The Bulldog Corps

The Bulldog Corps: An occasional name in the war for the Sixth Army Corps, suggested by the Corps Sign, a Bull-dog. The tenacity of the corps in heavy fighting in 1917-18, under the command of Sir Aylmer Haldane, added point to the nickname. [1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.38.

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