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lance bombardier Line breaks: lance bom¦bard|ier

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Definition of lance bombardier in English:

noun

A rank of non-commissioned officer in an artillery regiment of the British army, corresponding to that of a lance corporal in the infantry.
Example sentences
  • Her husband, Stewart, is a lance bombardier in 40 Regiment, Royal Artillery.
  • Steven, 22, is a lance bombardier with the Royal Artillery and joined the army when he was 16.
  • Christian, who is a lance bombardier in the Royal Artillery, stationed at Colchester, carried on the family tradition and was married in uniform.

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