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Tommy is a poem from Rudyard Kipling's book Barrack-Room Ballads. Peter Bellamy sang it on his third album of songs set to Kipling's poems, Peter Bellamy Sings the Barrack-Room Ballads of Rudyard Kipling. He commented in the album's sleeve notes: The origin of the name Tommy Atkins for an English soldier is lost in the mists of time. 'T.A.', or, in full, Thomas Atkins, and hence Tommy Atkins or Tommy, was a general term for the infantry soldier commonly in use in the army before Kipling went to India as a young man. A typical example is the following comment by Lieutenant General Sir Garnet Wolseley in the fourth edition of his The Soldier’s Pocket book for Field Service.
Tommy Atkins (often just Tommy) is slang for a common soldier in the British Army. It was certainly well established during the nineteenth century, but is particularly associated with World War I. It can be used as a term of reference, or as a form of address. German soldiers would call out to "Tommy" across no man's land if they wished to speak to a British soldier. French and Commonwealth. Tommy Atkins Stats. Tommy Atkins was born on Friday, December 9, , in Ponca, Nebraska. Atkins was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on October 2, , with the Philadelphia Athletics.
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Why Tommy Atkins. Well, we don't know, but we do have a helpful document to help decipher how and when the term became commonplace. When the British War Office issued their Collection of Orders, Regulations, etc. (otherwise known as The Soldiers Book) in Augustthey provided a specimen form to show how it should be filled out.
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There is a popular story that the name was coined by the Duke of Wellington in honor of a soldier who had died bravely at the Battle of Boxtel inWellington’s first major battle. Complete Chet Atkins Guitar Method Paperback – Aug by Chet Atkins (Author), Tommy Flint (Author) out of 5 stars 23 ratings.
See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(13). Tommy Atkins is the English soldier who joking broke the cavalry of France at Minden, who singing marched with the Great Duke to the Danube, who grumbling shattered Napoleon’s dreams at Waterloo, who sweating in his red coat tramped back and forth across India, who kept his six-rounds-to-the-minute at Mons, and who died in the mud at Passchendaele, the sands of the Western Desert, Author: John Laffin.
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Genre/Form: Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Laffin, John. Tommy Atkins. London, Cassell, (OCoLC) Document Type. James Kilpatrick tells the story of the British 'Tommy' as he goes off to France and gets his first taste of war.
Told through the letters of the soldiers themselves, this little book is full of tales of horror, excitement, bravery and much humour.
This is how the men on the front dealt with the terrible task ahead of them. A fascinating read. Tommy I went into a public-'ouse to get a pint o' beer, The publican 'e up an' sez, "We serve no red-coats here." The girls be'ind the bar they laughed an' giggled fit to die, I outs into the street again an' to myself sez I: O it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Tommy, go away"; But it's "Thank you, Mister Atkins", when the band begins to play, The band begins to play, my boys, the band.
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Private Tommy Atkins. [uniform title] Additional title: Oh, we take him from the city or the plough. [first line] Additional title: Tommy, Tommy Atkins, you're a "good un," heart and hand. [first line of chorus] Names Potter, S. (Composer) Hamilton, Henry (Lyricist) Collection.
American. The Story of the English Soldier. Author: John Laffin; Publisher: The History Press ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Tommy Atkins is the English soldier, who joking broke the cavalry of France at Minden, who singing marched with the Great Duke to the Danube, who grumbling shattered Napoleon's dreams at Waterloo, who sweating in his.
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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Generic term for any British soldier.Rudyard Kipling, "Tommy": O it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Tommy, go away"; But it's "Thank you, Mister Atkins", when the band begins to playHerman Wouk, War and Remembrance, Back Bay Books edition, page A voice I don't want to listen to tells me that this is England's last land triumph.