The Rifles


The Rifles

The Rifles est un régiment de la British Army, formé en 2007 de la fusion de tous les régiments de la Light Division (division légère).

Le régiment comprend 7 bataillons d'infanterie (5 d'active (n° 1 à 5) et 2 de réserve (n° 6 et 7)) :

  • 1er bataillon, créé par la fusion du Devonshire and Dorset Regiment et du Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment
  • 2e bataillon, anciennement 1st Batallion, The Royal Green Jackets
  • 3e bataillon, anciennement 2nd Batallion, The Light Infantry
  • 4e bataillon, anciennement 2nd Batallion, The Royal Green Jackets
  • 5e bataillon, anciennement 1st Batallion, The Light Infantry
  • 6e bataillon, anciennement The Rifle Volunteers
  • 7e bataillon, anciennement The Royal Rifle Volunteers

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