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Unveiling of the Woolley Victoria Cross display

On Thursday 7th April 2016, the unveiling of a new display at The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum took place. The focus of the display is the Victoria Cross and medal group to Second Lieutenant G H Woolley, who was the first Territorial soldier to be awarded the VC during the First World War.

Lt-General Sir Christopher Wallace 3 Jan 1943 – 7 Jan 2016

It is with regret and sadness that we must report the death on 7 January of Sir Christopher Wallace, Chairman of the Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum 1999-2015. The Museum owes him a great debt of gratitude for 16 years of dedication to researching, recording and displaying the history and heritage of The Royal Green…

Museum wins prestigious heritage award

The Museum Chairman and Curator visited the Ministry of Defence on 15 October to receive a MOD Sanctuary Runners-Up Award for the best Heritage Project in 2015. This is the first time in the history of these awards dating back to 1991 that a military museum has received a Heritage Award.

Waterloo Exhibition goes permanent

The ‘With the Rifles to Waterloo’ temporary exhibition marking the bicentenary of the battle ended at the end of September. A small number of loan items are being returned and the exhibition is now permanent. Visitors before and after 30 September will barely notice the difference. All the key features remain, including the much-admired Waterloo…

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