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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

- 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


Some forerunner units are to be found in The Light Division pages.


The Rifles
1st Bn | 2nd Bn | 3rd Bn | 4th Bn | 5th Bn | 6th Bn | 7th Bn