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Old 13-03-21, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Faugh-A-Ballagh View Post
From a mate who is ex 2 RGJ. 1 and 3 RGJ wore silver badges, 2 wore blackened ones. He said this was because of their heritage from KRRC. I suppose they probably all wore blackened ones on patrol in NI, but if you see the associations on parade, the ex 2 RGJ guys proudly wear the blackened one.
That even continues to day. My best mates son was in 2 Rifles,which was 1RGJ. He was very proud of the heritage back to the KRRC.
For those that dont know when the RGJ went for 3 btns to 2,1 RGJ went and the 2 became 1 and 3 became 2.
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