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Heritage Open Days 11th & 12th September

As part of Heritage Open Days The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum will be free to visit on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th September.  This will be our last Sunday opening in 2021 so please come along -we would love to see you.

The 16th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Church Lads Brigade

Church Lads’ Brigade Long Service Medal

Currently  on display is  the temporary exhibition “The 16th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps, The Church Lads’ Brigade”.  This First World War Battalion was created from former members of the Church Lads Brigade. The exhibition covers a brief history of the Church Lads’ Brigade alongside examples of medals awarded to its members. The exhibition also describes the action of the 16th Battalion while serving for their country during 1915-1918.