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Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope (1874-1947) was a British soldier and colonial administrator. In politics and in history, a colony is a territory under the immediate political control of a geographically-distant state (or city, in ancient times). ...


Wauchope served in South Africa with the Black Watch and was severely wounded during the Boer War. He then served in India from 1903 to 1914. During World War I he returned to Europe and fought in France until 1916 when he was transferred to Mesopotamia and was wounded. Following the war he was chief of the British section of the Berlin Control Commission and then serrved in Northern Ireland from 1927 to 1929. In 1931, he became High Commissioner of the British Mandate of Palestine and TransJordan. He tolerated a significant increase in Jewish immigration and was criticized for being lax after the outbreak of the Arab rebellion which broke out in 1936. He tried to cope with through the proposal for a legislative council and extending local self government. He was relieved from the position of High Commissioner in 1938 marking the introduction of a harsher British policy towards the mandate. Official name The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) Colonel-in-Chief HRH The Prince of Wales Nicknames Motto Nemo Me Impune Lacessit Anniversaries Red Hackle Day (5 January) Marches Quick: All the Blue Bonnets are oer the Border Slow: The Garb of Old Gaul Pipes & Drums Quick: Hielan Laddie... Boer guerrillas during the Second Boer War There were two Boer wars, one from December 16, 1880-March 23, 1881 and the second from October 11, 1899-May 31, 1902 both between the British and the settlers of Dutch, French and German origin (called Boers, Afrikaners or Voortrekkers) in South... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machineguns, and poison gas. ... World map showing location of Europe When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second-smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... Mesopotamia (Greek: Μεσοποταμία, translated from Old Persian Miyanrudan the Land between the Rivers; Aramaic name being Beth-Nahrain House of Two Rivers) is a region of Southwest Asia. ... Royal motto: Quis separabit (Latin: Who will separate?) Northern Irelands location within the UK Official languages English, Irish, Ulster Scots Capital and largest city Belfast First Minister Office suspended Area  - Total Ranked 4th 13,843 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 4th 1,685,267 122/km² NUTS 1... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... A High Commissioner is a person serving in a special executive capacity. ... Map of the territory under the British Mandate of Palestine. ... Corresponding geographically to todays Kingdom of Jordan, the Emirate of Transjordan was an autonomous political subdivision of the British Mandate of Palestine, split off in April 1921. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ... The Arabs (Arabic: عرب Ê»arab) are an originally Arabian ethnicity widespread in the Middle East and North Africa. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A Legislative Council in British constitutional thought is the second-to-top tier of a government led by a Governor-General, Governor or a Lieutenant-Governor, inferior to an Executive Council and equal to or superior to a Legislative Assembly. ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Sir Arthur Grenfell Wauchope (1874-1947) was a British soldier and colonial administrator.
Wauchope served in South Africa with the Black Watch and was severely wounded during the Boer War.
He then served in India from 1903 to 1914.
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