This photograph of Riflemen relaxing was taken in 1944 near Hill 112 East of Villers Bocage in Northern France. The image shows men serving with 8RB (8th Battalion Rifle Brigade) receiving post and catching up on the news from home. To the rear of the picture is a half track. 8RB was one of two…
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.
This archive photograph is of Corporal Baker of 1st Battalion, The Rifle Brigade, in a Ferret scout car in Malaya in 1957.
This photograph is of C Company, 3rd Green Jackets (The Rifle Brigade), embarking with the main body of the Battalion on the MV Auby at Keppel Harbour, Singapore in July 1965 bound for Kuching (Borneo).
This photograph has been extracted from the 1914 King’s Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle. It shows the officers of the 2nd Battalion stationed at Blackdown, near Aldershot, on the eve of their departure to France with the British Expeditionary Force.
This photograph is annotated in the Museum’s archives as showing the armoured car troop of The King’s Royal Rifle Corps at Arora in 1920. There is no information to indicate which battalion the armoured car troop comes from or, indeed, where Arora is.