Which infantry regiment to join?

#31
YORKS should be fine, speak to your Plt DS once at Harrogate (Cpls, and Plt Sgt and Plt Commander), and if you can the Recruiting point of contact before.

Look at the roles each have as well - Light, Armoured, Mech etc...
And where they are based (though as ever that can change)
 
#34
Without being too partisan about this, The RIFLES has bns in each of the available inf roles, so if you've got the omph, you'll get fantastic opportunities to move around without the need for inter-regt transfer.

The regt also has real pedigree and a truly astonishing history which stretches from North America in the early 18th century, through the Napoleonic era and Peninsula, The Crimea, both world wars and every conflict in between and right up to the present where Rfn continue with that ethos and continue to carry that heritage forward.

If you want a shooty-stabby role, don't only consider the army. Have you thought about RM?
 
#35
Without being too partisan about this, The RIFLES has bns in each of the available inf roles, so if you've got the omph, you'll get fantastic opportunities to move around without the need for inter-regt transfer.

The regt also has real pedigree and a truly astonishing history which stretches from North America in the early 18th century, through the Napoleonic era and Peninsula, The Crimea, both world wars and every conflict in between and right up to the present where Rfn continue with that ethos and continue to carry that heritage forward.
It'll also make it easier as you won't have to buy any new bits and bobs when the Corps of Infantry gets branded RIFLES as a parting gift from CGS.
 
#38
It was also the 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot. There have been 6 95th Regiments of Foot altogether.
It began as The Experimental Corps (95th) of Riflemen (prince Consorts Own), then Became The Rifle Corps was then renamed the Rifle Brigade and the '95th' prefix was transferred to the 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot which evolved into the Sherwood Foresters. So, at the end of the Napoleonic Wars the original 95th became The Rifle Brigade, merged with the KRRC (60th Rifles) in the late 1940s to form The Green Jackets and amalgamted with the Ox and Bucks (43rd and 52nd) in 1966 To form The RGJ - eventally amalgamating with D&D etc to formThe Rifles. In reply to another early post, the only '22' the OP could join direct from Civvie Street would be 22 Light AD Regt.
Edited to illistrate the confusion caused by the redesignation of '95th' after the redesignation of the Rifle Corps into The Rifle Brigade - though it is correct to say that there have been six different units given the '95th' designation over time.
 
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