Aldershot


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Aldershot

(ˈɔːldəˌʃɒt)
n
(Placename) a town in S England, in Hampshire: site of a large military camp. Pop: 58 170 (2001)
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It is the supposed murder of Colonel Barclay, of the Royal Munsters, at Aldershot, which I am investigating.
The first battalion of the Royal Munsters (which is the old 117th) has been stationed at Aldershot for some years.
The door had eventually to be opened by a locksmith from Aldershot.
That was the state of things, Watson, when upon the Tuesday morning I, at the request of Major Murphy, went down to Aldershot to supplement the efforts of the police.
But really, Watson, I am keeping you up, and I might just as well tell you all this on our way to Aldershot to-morrow.
If he were still in Aldershot it should not be a very difficult matter.
About eleven, the next morning's papers were able to say, a squadron of hussars, two Maxims, and about four hundred men of the Cardigan regiment started from Aldershot.
Come with me to Aldershot next week, and I will show you that those who say that we have no army are ignorant alarmists.
What I saw at Aldershot counted for nothing with me in my decision.
I tell you, sir, a foreigner, or, for the matter of that, an unaccredited native, can't get within four miles of Lydd nowadays --not to mention our little circus at Aldershot, and the experimental camp in Galway.
And that put Harris in mind of a friend of his, who had been in the Volunteers, and who had slept out under canvas one wet night down at Aldershot, "on just such another night as this," said Harris; and he had woke up in the morning a cripple for life.
All over the countryside, away to the rolling hills around Aldershot, the little red and grey roofs of the farm-steadings peeped out from amid the light green of the new foliage.