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By Paul H. Vickers

Aldershot is proud to be ‘The domestic of the British Army’, and its background is inextricably associated with that of the army. the city has been formed via the presence of the military because it was once chosen because the website of Britain’s first everlasting education camp, and doubtless each regiment has been stationed in Aldershot at a while in its historical past. The camp used to be based throughout the Crimean battle, and infantrymen from Aldershot have fought in all significant conflicts in view that then, together with the Zulu conflict, wars in Egypt, the Sudan and South Africa, the 2 international wars, and more moderen conflicts together with the Falklands struggle, Iraq and Afghanistan.

This booklet is a party of Aldershot’s wealthy and carrying on with army historical past. In following the improvement of the camp, it unearths the great contribution Aldershot has made to the British military from the 1850s to the current, together with many of the vibrant personalities who've left their mark on it, including the various effective structures and memorials which remind us of our army predecessors to whom we owe so much.

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