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  • n. Plural form of signaller.


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  • On the basis of past experience, and the conditions which exist in the new countries where United Nations intervention is most likely, what we should be able to provide particularly are specialist troops having high technical qualifications, such as signallers, medical personnel, vehicle and equipment repair personnel, well-trained staff officers and troops trained in guerilla warfare.

    World Political Changes and Their Effect on Defence

  • The training could be hurried by giving two months of foot and arm drill, two months 'special training of the men in special units, such as signallers, stretcher bearers, machine gunners, bomb throwers, etc., and two months in hard field-training with lots of night work.

    "The Red Watch" With the First Canadian Division in Flanders

  • Managers and non-unionised staff are expected to replace striking signallers and 95% of services are said to be unaffected.

    Railway signallers start 72-hour strike

  • Proposals to remove thousands of signallers' jobs by Network Rail, the owner of Britain's tracks and stations, have also riled the RMT.

    Brendan Barber will urge unions to build new 'green' economy

  • Defending the town, the road and the hillsides above it was left to, at most, 1,500 men, a rag-tag force of signallers, sappers, mule-drivers and a few hardened infantry.

    Road of Bones by Fergal Keane

  • Why don't these wretched signallers just put up something like 'BEWARE MANTRAPS' and be done with it?

    A Kick in the Privates

  • It helps if people use emoticons, or other signallers, like these:

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The Secret Cause of Flame Wars

  • My best friend and I used to read them while we were away in the reserves, as we were signallers in the artillery just like him.

    what i'm reading

  • The British suffered losses in the latest battle - 14 dead when a Nimrod spyplane crashed on the first day, including signallers from the Special Boat Service SBS and the SFSG who were relaying intelligence collected by RAF colleagues.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • His rather concrete assurance, that regard upon his world of the finished Englishman, gave way before these shocks, and the final shock of our naked carelessness out there in the desert, without pickets or watching posts, signallers, sentries or telephones, or any apparent reserves, defence-line, refuges and bases.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom


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