British Commonwealth land forces were drawn primarily from British India.
What does BC stand for?
BC stands for British Commonwealth
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We have 272 other meanings of BC in our Acronym Attic
- Branch on Condition (IBM)
- Brazosport College (junior college; Lake Jackson, TX)
- Bread for the City (Washington, DC)
- Breakfast Cereals
- Breaking Capacity
- Breast Cancer
- Brew Crew
- Bridgewater College (Virginia)
- British Colonies
- British Columbia
Samples in periodicals archive:
Officials from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, which manages war cemeteries for citizens of British Commonwealth nations who died during the First and Second World Wars, have taken charge of the pilot's remains for eventual burial.
Owens was awarded a $7000 British Commonwealth Nurses' War Memorial Fund scholarship (administered by the Nursing Education and Research Foundation) in August 2010.
Last month, Adiga's debut novel, The White Tiger, won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, which is given each year to the best novel in English by a writer from the British Commonwealth.
She is from Canada, our greatest ally throughout two world wars and an integral part of the Great British Commonwealth.
1949: The Republic of Ireland Act came into force as Eire became a republic and withdrew from the British Commonwealth.
As we look forward to next year, when we will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, surely while Mozambique, once a colony of Portugal, is in the British Commonwealth of Nations, and other countries, namely Algeria, Rwanda and Yemen, nothing to do with Great Britain, clamour to join, consideration should be given to the Kingdom of Nepal, home of the Gurkhas.
Each year since 1969, the Booker Prize has rewarded what it deems the year’s best novel written by a citizen of the British Commonwealth or Ireland -- in addition to the acclaim and a boost in book sales, the winner also receives 50,000 GBP.