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Old 09-02-2018, 05:00 PM   #34
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Arrow The Eye of the Storm

5th Royal Inniskilling..
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Shake a Paw..

That's right Pope On A Rope..

Insignia of the 2nd Division..

Cordingley was educated at Sherborne School and Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, (Intake 35), where he was Senior Under-Officer of Waterloo Company..He was comMissioned into 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragon Guards in June 1965..He was given command of the 7th Armoured Brigade Desert Rats in 1988 and he was the commander who in 1991 led the British and American forces which overcame the IraQ defences during the Gulf War..He beecame General Officer Commanding Eastern DiStrict in 1992, General Officer Commanding 2nd Division in 1995 and Senior British Loan Services Officer to O-man in 1996 before he retired in 2000.. He was opposed to the Iraq War and has frequently spoken out against it citing his concern that many thousands of civilians would ied unnecessarily..Cordingley has also spoken out against Britain renewing its Trident Nuclear DeterRent..Ah!.See?.He Sensei My Prescent..

Grand Cross star of the Order of the British Empire..


Gulf War (222 of 374) - Desert Storm + Broadcast (New Zealand): 8th February, 1991..

Cordingley was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to the National Memorial Arboretum..The idea for the Arboretum was conceived by David Childs in 1988..He believed that it would form a living tribute to service men and women for future generations to reflect upon and enjoy..The Arboretum was officially opened on 16 May 2001..It is a registered charity and is part of The Royal British Legion family of charities..Shortly after the end of the Second World War, the 7th Armoured Brigade was disbanded and the 22nd Armoured Brigade was re-designated as the 7th Armoured Brigade, based in Germany as part of the British Army of the Rhine..The Desert Rats, along with the rest of 1st Armoured Division, carried out a left-hook manoeuvre that swung round the Iraqi Republican Guard..The brigade advanced deep into Iraqi territory, encountering some armor of the Republican Guard - Sherborne Qatar Senior School and Sherborne Qatar Prep School are 2 British schools base in Doha, Qatar..They are the sister schools of the historical public school, Sherborne School..The motto of the 2 schools is Education For Life - Brent Sadler was educated at the Royal Masonic School for Boys and Harris College, Preston, now the school of Journalism, Media and ComMunication, University of Central Lancashire, where he gained a Dipsoma in Journalism Studyes..
http://patrickcordingley.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_...British_Empire
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obit...ordingley.html
https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...&postcount=147Tell me, mum, when your Little Girl is on the slab, where will it tickle you?..And what did you see, Clarice?..They just stood there, confused..What did you see?..I will listen now...https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...&postcount=147

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