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ROYAL NAVY - Key Dates 1847 - 1945

1854 - 1856Crimean War
1857Indian Mutiny
1860Occupation of Beijing
1878Invasion of Afghanistan
 Fleet sent to Istanbul
1882Occupation of Egypt
1885Third Burmese War
1889Second Boer War begins
1899Boxer Rebellion
1900Development of Malaya
1902Boer War ends
1909Land Troops Persia
1914First World War
1936Garrisoned Suez Canal
1939 - 1945Second World War

This is not a comprehensive list of key dates, please contact us if you think that other notable dates should be added to 




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