Definition of lance sergeant in English:

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lance sergeant


A rank in the Foot Guards equivalent to corporal.
Example sentences
  • Wellwood, a sergeant in the King's Own Scottish Borderers, perished in the failed Gallipoli campaign of 1915, while William, a lance sergeant in the Coldstream Guards, died two years later at Passchendaele.

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