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The Duke of York, at the end of 1811, introduced the Regimental School system which was the first widespread, state funded education system in the UK (Hadaway, 2004).
Hadaway, S. (2004) The Regimental School System and Education in the British Army in the Napoleonic Era. Available from World Wide Web: http://www.napoleon-series.org/military/organization/c_rgtschool1.html. [Accessed: 28 January, 2014].