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an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies

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While many of the officers were educated in private schools such as Eton, others are lads from the Welsh valleys who form part of the 1st Battallion Welsh Guards.
He told the Sudan News Agency (SUNA) the rebel elements were chased away from the areas of Dabou Al Madrassa, Dabou Al Umda, Wadi Sabby and Um Artal, after fierce fighting led by the Rapid Support Forces and the Armed Forces Sixth Battallion.
Deployment of a brigade size unit without rotation (up to 3 thousand personnel) is now limited only to article 5 collective defence operations and just a battallion size unit with rotation (up to 1,500 soldiers or 5.
Eight members of the Salvadoran Atlacatl battallion were charged Jan.
In another incident on February 3, 1994, jawans of Garhwal Rifles of 47 Battallion had attacked and burnt eight houses in Langar House area and also targeted a police station and abducted 23 policemen.
IR 91, 93, 94, 99; FJB 1, 16, 22; LIR 29; Landwehr Ulan Regiment [LUR] 6; LFKD 26, 44; LFHD 26,44; SHD 2; Fortress Artillery Regiment [FAR] 1; Fortress Artillery Battallion [FAB] 4; 10; TD 14; FKR 22, 26, FHR 2; Mounted Artillery Divisions [RAD] 2, 9 (see Ehnl, Ergunzungsheft 9,33-83; Rumpler and Schmied-Kowarzik, eds, Weltkriegsstatistik, 149-53).
Captain Martyn Fulford said: "is is the last day that the battallion will exist because we are being disbanded.
Assigned to: Company A, 1st Battallion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, based at Fort Lewis, Washington.
Private Francis Ryan died, aged 40, in 1915 after volunteering to serve in the 3rd Battallion, Kings Liverpool Regiment.
The force has inducted one new Female Battallion in Patiala ( Punjab).
He was serving with the 3rd Battallion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers when he died in 1991.
It includes scrapping the 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh, which will merge with the 1st Battallion, with the loss of 600 posts.
Some of the missions of the 96 Battallion consisted of repairing and building new roads and access ways, building and maintaining heliports, maintaining the bridges connecting different locations from Iraq, executing engineer related missions to ensure an increased level of protection for the Coalition forces, as well as for the benefit of the civil population and of the newly established Iraqi military.
Mehmet Shehu became president of the Albanian government, Raiko Damianov, a member of the Dabrovsky Battallion, became vice-president of the Bulgarian government.
TRIBUTE Alan Shearer and the Duchess of Northumberland, left, watch the 2nd Battallion Fusilliers parade through Ashington.