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Aldershot

(ôl`dərshôt), town (1991 pop. 53,665), Hampshire, S central England. It is the site of the largest military training center (est. 1854) in Great Britain. The minister of defense appoints most of the town council. Aldershot is within the metropolitan area of London. Industries include engineering and the production of electrical goods.

Aldershot

a town in S England, in Hampshire: site of a large military camp. Pop.: 58 170 (2001)
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The Duchess of Cambridge meets veterans and cadets during a visit to the 1st Battalion Irish Guards at the St <B Patrick's Day parade at Mons Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire, to mark the saint's day yesterday Steve
Hampshire County Council requires delivery of Housing Support and Social Care Services for St John~s Court in Farnborough and Place Court in Aldershot, Hampshire.
Paul was stunned when the household name - dressed only in his pants - stumbled in as he slept in the hotel near Aldershot, Hampshire.
It was shortly before Kate Middleton, 30, arrived at the base in Mons Barracks in Aldershot, Hampshire, yesterday.
The soldiers marched on to the parade square at Mons Barracks in Aldershot, Hampshire, in full ceremonial uniform of scarlet tunics and bearskins, accompanied by the regimental mascot Conmeal, an Irish Wolfhound.
She is raising money for the charity by taking part in the GRIM Challenge, an eight mile off-road running event in Aldershot, Hampshire, today.
A major new training centre will be built at S Whittington Barracks, near Lichfield, to replace the existing Ministry of Defence medical training centre in Aldershot, Hampshire.
Derek Robinson was born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England, the youngest of eight children.
The main aim of his trip was to foster closer relations with the British Boy Scout movement formed by Baden-Powell in 1907, although he also visited Eton College in Windsor, Berkshire, and the Army Gymnastic School in Aldershot, Hampshire.
Andy Copland shot Julie Harrison, 40, and their daughter, Maisie Harrison-Copland, at his home in Aldershot, Hampshire, on December 29 last year.
Aldershot, Hampshire, England: Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.
As the Queen arrived for the service Steve Kettless, 50, of Aldershot, Hampshire, who fought as a private with 2 Parachute Regiment at Goose Green, said: "I'm filled with sadness for the boys who never came home.