infanteer


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infanteer

(ˌɪnfənˈtɪə)
n
(Military) Canadian and South African a solider belonging to the infantry
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The first allied soldier to fall in the war was a 16 year-old Serbian infanteer named Dusan Donovic, killed near Belgrade, by an Austrian shell on July 28, 1914.
He said: "There are a lot of courses on offer when you're leaving the military, especially if you're an infanteer, a frontline soldier; that's what you do.
Corporal James Letts, aged 29, a former pupil of Leasowes High School, in Halesowen, is an infanteer in the 3rd Battalion, the Mercian Regiment (formerly the Staffordshire Regiment) based in Lumsden Barracks, Fallingbostel, in Germany.
Training, as I saw it, was all about getting fit, getting an understanding of the Army, the discipline, earning respect, and learning to be an infanteer was great but I had a bit of fun along the way.
Being an infanteer, I've spent half my career on my feet."