Colonel

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COLONEL. An officer in the army, next below a brigadier general, bears this title.

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Beginning this summer John will be entitled to even more DND expense chits when he assumes the Honourary Colonelcy of the PPCLI.
Only such an action, Herkimer and the other war veterans among them must have argued, would calm the populace, and besides, it was also the most efficient way to throw cold water on Sir John's militia colonelcy and to discover who was and was not a true Whig.