeant major

a biography of R.S.M. Ronald Brittain, M.B.E.
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Harrap , London
Brittain, Ro
Statementforeword by Sir Oliver Leese.
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Sergeant major is a senior non-commissioned rank or appointment in many militaries around the world. In Commonwealth countries, the various degrees of sergeant major are appointments held by warrant the United States, there are also various grades of sergeant major (command sergeant major, Sergeant Major of the Army, Serjeant major book Major of the Marine Corps), all of the same pay grade of.

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Serjeant may refer to. The holder of a serjeanty, a type of feudal land-holding in England; A generally obsolete spelling of sergeant, although still used in some British Army regiments, notably The Rifles; Serjeant-at-arms, an officer appointed to keep order during meetings; Serjeant-at-law, an obsolete class of barrister in England and Ireland; Craig Serjeant (born ), Australian former.

Define serjeant. serjeant synonyms, serjeant pronunciation, serjeant translation, English dictionary definition of serjeant. Chiefly British Variant of sergeant. n 1.

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Serjeant Major synonyms, Serjeant Major pronunciation, Serjeant Major translation, English dictionary definition serjeant major book Serjeant Major. sergeants major or sergeant majors 1. This a biography of Ronald Brittain, who became a household name in the United Kingdom in the s.

Known as the loudest voice in the British Army this book covers his life as a young lad in Liverpool at the turn of the last century, and then follows his service all the way to his retirement from the British Army after 37 years service as a Warrant Officer 1.

Get this from a library. The Serjeant-Major: a biography of R.M.S. Ronald Brittain MBE, Coldstream Guards.

[James Leasor]. Sergeant Major Andrew McLean was my Great, Great Grandfather, born Wigtown c Enlisted in the 91st Regiment of Foot (Sutherland Highlanders), became SergeantSergeant MajorQuarter Master Fought at Roleira, Vimiero, Corunna, Pyrennes, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes and Toulouse.

OFFICIAL REGISTER OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF NEW JERSEY Page Official Roster CORNETS. Brundage, an, militia; Cornet, troop, light-horse, ditto. sergeant major a large damselfish, Abudefduf saxatilis, having a bluish-grey body marked with black stripes Sergeant Major (Russian, vakhmistr, from German Wachtmeister), a rank and duty position in the junior command of the cavalry and in the horse artillery in the pre-revolutionary Russian army.

The sergeant major aided the squadron (battery. OFFICIAL REGISTER OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF NEW JERSEY Page Official Roster ENSIGNS. Battalion, Second Establishment, November 29th, ; retired September 26th, To the Serjeant-Major. You should make all the inferior non-commission officers and soldiers call you, Major; and when absent from the corps, if you are in one where the serjeant-major wears a laced coat and an epaulette, you may pass yourself for the major of the regiment—unless you should be ashamed of.

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Serjeant Musgrave’s Dance is a play by British playwright John Arden. Serjeant definition: → sergeant | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. "The rapturous encore accorded to Serjeant-Major Cann on his first appearance needs no eulogium from us. But to those who were denied the pleasure of hearing him we have but to say that our worthy S.M.

was in full tune, that his black eye was all perfection, and that the lovely episode in the life of a broom-seller was most musically narrated to a pleased and gratified audience.".

S/ Serjeant (Acting Sergeant-Major)William John Clark, attached Army Service Corps. But then it confounds you-S/ Staff Quartermaster-Serjeant Michael Glavey, late Army Service Corps. and. T/ Farrier Staff Serjeant (acting Farrier Quartermaster-Serjeant) Henry Lepper,Army Service Corps.

Mick. serjeant at law: In English Legal History, an elite order of attorneys who had the exclusive privilege of arguing before the Court of Common Pleas and also supplied the judges for both Common Pleas and the Court of the King's Bench.

For six centuries starting in the s, the serjeants at law ranked above all other attorneys in the kingdom. In carrying out research for my book, A Long Week in 36th (Ulster) Division in the German Spring Offensive, MarchI identified that in the period Marchthe 36th (Ulster) Division sustained these were from battalions of 61st Infantry Brigade who were attached for four days.

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Question 1 of What is a tesseract, according to the dictionary. This is the lowest rank of non-commissioned officer. A lance corporal usually serves as second-in-command of a section. It is also a rank held by specialists such as clerks, drivers, signallers, machine-gunners and mortarmen.

A lance corporal in the Royal Artillery is called a. A "lance-serjeant" is a corporal holding the appointment and performing the duties, but not having the rank of serjeant. The serjeant-major in the British service is a "warrant-officer," although in the cavalry and artillery the ranks of "troop," "squadron" or "battery serjeant-major" are non-commissioned and correspond to the "colour-serjeant.

Serjeant ( – after ) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse. In a career that lasted from spring to autumn he ran sixteen times and won eight races.

In he won the fifth Epsom Derby, the first running of the race under its current name and distance. He stayed in training for a further three seasons, winning several important races at Newmarket, but disappeared from Damsire: Herod. the "Serjeant-Major's" book, in order to prove that the picture was indeed related to the described aeromedical evacuation.

The aeroplane was identified by Mr Dana Bell, from the National Air and Space Museum, Washington D. e., as a B.E.2c. The first DH-4 aeroplanes were produced during March and did not participate in the warCited by: 1. sergeant 1. (in Britain) a police officer ranking between constable and inspector b.

(in the US) a police officer ranking below a captain 2. See sergeant at arms 3. a court or municipal officer who has ceremonial duties 4. (formerly) a tenant by military service, not of knightly rank Sergeant a military rank in the armed forces of the USSR and many.

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SERGEANT or SERJEANT, Eng. law. An officer in the courts of the highest grade among the practitioners of the law. SERGEANT or SERJEANT, in the army. An inferior officer of a company of foot, or troop of dragoons appointed to see discipline observed, to teach the soldiers the exercise of their arms, and to order, straighten and form ranks.

The major goes on to explain that the preservation of freedom sometimes requires the full measure of devotion, which is a man's life. Major Buxton allows York to take a 10 day leave of absence, to go home and think about his feelings and beliefs.

He asks to take .Synonyms for Serjeant Major in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for Serjeant Major. 2 synonyms for sergeant major: command sergeant major, Abudefduf saxatilis.

What are synonyms for Serjeant Major?SERJEANTS. sar'-jents, -jants (rhabdouchoi): In Acts ,38 the word (literally, "holders of rods," corresponding to Roman "lictors," thus the Revised Version margin) is used of the officers in attendance on the Philippian magistrates, whose duty it was to execute orders in scourging, etc., in this case in setting prisoners free.

Paul and Silas, however, as Romans, refused thus to be.