a soldier serving in an unit of the army.
Contemporary Examples

Drafted as a private, he applied for officer training, and then, as an artilleryman, rapidly climbed the ranks.
The Noble General John Barry July 23, 2011

Historical Examples

You have got to learn to be a soldier—an artilleryman, not a molly.
Gil the Gunner George Manville Fenn

Would you have me neglect one of the foremost articles of an artilleryman’s faith?
Waring’s Peril Charles King

Another had on the uniform of an artilleryman, and his left arm was in a sling.
McClure’s Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, June 1893 Various

The artilleryman’s hands shook with agitation as Maurice perused the letter.
The Downfall Emile Zola

And just as I was beginning to face these things, the artilleryman stopped digging, and looked at me.
The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells

“We’ve got with us a stray of yours,” said the artilleryman.
The Long Roll Mary Johnston

Debel had noticed an artilleryman on horseback who was about his size.
The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre

He found, however, that the artilleryman was still asleep, and returned to Andre.
No Surrender! G. A. Henty

See now, an artilleryman has just come out on the ramparts; one can distinguish his facings perfectly, even at that distance!
Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War Mr Jkai

noun (pl) -men
a serviceman who serves in an artillery unit


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