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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 8 battalions (two of which are [[AR]]) with the following roles:
  
- [[1st Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role (3 Commando Brigade)
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- [[2nd Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role
 
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- [[3rd Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role
 
- [[3rd Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role
  
- [[4th Battalion The Rifles]] - Mechanised
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- [[4th Battalion The Rifles]] - Specialised
  
 
- [[5th Battalion The Rifles]] - Armoured
 
- [[5th Battalion The Rifles]] - Armoured
  
- [[6th Battalion The Rifles]] - TA Reserve
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- [[6th Battalion The Rifles]] - Reserve
  
- [[7th Battalion The Rifles]] - TA Reserve
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- [[7th Battalion The Rifles]] - Reserve
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- [[8th Battalion The Rifles]] -  Reserve
  
 
Some forerunner units are to be found in [[The Light Division]] pages.
 
Some forerunner units are to be found in [[The Light Division]] pages.

Latest revision as of 08:54, 28 March 2017

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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 8 battalions (two of which are AR) 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 - Specialised

- 5th Battalion The Rifles - Armoured

- 6th Battalion The Rifles - Reserve

- 7th Battalion The Rifles - Reserve

- 8th Battalion The Rifles - Reserve

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

Alliances

External Links

Regimental Museum, Ogilby Trust


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