156 years ago, HM Queen Victoria presented the Victoria Cross to seven members of the 60th Rifles for actions that took place between June and September, 1857.
One hundred and sixteen years ago, on 28th February 1900, the siege of Ladysmith, South Africa was lifted and the besieged residents and military units were saved. The units in the town included the 2nd Bn King’s Royal Rifle Corps and the 1st Bn The Rifle Brigade were part of the relieving force. The regimental…
This photograph from the archives is of the machine gun detachment of the 1st City of London Volunteer Rifle Brigade, better known as The London Rifle Brigade. It is recorded as having been taken at Aldershot in 1903.
This unusual photograph from the archives is of the 1911 Delhi Durbar Heralds together with the trumpeters who accompanied the heralds.
This photograph is a new addition to the Museum’s archive. It is of the British military staff appointed to the Supreme War Council in 1918 which included two officers in The King’s Royal Rifle Corps.