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Artists Rifles

English group

1860

October 5

on Friday

Frederic Leighton enrols with the first group to join the 38th Middlesex (Artists) Rifle volunteers (later to be known as The Artists Rifles).

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Astronomical Events

The moon was waning gibbous that night.

1869

8 years, 3 months later

Frederic Leighton is promoted to Major in The Artist's Rifles.

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1869

January 6

on Wednesday

5 days later

Captain Leighton is elected to command The Artists Rifles by a general meeting of the Corps.

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Astronomical Events

The moon was in the last quarter that night.

1875

5 years, 12 months, 1 day later

Frederic Leighton is promoted Lieutenant Colonel of The Artist's Rifles.

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1896

February 3

on Monday

21 years, 1 month, 8 days later

The funeral of Frederic Leighton is held. His coffin is carried into St Paul's Cathedral, past a guard of honour formed by The Artists Rifles.

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Astronomical Events

The moon was waning gibbous that night.

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