Royal Navy War Games in the Solent

Torpedo warfare demonstrations made an interesting performance for the instruction of the naval and military services in the use of torpedoes and submarine mines took place on the night of Thursday, the 16th October, in front of the shore to the west of Portsmouth harbour, below Haslar Hospital, where Fort Monckton and Fort Gilkicker command the roadstead of Spithead. Night Attack on Submarine defences by HMS Glatton and gun boats These forts are supported by …

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The Hampshire Regiment

The Hampshire Regiment AKA “The Fighting Tigers” was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, created as part of the Childers Reforms in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot and the 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot. The regiment existed continuously for 111 years and served in the Second Boer War, World War I and World War II. An Army Order of the 28 November 1946 stated, due …

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