User:Anotherclown

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Anotherclown
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Profile[edit]

I'll write something one day.

Some articles I've created or contributed significantly to[edit]

I mainly edit military related articles, and occasionally cricket articles.

To do list[edit]

These are articles I intend to work on in the future:

My own unofficial wiki project: Australian Army battles of the Cold War[edit]

Conflict Article Grade Notes
Korean War Military history of Australia during the Korean War C
Battle of Sariwon Stub
Battle of Yongju GA
Battle of Kujin GA
Battle of Chongju (1950) GA
Battle of Pakchon GA
Battle of Uijeongbu (1951) Start Part of the Third Battle of Seoul (GA thanks largely to User:Jim101)
Battle of Chuam-ni Start
Battle of Maehwa-San Start
Battle of Kapyong A-Class article A
Battle of Maryang San A-Class article A
Operation Blaze C
Battle of the Samichon River GA
Indonesia-Malaysian Confrontation Military history of Australia during the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation B
Battle of Sungei Koemba GA
Battle of Kindau B
Battle of Babang Start
Vietnam War Military history of Australia during the Vietnam War B
Battle of Gang Toi GA
Operation Crimp A-Class article A
Battle of Suoi Bong Trang GA
Battle of Long Tan B
Operation Bribie GA
Battle of Suoi Chau Pha GA
Operation Coburg A-Class article A
Battle of Coral-Balmoral GA
Battle of Hat Dich B
Battle of Binh Ba B
Battle of Long Khanh GA
Battle of Nui Le Start

My terrible maps[edit]

Battle of Coral-Balmoral, 12 May – 6 June 1968 
Battle of Suoi Bong Trang, 23–24 Feb 1966 
Battle of Gang Toi, 8 Nov 1965 
Operation Bribie, 17–18 Feb 1967 
Battle of Elands River, 4–16 August 1900. 
Battle of Long Tan, 18 August 1966 
Australian military districts, October 1939 

Awards[edit]

  • The Barnstar:
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Please accept this award in recognition of your excellent work on Australian military history articles. Those are excellent articles for any editor, and especially for a new one. Nick-D (talk) 07:38, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons:
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For the impressive depth and frequency of contributions, particularly through the addition of substantive new text, that you've made in the area of military history in recent weeks. Excellent work. hamiltonstone (talk) 23:44, 22 January 2009 (UTC)
  • The WikiProject Barnstar:
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Thank you for all your help with the Military history of Australia during World War I article. Cheers. — AustralianRupert (talk) 03:38, 11 May 2009 (UTC)
  • The Epic Barnstar:
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For your work on the Battle of Bien Hoa (1968) YellowMonkey (cricket photo poll!) paid editing=POV 01:18, 10 August 2009 (UTC)
  • The A-Class Medal
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For prolific work on Operation Coburg, Battle of Bita Paka, and First Battle of Maryang San, promoted to A-Class between October 2009 and February 2010, you are hereby awarded the A-Class Medal. Thanks for your exceptional work, we look forward to more high-quality articles in the future! Parsecboy (talk) 02:25, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
  • The Good Article Medal of Merit
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Awarded to Anotherclown, for your prolific work at contributing Good Articles to the Military History project, namely: Australian contribution to the Allied Intervention in Russia 1918–1919, Military history of Australia, Battle of Kapyong, Battle of Long Khanh and Operation Crimp. Congratulations and keep up the good work! AustralianRupert (talk) 01:21, 24 June 2010 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer and A-Class reviews during the period January-June 2010, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons.  Roger Davies talk 10:49, 30 August 2010 (UTC)
  • The Content Review Medal of Merit
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted work on the WikiProject's Peer and A-Class reviews during the period July-December 2009, I am delighted to award you this Content Review Medal. TomStar81 (Talk) 01:43, 1 September 2010 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer and A-Class reviews for the period 1 April-30 September 2010, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons.  Roger Davies talk 07:59, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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Please accept this award for your great work with the Battle of Kapyong article Nick-D (talk) 10:17, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
  • The Content Review Medal of Merit
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For your ongoing and devoted work on Military History Good Article reviews, I am delighted to award you this Content Review Medal. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 01:23, 28 December 2010 (UTC)
  • The Epic Barnstar
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Awarded to Anotherclown, in recognition of his work in 2010 around the topic of battles involving Australia during the Vietnam War. Keep up the hard work! AustralianRupert (talk) 02:19, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevons
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer and A-Class reviews for the period Oct–Dec 2010, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 23:04, 4 January 2011 (UTC)
  • The WikiProject Barnstar
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I am delighted to present you with this WikiProject Barnstar in recognition of your extensive contributions to the Military history WikiProject, as evidenced by your being nominated for the 2010 "Military historian of the Year" award. We're grateful for your help, and look forward to seeing more of your excellent work in the coming year. Kirill [talk] [prof] 22:22, 6 January 2011 (UTC)
  • The Wars of the Roses Barnstar
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Thank you for your comments and suggestions on the Battle of Towton. They have really helped to improve the article and be recognised as a Featured Article. Jappalang (talk) 22:01, 9 February 2011 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer, A-Class and Featured Article reviews for the period January–March 2011, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons. AustralianRupert (talk) 06:49, 3 April 2011 (UTC)
  • The Minor Barnstar
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For a series of small edits to German involvement in the Spanish Civil War, across the space of over 30 minutes. Grandiose (me, talk, contribs) 09:08, 11 June 2011 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer, A-Class and Featured Article reviews for the period Apr–Jun 2011, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons. AustralianRupert (talk) 08:34, 16 July 2011 (UTC)
  • The Original Barnstar
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Hi Anotherclown,

