John Sherlock
Spanish general
John Sherlock
John Sherlock was an Irish-born brigadier general in the Ultonia Regiment in Spain. He successfully defended Melilla during a 100-day siege by Moroccan troops. John was the son of Peter Sherlock, who had been made a baronet and knight by titular king, James III, the Old Pretender, in 1716. However, during the Irish Rebellion of 1641, the Sherlock family lost its extensive land holdings in County Waterford.
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Sunderland RCA snatch last-gasp win to march on at top of the STL Northern League - Sunderland Echo
Google News - over 5 years
Birtley Town went down 4-1 in Division Two to second-top Team Northumbria, whose marksmen were Mark Fenwick (2), Peter Watling and John Sherlock. Daniel Smart was the visitors' only scorer. Darlington RA continue to lead the field following victory at
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Area golf pros, courses help raise funds to benefit families of war heroes - Syracuse.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
People like John Sherlock is why, and sadly he will no longer be around to help. Sherlock, the longtime owner of The Trophy Shop in Westvale, died Aug. 23 at age 82. For youngsters who don't know what he meant to the Syracuse sports community,
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Tina Loomans crowned first Tavistock Fair queen - The Beacon Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Bishop John Sherlock of the London Diocese presided over the ceremonies which officially opened St. Michael Catholic Secondary School (now the home of Jeanne Sauve). There was an enrolment of 61 Grade 9 students under the guidance of principal Dan
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Meanwhile, in Oakland - SFist
Google News - over 5 years
Designed by the excellent John Sherlock Hersey, the hyper-local graphic pays homage to a stylishly hirsute closer of a bygone era, Rollie Fingers. Proving that there's little new under the sun, Fingers grew the 'stache on a bet, fomenting a trend that
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BREAKING: Daily News Design Editor Fired, Sources Say - PW-Philadelphia Weekly (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
John Sherlock, the Daily News' design editor and member of senior management who has logged 19 years with the company, has reportedly cleared out his belongings of the first floor of the Philadelphia Inquirer building after being fired on Friday,
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Overflowing shop to move - Southland Times
Google News - over 5 years
Master Builders executive member John Sherlock said the builders wanted to help because it was for a worthy cause. The hospice shop had been running for about three years in the Gala St building. An official opening date next month has yet to be
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Father's girls - Windsor Star
Google News - over 5 years
Patti alleges in her lawsuit the abuse also took place at a number of Grand Bend cottages owned by church officials, including John Sherlock, the bishop of the London diocese at the time. Soon after, the priest was sent to Rome for a couple of months
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Canadian data breach causes Durham residents to 'not be another victim' - SC Magazine UK
Google News - over 5 years
The class action suit was given the go-ahead by Justice Peter Lauwers of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in late April, with Bowmanville resident John Sherlock Rowlands appointed as the 'representative' of the class. It said that among the claims
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MP United has banner campaign - The Morning Sun
Google News - over 5 years
... Zac Kramer, Austin Martin, Jesse McDevitt-Irwin, Ryan Odykirk, Mason Olrich, Collin Ridley, Matt Rogers, Matt Sherlock, Zach Whipple, Christian Zimmer, David Dai and David Germain. It is coached by Stefan Mitkov, John Sherlock and Stan Jensen
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Region sets record straight on USB lawsuit - Oshawa Express
Google News - over 5 years
A lawsuit against the Region was certified in December 2010 as a class action, and named John Sherlock Rowlands the representative plaintiff. The causes were listed as “negligence; breach of a fiduciary duty; breach of confidence and/or violation of
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'A lasting legacy' to the memory of UDR soldiers unveiled in Lisburn - Lisburn Today
Google News - over 5 years
Each of the regiment's battalions is represented on the plinth in the form of plaques which were also hand crafted by the sculpture's creator John Sherlock. In all, over 260 serving and former members of the UDR were killed, and almost 500 seriously
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Successful Spring Season Comes to a Close - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
