How to use Soldiers-on in a sentence

soldiers-on
  • In June 1548 a French fleet, with provisions and 5000 soldiers on board, under the command of Andre de Montalembert, seigneur d'Esse, landed at Leith to reinforce the Scots army, and laid siege to Haddington, then in the hands of the English.

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  • They also acted as paymasters of the equites and of the soldiers on service in each tribe.

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  • The bombardment of the town in 1881 was one of the principal events of the French conquest of Tunisia; it was pillaged by the soldiers on the 16th of July, and the inhabitants had afterwards to pay a war indemnity of £ 250,000.

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  • All soldiers on whom " swords of honour " had been already conferred were declared legionaries ipso facto, and all citizens after 25 years' service were declared eligible, whatever their birth, rank or religion.

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  • In 1652 he married Cromwell's daughter, Bridget, widow of Ireton, and was made commande in-chief in Ireland, to which title that of lord deputy was added, The chief feature of his administration, which lasted from September 1652 till September 1655, was the settlement of the soldiers on the confiscated estates and the transplantation of the original owners, which he carried out ruthlessly.

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  • Among the mutinous soldiers on that occasion was a fellah officer calling himself Ahmed Arabi the Egyptian.

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  • On the 13th of October 54 Claudius died, poisoned, as all our authorities declare, by her orders, and Nero was presented to the soldiers on guard as their new sovereign.

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  • When on the 13th of August 1836 the soldiers on duty at the summer palace, La Granja, mutinied and forced the regent to grant a constitution, it was generally, though wrongly, believed that they overcame her reluctance by seizing Munoz, whom they called her "guapo," or fancy man, and threatening to shoot him.

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  • After the murder of Alexander in Gaul, hastened, it is said, by his instigation, Maximinus was proclaimed emperor by the soldiers on the 19th of March 235.

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  • He represented former Tanganyika soldiers on the British and Commonwealth Ex-Servicemen's League 1963-64 and launched the Askari Appeal in 1998.

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  • In July 1745 Charles Edward Stuart (son of the old pretender) marched into England recruiting soldiers on the way.

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  • A governor, lieutenant-governor, secretary of state, attorneygeneral, controller, treasurer, superintendent of public instruc 1 An interesting application of this provision was made in 1898, when Nevada soldiers on their way to Manila were allowed to vote at sea.

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  • Serious soldiers On my way here I passed some four or five regiments of infantry.

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  • Whenever, feasible, the gravestone was placed in an upright position and ranked in serried lines like soldiers on parade.

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  • And as the battle spread, they defeated the Israelites, killing about four thousand soldiers on the battlefield.

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  • The soldiers on patrol were ordered to pause and take a knee so they could assess the situation and decide on the best course of action. 

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  • As she greeted Canadian soldiers on the airport tarmac, the wind blew her billowy yellow skirt up, revealing her underwear.

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  • The jacket also needed to allow for maximum flexibility, unlike the greatcoat worn by soldiers on the ground.

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  • The Army actually trains some soldiers on war video games like Medal of Honor and other first person shooters to get them used to intense action and adjusting quickly to vary degrees of reflexes.

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