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I don't know of any such official policy. It would not have made much sense to deliberately and continuously start wars with other "great powers" of the time. If you take, for example, the 1807 attack on Copenhagen, this was specifically motivated by reports that Napoleon was pressuring the Danes to use their fleet against the British or to give it to ...


The Royal Sussex Regiment Brighton War Memorial notes the following timeline of deaths and activities: Barttelot, Capt. Sir Walter George: killed in action at Retief's Nek, July 23rd, 1900 (1st battalion) Bleach, Pvt. Frank - died at the Hospital, Bloemfontein, of enteric fever, on 14th March 1901. Brookshaw, Pvt. Benjamin A - At Krugersdorp, ...

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