lance sergeant

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lance sergeant

n
(Military) a corporal acting as a sergeant, usually on a temporary basis and without additional pay
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Company Sergeant Major Richie Sixsmith, Number 3 Company, 1st Battalion Irish Guards, said: "I know Major Collins held Lance Sergeant Burgan in very high regard, as he had recently placed him as number one in all the Lance Sergeants in Number 3 Company.
He will forever be in our hearts - bomb victim Lance Sergeant Mark Terence Burgan, of the 1st Battalion Irish Guard, from Kirkby
Two lance sergeants pulled Ross off and all four fell over.
Commanding officer Lieutenant Colonel George Norton, a captain and two lance sergeants, all from the Grenadier Guards, face a three-week court hearing at Aldershot.
Lance Sergeants Michael Farr, 33, and Phillip Brandon, 29, were found not guilty of violent disorder after a five-day court martial in Colchester, Essex.