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To bivvy up - to set up shelter, usually for the night. BLACK MARIA Heavy German high-explosive shell, so-named because of the black smoke it produced when exploding. It was often said in jest that the motto of the Brigade of Guards - 'honi soit qui mal y pense' - could be freely translated as 'after you with the Bluebell, Rupert', due to their excessive use of bull. From the regiment's time in India , at a time when the blue cap was the symbol of an elite force, much as maroon or green berets are today. From the marking painted on the delivery shell casing.

BLIMP RAF slang for the small, white, dirigible airships used chiefly for submarine reconaissance over the English Channel . BLUEBELL A popular proprietary brand of metal polish.

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French town near the Belgian border, 20km south-west of Ypres .

BANTAM Member of a battalion made up of men between the heights of 5'1" and 5'4", normally deemed as too short to have previously enlisted.

Interestingly, the Americans had a comparable term during Viet Nam : the USA was known as the world, and a Blighty one was know to US soldiers as a ticket to the world. (2) Member of a trench raiding party, often tasked to bring in prisoners for intelligence purposes.

The German equivalent of the time was a Heimschuss, and Australian troops in Gallipoli referred to the same as an Aussie. In May 1916 it was officially announced that it was His Majesty's 'express wish' that the description 'bomber' should be substituted for that of grenadier. When off duty, men would often be found having a 'bon time' at the local estaminet.

British term applied to cylinder-discharged gas, used in orders and other communications in an effort to keep its use secret. From the military phonetic alphabet in use at the time ACK EMMA Morning.

"If you want to see your dear Fatherland, Keep your head down, Alleyman" - popular trench song of 1916. he Tommies during WW1 and also WW2 developed a language of their own. Many ex-servicemen still use words from this language in their civvie lives and children of these servicemen and woman are also familiar with many of the terms. From the sense that a man could be so tired he was held upright only by the chinstrap of his cap or helmet. From Hindustani cittha, a note, originally derived from Sanskrit citra, marked. It was often said that the definition of a soldier was 'somebody to hang things on'. The correct meaning of this word is long lasting, although seldom used in this way except perhaps by Medical Officers. To be excused duties, a soldier had to be in posession of a sick chit. CHRISTMAS TREE ORDER To parade in full equipment with all kit. To be in civvies was to be dressed in civilian clothing rather than uniform. CLICK To make acquaintance with (usually a member of the opposite sex). An invitation shouted out by the orderly in charge of serving meals, indicating that extra portions were available to those who wanted them. "This morning our Archie battery reported that a machine came down last night out of control..." - 2Lt Gerard Robin, 41 Squadron, RFC. From one of the nicknames of the Army Service Corps (ASC AXLE GREASE Butter.

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