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Where are 5 Rifles based?


Q. Why do the rifles spell sergeant with AJ?

The Rifles spell sergeant with a ‘j’ in place of the ‘g’ – this is a throw back to their involvement in the Napoleonic wars in the early 19th century. The Regimental Day is celebrated on 22 July – the same date as the Battle of Salamanca in 1812.

Q. Why did the 95th Rifles wear green?

They were the only British regiment to wear a green uniform rather than the standard red coatee. This was for camouflage, as the Rifles were supposed to take cover from the enemy rather than stand in line, and to use their accurate weapons to pick off enemy soldiers.

Q. What does swift and bold mean?

Celer et Audax

Q. Why are they called rifles?

Rifles are used extensively in warfare, law enforcement, hunting, and shooting sports. The term was originally rifled gun, with the verb rifle referring to the early modern machining process of creating groovings with cutting tools.

Q. What regiment has the most battle Honours?

The Queen’s Lancashire Regiment

Q. Where are 2 Rifles based?

2 RIFLES is based in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. Lisburn city sits southwest of Belfast, in a green fertile valley just beside the river Lagan.

Q. Where are 6 Rifles based?


Q. What regiment is based in Hereford?

Special Air Service
Garrison/HQRHQ: Stirling Lines, Hereford, United Kingdom 21 SAS: Regent’s Park Barracks, London, United Kingdom 22 SAS: Stirling Lines, Hereford, United Kingdom 23 SAS: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Nickname(s)“The Regiment”
Motto(s)“Who Dares Wins”
ColoursPompadour blue

Q. Where are 7 Rifles based?

7 RIFLES is based across London and the Southeast of England.

Q. Where is 3 Rifles based?


Q. Which country has the best infantry in the world?

The U.S. Army

Q. What is Colonel in Chief of the rifles?

Colonel-in-Chief is a ceremonial position in a military regiment. It is in common use in several Commonwealth armies, where it is held by the regiment’s patron, usually a member of the royal family. … A Colonel-in-Chief has a purely ceremonial role in their regiment.

Q. Where are the Yorkshire Regiment based?

The battalion headquarters is in Worsley Barracks, York and forms part of 4th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters North East. The battalion operates from Army Reserve Centres across the regimental footprint with companies dispersed in Barnsley, Beverley, Huddersfield, Hull, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Sheffield and York.

Q. What regiments are based in Catterick?

Under Army 2020, the list will be modified and the units based at Catterick will be:

  • Scots GuardsFoot Guards.
  • 5 Medical Regiment.
  • 4th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters North East.
  • The Light DragoonsLight Cavalry.
  • The Royal Lancers – Armoured Cavalry.
  • The Royal Dragoon Guards – Armoured Cavalry.

Q. Are the Irish Guards Irish?

The Irish Guards – known affectionately throughout the Army as ‘The Micks’ – is an Irish Regiment which has proven its loyalty and grit on many tough operations. It’s soldiers have the privilege of guarding the Royal Family. They recruit from the island of Ireland, United Kingdom and beyond.

Q. What is the Irish Guards motto?

Quis Separabit

Q. What are the Irish police called?

An Garda Síochána

Q. What do British call police?

In Britain today all policemen are commonly referred to as ‘Bobbies’! Originally though, they were known as ‘Peelers’ in reference to one Sir Robert Peel (1788 – 1850). Today it is hard to believe that Britain in the 18th century did not have a professional police force.

Q. What is the K district in Ireland?

The K is Ireland’s busiest policing district and includes Blanchardstown, Finglas and Cabra. With nothing off limits, viewers will see the full scale of murder investigations, drug raids and ongoing operations designed to keep gangland violence at bay.

Q. Why were so many New York Police Irish?

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) originates in the Government of New York City attempts to control rising crime in early to mid 19th century New York City. This increased crime was due to an increased population, caused primarily by poor Irish immigrants beginning in the 1820s.

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