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Honourable Artillery Company

From The Great War 1914-1918

Honourable Artillery Company: A corps dating from the time of Henry VIII., which was re-armed by the War Office in 1888. It numbers about 2,000 men, mostly recruited from the commercial class of the City of London.[1]

References / notes

  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.141.

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