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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:
 
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
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- [[1st Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role
- [[2nd Battalion, The Rifles]] - Light Role
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- [[2nd Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role
- [[3rd Battalion, The Rifles]] - Light Role
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- [[3rd Battalion The Rifles]] - Light Role
- [[4th Battalion, The Rifles]] - Mechanised
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- [[4th Battalion The Rifles]] - Mechanised
- [[5th Battalion, The Rifles]] - Armoured
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- [[5th Battalion The Rifles]] - Armoured
- [[6th Battalion, The Rifles]] - TA Reserve
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- [[6th Battalion The Rifles]] - TA Reserve
- [[7th Battalion, The Rifles]] - TA Reserve
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- [[7th Battalion The Rifles]] - TA Reserve

Revision as of 17:44, 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