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The Rifles is a large regiment of the [[British Army]] formed from the amalgamation of four light infantry and rifle regiments. It consists of 7 battalions (two of which are TA) with the following roles:
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The Rifles is a large regiment of the [[British Army]] formed from the amalgamation of four light infantry and rifle regiments. It consists of 7 battalions (two of which are [[TA]]) with the following roles:
  
 
- [[1st Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role
 
- [[1st Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role
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- [[7th Battalion The Rifles]] - TA Reserve
 
- [[7th Battalion The Rifles]] - TA Reserve
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Revision as of 17:58, 15 May 2007

The Rifles is a large regiment of the British Army formed from the amalgamation of four light infantry and rifle regiments. It consists of 7 battalions (two of which are TA) with the following roles:

- 1st Battalion The Rifles - Light Role

- 2nd Battalion The Rifles - Light Role

- 3rd Battalion The Rifles - Light Role

- 4th Battalion The Rifles - Mechanised

- 5th Battalion The Rifles - Armoured

- 6th Battalion The Rifles - TA Reserve

- 7th Battalion The Rifles - TA Reserve