John Sherlock, Justin Kuchar and Mike Neville were named 2nd Team All-League while long pole Silas Kim earned an honorable mention. It was an amazing year for the Hawks golf team who went 22-4 and earned the Big North Patriot Championship and County
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UDR Memorial Marked By Veterans Parade - 4ni.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
The sculpture, which was created by John Sherlock, depicts a UDR solider and a Greenfinch operating a normal vehicle checkpoint - one of the everyday duties of UDR soldiers during the Troubles. It was unveiled by Lord Lieutenant Mrs Joan Christie OBE
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A lot done, but still a lot more to do in Mayo League - Mayo Advertiser
Google News - over 5 years
It is all to play for in Lecarrow on Saturday evening when the Mayo League Masters side go into the second leg of the John Sherlock Memorial Cup final against the Roscommon League at 6pm. The first leg last weekend finished all square at 1-1 despite
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Sculptor's joy as UDR statue placed - Belfast Newsletter
Google News - over 5 years
Overseeing the delicate procedure was internationally-acclaimed sculptor, John Sherlock, who created the lasting tribute. The Whiteabbey man has been heavily involved in the project since its inception two years ago and after creating the moulds in his
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Lawyer won't comment on Whitby firm's part in class action suit - Newsdurhamregion.com
Google News - over 5 years
Justice Peter Lauwers of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved the suit in late April and Bowmanville resident John Sherlock Rowlands was appointed as the 'representative' of the class. Mr. Brown wouldn't say if Mr. Rowlands contacted the firm
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Lisburn turns out to celebrate city's latest Freemen - Lisburn Today
Google News - over 5 years
On behalf of the City, the Mayor presented General Trousdell with a bronze sculpture, created by Mr John Sherlock, depicting a Royal Irish soldier. In a glowing tribute to his soldiers, General Trousdell spoke of his pride in the Royal Irish Regiment
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Lakeland celebrates historic win - NorthJersey.com
Google News - almost 6 years
River Dell (8-8) had the same mentality and built a 7-4 lead behind two goals apiece from John Sherlock and Steve Luca. But once Lakeland started to score in bunches, River Dell never found an answer against Lierman and the Lakeland defense
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Durham facing $40-million class action lawsuit - Newsdurhamregion.com
Google News - almost 6 years
The class action suit was given the go-ahead by Justice Peter Lauwers of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in late April, with Bowmanville resident John Sherlock Rowlands appointed as the 'representative' of the class. The law firm of Flaherty Dow
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Behind the scenes with D&M Publishers' award-winning design team - Quill & Quire (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
The photo is by John Sherlock. – Peter Cocking, art director I was obsessing over illustrators who specialize in hand-lettering and was waiting for an opportunity to use that aesthetic on a cover. This seemed like the perfect fit: a book of quirky,
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John Sherlock
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  • 1794
    He was later made governor of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, where he died on 25 July 1794, at the age of 89.
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  • 1774
    From 9 December 1774 to 19 March 1775, John Sherlock defended Melilla against troops of the sultan of Morocco, Mohammed ben Abdallah.
    More Details Hide Details When a Spanish fleet arrived with reinforcements, Sherlock broke the siege and routed the Moroccans. The entrance to the old town at Melilla includes a monument to "Juan Sherlocke."
  • 1727
    John Sherlock fought in the Anglo-Spanish War of 1727–1729, a failed Spanish attempt to retake Gibraltar.
    More Details Hide Details He was made commander in chief of Melilla by Carlos III.
  • 1716
    John was the son of Peter Sherlock, who had been made a baronet and knight by titular king, James III, the Old Pretender, in 1716.
    More Details Hide Details However, during the Irish Rebellion of 1641, the Sherlock family lost its extensive land holdings in County Waterford. Like many Catholic Irish, John emigrated to Spain with hopes of returning to Ireland once a Catholic was king of England again. And like his father and grandfather he served in the Ultonia Regiment (i.e. Ulster Regiment), part of the Irish Brigade of the Spanish Army.
  • 1705
    Born in 1705.
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