Rifle Volunteers

The Rifle Volunteers was a regiment of the British Territorial Army.

Read more about Rifle Volunteers:  History, Deployments, Amalgamation Into The Rifles

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John Lowther Du Plat Taylor - Volunteer Movement and Formation of The Army Post Office Corps
... In 1860, he joined the Civil Service Rifle Volunteers and was promoted to Captain by 1865 he held the rank of Major and so began a life long association with the Volunteer Movement ... He formed the 49th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers in 1868 and was its Commanding Officer until 1896 ... In 1880 the regiment was renumbered 24th Middlesex Rifle Volunteers and he was appointed its honorary Colonel on 27 February 1901 ...
William Alexander Smith (Boys' Brigade) - Late Adolescence and Adulthood
... He later joined the 1st Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers, part of the local Volunteer Force, and at the age of 19, he was promoted to the rank of Lance-Corporal ... Smith was commissioned into the Rifle Volunteers in 1877 and promoted to Lieutenant later the same year ... reached the rank of Major in the Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers ...
Colonial Forces Of Australia - Colonial Armies - Western Australia
... In addition to the British garrison, a small locally raised unit, known as the Swan River Volunteers, was established in 1829 all settlers between 15 and 50 years of age were obligated to serve and were required to ... Although provisions were made to pay these volunteers, the organisation was not successful, however, as the settlements were dispersed over wide areas, making ... The Swan River Volunteers were reformed in 1860, although this proved short lived ...
Rifle Volunteers - Amalgamation Into The Rifles
... units into a new large regiment to be called The Rifles ... To that effect in 2007, the regiment became 6th Battalion, The Rifles ...

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