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Within this section are various overviews on various aspects of confict that are pertinent , and act as references, to details to be found on the individual memorial pages. These are designed to fill in the background details which are not covered i the individual sections. See Wikipedia for more about British Military History

Word War 1 World War 2 South African (Boer) War Indian Rebellion (Indian Mutiny) of
1857-1859

  British military Conflicts from Crimea onwards

  • Crimean War
(1854–1856) - United Kingdom, France, Turkey, and Piedmont-Sardinia v Russia
  • Second Opium War
(1856–1860) - United Kingdom and France v China
  • Anglo-Persian War
(1856–1857) - United Kingdom and Persia
(1857)
  • Pig War
(1859) - United Kingdom v USA
  • Anglo-Bhutanese War
(1865)
  • Second Anglo-Afghan War
(1878-1880)
  • Anglo-Zulu War
(1879)
  • First Boer War
(1880–1881)
  • Gun War
(1880–1881)
  • Mahdist War
(1881–1899)
  • Third Anglo-Burmese War
(1885–1887)
  • Anglo-Zanzibar War
(1896)
(1899–1902)
  • Boxer Rebellion
(1900) - United Kingdom, Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, and USA v China
  • Anglo-Aro war
(1901-1902) - Nigeria
(1914–1918) - United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Serbia, Italy, Russia, United States v Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey
  • Easter Rising
(1916) - Ireland
  • Russian Civil War
(1918–1922)
  • Third Anglo-Afghan War
(1919)
  • Anglo-Irish War (Irish War of Independence )
(1919–1921)
  • World War II
(1939–1945)
    • The Pacific War
(1937–1945) United Kingdom, USA and China v Japan
    • Anglo-Iraqi War
(1941)
  • Greek Civil War
(1941–1949)
(1945–1948)
(1948–1960)
(1950–1953)
  • Mau Mau Uprising
(1952–1960)
(1955–1959)
  • Suez Crisis
(1956)
  • Brunei Revolt
(1962)
  • Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation
(1962–1966)
  • Dhofar Rebellion
(1962–1975)
(1963–1967)
(1969-mid -July 2007)
  • Cod War Confrontation
(1975–1976)
(1982)
  • The First Gulf War
(1990–1991)
  • Yugoslav wars
(1991–2001)
  • The Bosnian War
(1995–1996)
  • The Kosovo War
(1999)
  • Sierra Leone Civil War
(2000)
  • The Afghanistan War
(2001–2014)
  • War On terror
(2001–present)
  • Iraq War and Iraqi insurgency
(2003–2011)
  • Military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
(2014–present)
  • Iraqi Civil War
(2014–present)
  • War in Afghanistan
(2015–present)
  • Mosul offensive
(2015-2016)
  • Battle of Mosul
(2016-2017)
   
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