Many thanks for helping to correct my recent entry in 'Landing at Nadzab". I am new to this. I cannot find a place to 'reply' to you other than this, which should get to you anyway. Cheers from a fellow Oz. J.H. Ozistry (talk) 06:14, 17 August 2011 (UTC)

  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer, Featrued article candidacies and A-Class reviews for the period Jul-Sept 2011, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons. Cheers, Buggie111 (talk) 13:38, 1 October 2011 (UTC)
  • The Good Article Barnstar
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Thanks Anotherclown for helping to promote Battle of Yongju to Good Article status. Please accept this little sign of appreciation and goodwill from me, because you deserve it. Keep it up, and give some one a pat on the back today. Sp33dyphil "Ad astra" 04:50, 8 October 2011 (UTC)
  • The Citation Barnstart
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Awarded to Anotherclown, as part of AustralianRupert's 2012 New Year Honours List, in recognition of their work providing sources for articles relating to Australian military units during 2011. Thank you and keep up the good work! AustralianRupert (talk) 10:20, 31 December 2011 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer, A-Class and Featured article reviews for the period October-December 2011, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons. Cheers, Buggie111 (talk) 17:33, 1 October 2011 (UTC)
  • Australian Wikimedian Recognition (AWR)
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Thank you for your contributions on English Wikipedia that have helped improve Australian related content. :D It is very much appreciated. :D Enjoy your Australia Day and please continue your good work! LauraHale (talk) 02:47, 26 January 2012 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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Congratulations for being nominated as one of the military historians of the year for 2011 in recognition of your excellent work on Australian battles of the Korean War, Australian military history more generally and lots of wikignoming and other contributions to this project. I am pleased to award you the WikiChevrons in recognition of this achievement. For the Coordinators, Nick-D (talk) 03:30, 29 January 2012 (UTC)
  • The Working Wikipedian's Barnstar
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With great appreciation, I award you this barnstar for completing Good Article reviews for the December 2011 Good Article Nomination backlog elimination drive Cheers,AstroCog (talk) 21:55, 3 February 2012 (UTC)
  • The Graphic Designer's Barnstar
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For your work in creating maps for the Military History project, including File:Battle of Elands River 4-16 August 1900.png. AustralianRupert (talk) 02:24, 1 April 2012 (UTC)
  • The Rhodesian Barnstar of National Merit
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For your excellent contributions on Rhodesian articles by Sf46 (talk) 09:48, 9 September 2012 (UTC)
  • The WikiProject Barnstar
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I am delighted to present you with this WikiProject Barnstar in recognition of your extensive contributions to the Military history WikiProject, as evidenced by your being nominated for the 2012 "Military historian of the year" award. We're grateful for your efforts, and look forward to seeing more of your excellent work in the coming year! Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 01:34, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military History WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer, A-Class and Featured Article Candidate reviews for the period Oct-Dec 2012, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons. AustralianRupert (talk) 09:55, 13 January 2013 (UTC)
  • The A-Class Medal
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On behalf of the coordinators of the Military history WikiProject, I'm pleased to award you the A-Class Medal for your work on Battle of Kapyong, Operation Crimp, and Australian Army during World War II; three excellent articles spanning different eras of Australian military history. Hawkeye7 (talk) 11:21, 20 February 2013 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer, A-Class and Featured Article reviews for the period January–March 2013, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons. AustralianRupert (talk) 22:42, 27 April 2013 (UTC)
  • Halo Halo
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For reviewing the article John William Finn for Good Article status, and thus elevating it, I hereby present to you this Halo-halo. May it fuel your future edits and evaluations of other Good Article Nominees. RightCowLeftCoast (talk) 13:36, 5 May 2013 (UTC)
  • The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
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By order of the Military history WikiProject coordinators, for your contributions to the WikiProject's June 2013 backlog reduction drive, I hereby award you this Military history WikiProject award. Ian Rose (talk) 13:42, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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By order of the Military History WikiProject coordinators, for your devoted contributions to the WikiProject's Peer, A-Class and Featured Article Candidate reviews for the period Apr-Jun 2013, I am delighted to award you the WikiChevrons. AustralianRupert (talk) 10:11, 1 August 2013 (UTC)
  • The Original Barnstar
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In appreciation of civil and educational discourse during the A Class review of Werner Voss. Georgejdorner (talk) 18:05, 14 September 2013 (UTC)
  • The WikiChevrons
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On behalf of the WikiProject Military history coordinators, in recognition of your dedication in reviewing 34 Military History good article nominations, peer review requests, A-Class nominations and/or Featured Article candidates during the period July to September 2013, I hereby award you the WikiChevrons. Well done and thanks, Peacemaker67 (send... over) 05:22, 10 October 2013 (UTC)
  • Copyeditor's Barnstar
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Many thanks for taking the time to review Spanish conquest of Petén for ACR - the article was recently promoted to FA, in no small part due to the thorough review it got at MilHist. Best regards, Simon Burchell (talk) 11:49, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

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Updated DYK query On January 26, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Australian contribution to the Allied Intervention in Russia 1918–1919, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.
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