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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   British military Conflicts from Crimea onwards
World War 1 Overview  
  • 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
  • Indian Rebellion
(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
  • World War I
(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
(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)
(1963–1967)
(1969-mid 1990s)
  • Cod War Confrontation
(1975–1976)
  • Falklands War
(1982)
  • The First Gulf War
(1990–1991)
  • The Bosnian War
(1995–1996)
  • The Kosovo War
(1999)
  • Sierra Leone Civil War
(2000)
  • The Afghanistan War
(2001–Present)
  • Iraq War and Iraqi insurgency
(2003–Present)
World War 1 Tanks  
The Somme  
The Story of Frank Herbert Maltby - World War 1  
World War 2  
Japanese Invansion of Malaya  
Japanese Surrender Document  
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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