Corporal of Horse


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Corporal of Horse

n
(Military) a noncommissioned rank in the British Household Cavalry above that of sergeant and below that of staff sergeant
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Prince Harry plants a cross for Lance Corporal of Horse Jonathan Woodgate Picture: BEN BIRCHALL
Among those in the congregation was Harry's air control partner Corporal of Horse, David Baxter from Coleraine in Northern Ireland - known as call sign "widow six-three", while the prince was "widow six-seven".
Radders (Lance Corporal of Horse Andrew Radford) came and said there was a body on top of the hill.
Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull, 25, of The Blues & Royals, Household Cavalry Regiment, was confirmed killed following an incident in which light armoured vehicles of D Squadron were believed to have been hit by 'friendly fire' outside Basra yesterday.
Although shopping inevitably came into these trips, they also imbued me with a feeling of pride as I passed Nelson's column in Trafalgar Square or Knightsbridge Barracks where mother's uncle Bert had been a corporal of Horse in the Life Guards during the First World War.
Lance Corporal of Horse Jason Ashford, 28, from D Squadron, the Household Cavalry, was travelling in a Jackal, a reinforced 4x4, in the Upper Gereshk Valley in Helmand province when it was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED).
His friend, Lance Corporal of Horse Jonathan Woodgate, 27, was killed in a Taliban grenade attack in Sangin, Helmand, in March.
Lance Corporal of Horse Jonathan Woodgate walked away from the 2003 incident which claimed the life of his colleague Matty Hull.
The widow of the 25-year-old Lance Corporal of Horse broke down in tears as the coroner delivered his damning verdict that the US A-10 pilot who swooped on her husband's convoy after mistaking it for the enemy was acting outside the rules of engagement.
HERE are the compelling reasons why the "friendly fire" killing of soldiers like Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull in Iraq should never happen.
She had previously been refused access to the classified footage, which shows Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull's convoy being hit by an American A-10 tankbuster aircraft near Basra in southern Iraq on March 28, 2003.
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