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  • n. A lance-corporal or lance-bombadier.


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  • I was a "lance-jack" at that time, in charge of No. 6 gun; and had a crew of the youngest boys in the section, two of whom were under seventeen when they enlisted and not one of whom was twenty at that time.

    The Emma Gees

  • I can only speak for infantry - I went to RMAS after 4 years as a tom and lance-jack, and was commissioned back into the same regiment.

    Army Rumour Service


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