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Temporary Exhibition Opens

The temporary exhibition “Women and the Regiment – Military Lives of Victorian Wives” opened on 21st May in the Kincaid Gallery of The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum.  The exhibition features a dress worn by Barbara FitzHenry, the wife of William FitzHenry who served in the 60th Rifles in India. In 1853 Barbara moved to…

Donation from the Bloomsbury Rifles Lodge

On the 15th November The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum welcomed the the Secretary of the Bloomsbury Rifles Lodge, Ian Edmed, to the Museum.  Many members of the Lodge have connections to The Royal Green Jackets and the Regiment’s former units.  Ian presented  a cheque to the Museum in support of the care and display of…

Victor Gregg 1919-2021

Vic Gregg, Rifleman, Friend and a great supporter of the Museum sadly passed away on 12th October 2021 aged 101. He served with the Rifle Brigade from 1937-1943 and took part in the battle of Alamein during the Second World War.  He joined the Parachute Regiment and in 1944 he was captured during the Battle…

Major Percy Albert Robert Keevill MC & Bar

  On 22nd September 2021 the Curator welcomed Mr Robert Keevill and family for the presentation of the medals awarded to Major Percy Albert Robert Keevill, MC and Bar to the Museum.  The medals were accompanied by an in depth study on Major Keevill’s service with the 1st Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps entitled “For…

The Museum Prepares for Reopening

After another period of lockdown the Museum staff and volunteers are looking forward to opening the doors and welcoming the public.  Following the Government Guidelines the Museum will be reopening to visitors on Monday 17th May.  The  new hours will be from 10am -4pm Monday to Saturday.  We look forward to seeing you. To celebrate…

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