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  • noun UK A soldier employed in any infantry role; an infantryman.


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  • Being an 'infanteer', I've spent half my career on my feet.

    Army Rumour Service

  • The terrible news of the death of Corporal James Jim Hayward Arnal, an infanteer serving with the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Battle Group, is another cruel blow to all of us, wherever we may be.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • I know that the secret dream of every infanteer is to slip the surly bonds of earth and dance the skies on laughter silver wings.

    Military humour

  • Both were writing about the death of Corporal Tony Boneca, the 21-year-old reserve infanteer who was killed, on a lovely morning a week ago tomorrow, in a vicious battle against the Taliban.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • This infanteer from the reserves writes about Tony Boneca and about soldiering--and gives his views on our media.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • But much as the postal clerk deserves recognition, I don't believe he or she is due the same recognition as an infanteer kicking down doors with his heart in his mouth and his breath coming short as he clears a building room by room.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • If you were an infanteer advancing on Taliban positions in the Panjawli district this past week, you would have been glad to have a Leo nearby.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • As any infanteer will tell you, accurate indirect fire can be a very, very good thing - if you have it and the enemy doesn't.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Marine Cassidy Little and Rifleman Daniel Shaw, an infanteer from 4 Rifles, are just two of the 30 injured or wounded servicemen and women who have joined the Bravo 22 Company project - the brainchild of theatre producer Alice Driver - to bring their experiences to the stage on Sunday.

    BBC News - Home

  • There is a bit more involved in BOWMAN training than a HF and VHF set that and infanteer needs/uses.

    Army Rumour Service


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