Ramillies


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Ramillies

a village in central Belgium where the Duke of Marlborough defeated the French in 1706
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The contract comprises 2 lots - Lot 1: weekly garbage collection on Ramillies and Jodoigne Grez-Doiceau and once a year, bulky in the town of Ramillies,- Lot 2: the weekly garbage collection on Orp-Jauche, Perwez, Helecine and Beauvechain.
Ramillies Hall did fulfil its legal requirements in ensuring at least one staff member with a paediatric first aid training certificate was on the premises at any given time.
He spent six months in the Indian Ocean on the battleship HMS Ramillies in 1940 and in January 1941 he joined the battleship HMS Valiant, where, as a midshipman, he earned a mention in dispatches.
Both were started with some successes for the French, but not for long, as evidenced by the decisive encounters at La Hogue, Blenheim, Ramillies and Malplaquet.
In the end, only the Ramillies and Berwick were made available for reassignment.
ERNEST RANKIN, Ramillies Road, Red House Estate, Sunderland.
At Ramillies, at a critical point in the battle he led a cavalry charge into the French Maison du Roi, the equivalent of the household cavalry, which was involved in a seesaw battle for control of the center of the line.
For England the war was to be identified with victories at Blenheim, Ramillies, and Oudernarde, with the capture of Gibraltar in 1704 and of Minorca in 1708.
Alongside the obvious entries (for example, Bolingbroke, Torcy, Rakoczi; Ramillies, Denain, Cadiz), are entries that accord obscure persons and places their fifteen lines (or fifteen words) of fame.
Level 2, Zone 8, IDL 437, Ramillies Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
Over the centuries the bells of this church have rung out to mark special days such as Christmas Day or Coronation Day and any other public thanksgiving decided by Parliament - like, for example, the Duke of Marlborough's (Winston Churchill's famous ancestor) victory at the battle of Ramillies over the French army of King Louis XIV in 1706.