The British army is the principal land warfare force of United Kingdom. First established in 1660, the British army has resisted numerous wars, battles and conflicts, including the Seven Years' War, Napoleonic Wars, Crimean War, First World War and Second World War. With repeated victories, the British army has established itself as one of the world's leading military powers. It is this status that has allowed Britain to become a world power. And much of the credit for the same goes to the brave, valiant and heroic British soldiers who have even sacrificed their life for the welfare of the country. British soldiers have a fiery sense of patriotism and a deep passion for nationalism. They truly abide by the British army’s official motto, ‘Be the Best’. They are well-equipped to combat situations and are well-trained to take up leadership roles whenever needed. Check this section and know interesting facts about the life of British soldiers.
Walter RaleighWalter Raleigh

22 January 1554

Wilfred OwenWilfred Owen

18 March 1893

Siegfried SassoonSiegfried Sassoon

08 September 1886

Horatio NelsonHoratio Nelson

29 September 1758

John SmithJohn Smith

06 January 1580

Jack ChurchillJack Churchill

16 September 1906

John Churchill, 1st Duke of MarlboroughJohn Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

26 May 1650

Dennis NilsenDennis Nilsen

23 November 1945

Timothy LaurenceTimothy Laurence

01 March 1955

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Robert NairacRobert Nairac

31 August 1948

Odette HallowesOdette Hallowes

28 April 1912

Banastre TarletonBanastre Tarleton

21 August 1754

Noor Inayat KhanNoor Inayat Khan

01 January 1914

Adrian Carton de WiartAdrian Carton de Wiart

05 May 1880

Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade

10 December 1922

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Lawrence OatesLawrence Oates

17 March 1880

Andy McNabAndy McNab

28 December 1959

Simon MannSimon Mann

26 June 1952

John McAleeseJohn McAleese

25 April 1949

Simon WestonSimon Weston

08 August 1961

Bill MillinBill Millin

14 July 1922

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Arthur PercivalArthur Percival

26 December 1887

Orde WingateOrde Wingate

26 February 1903

Paddy MaynePaddy Mayne

11 January 1915

Frederick BrowningFrederick Browning

20 October 1896

Gonville BromheadGonville Bromhead

29 August 1845

William Slim, 1st Viscount SlimWilliam Slim, 1st Viscount Slim

06 August 1891

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Guy GibsonGuy Gibson

12 August 1918

John Fisher, 1st Baron FisherJohn Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

25 January 1841

John Jellicoe, 1st Earl JellicoeJohn Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe

05 December 1859

Harry PatchHarry Patch

17 June 1898

Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount AlanbrookeAlan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke

23 July 1883

Henry TandeyHenry Tandey

30 August 1891

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John ChardJohn Chard

21 December 1847

Simon Fraser, 15th Lord LovatSimon Fraser, 15th Lord Lovat

09 July 1911

Brian HorrocksBrian Horrocks

07 September 1895

David Beatty, 1st Earl BeattyDavid Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty

17 January 1871

Roger BushellRoger Bushell

30 August 1910

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart

28 November 1901

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Leonard CheshireLeonard Cheshire

07 September 1917

Bob AstlesBob Astles

1924 AD

William E. FairbairnWilliam E. Fairbairn

28 February 1885

John Bowes-LyonJohn Bowes-Lyon

01 April 1886

David Hart DykeDavid Hart Dyke

03 October 1938

Sir Henry Wilson, 1st BaronetSir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet

05 May 1864

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Stewart MenziesStewart Menzies

30 January 1890

Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron TedderArthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder

11 July 1890

H. JonesH. Jones

14 May 1940

Claude ChoulesClaude Choules

03 March 1901

Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount ExmouthEdward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth

19 April 1757

Dominic McGlincheyDominic McGlinchey

1954 AD

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Roberta CowellRoberta Cowell

08 April 1918

Maurice WilsonMaurice Wilson

21 April 1898

Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron CollingwoodCuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood

26 September 1748

Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron IronsideEdmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside

06 May 1880

Robert Stanford TuckRobert Stanford Tuck

01 July 1916

Bernard Freyberg, 1st Baron FreybergBernard Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg

21 March 1889

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Ted BriggsTed Briggs

01 March 1923

Adam FergusonAdam Ferguson

20 June 1723

Victor Duleep SinghVictor Duleep Singh

10 July 1866

Albert BallAlbert Ball

14 August 1896

Henry AllinghamHenry Allingham

06 June 1896

George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron RodneyGeorge Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney

13 February 1719

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Henry HavelockHenry Havelock

05 April 1795

Patrick FergusonPatrick Ferguson

04 June 1744

Nick HoughtonNick Houghton

18 October 1954

Noel Godfrey ChavasseNoel Godfrey Chavasse

09 November 1884

Jack CornwellJack Cornwell

08 January 1900

Lanoe HawkerLanoe Hawker

30 December 1890

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Russell WilliamsRussell Williams

07 March 1963

George CarteretGeorge Carteret

1610 AD

Adrian BradshawAdrian Bradshaw

1958 AD

Peter TownsendPeter Townsend

22 November 1914

Richard Dannatt, Baron DannattRichard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt

23 December 1950

William RoyWilliam Roy

04 May 1726

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Mark WrightMark Wright

22 April 1979

Robert FordRobert Ford

29 December 1923

Basil Liddell HartBasil Liddell Hart

31 October 1895