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Old 23-03-21, 08:34 AM
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Ah yes, that photo was shown on this forum?
That officer was ahead of his time.

There was mention in the media recently of Prince Charles supporting the idea of a Sikh Regiment in the British army.
Given the move towards Americanish unit names - could they be The Indian Scouts.

How about a regiment of Londoners - The Dick Van Dyke Cockerney Geezers?

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Old 23-03-21, 10:47 AM
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How about a unit of "Marauders" - oh, I don't know, maybe "Meghan's Marauders".
Charlie's Chindits"?
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Old 23-03-21, 11:54 AM
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How about a regiment of Londoners - The Dick Van Dyke Cockerney Geezers?
I would have gone for the 'Chimdicks' !

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How about a unit of "Marauders" - oh, I don't know, maybe "Meghan's Marauders".
Charlie's Chindits"?
Just call them Mobile Infantry, does what it says on the tin.

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Old 23-03-21, 12:30 PM
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They're from Mobile, Alabama?
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Old 23-03-21, 05:52 PM
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Has there been any confirmation of which Battalions are going and which are being converted?
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Old 23-03-21, 06:07 PM
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In Parliament, yesterday, it was stated which battalions would become Rangers and that 2 Mercian was being merged with 1 Mercian.
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Old 23-03-21, 07:00 PM
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In Parliament, yesterday, it was stated which battalions would become Rangers and that 2 Mercian was being merged with 1 Mercian.

I didn't see any mention of that Leigh. Just the general outline of the Rangers theory and boosting the Royal Marines.
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See post 18 by Colin S

1 SCOTS, 2 PWRR, 2 LANCS and 4 RIFLES will form the Ranger units, so its only just a rebranding of the existing Specialised Infantry Group.

This graphic is from 2019.

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1 SCOTS, 2 PWRR, 2 LANCS and 4 RIFLES will form the Ranger units, so its only just a rebranding of the existing Specialised Infantry Group.

This graphic is from 2019.

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Old 23-03-21, 09:33 PM
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Either above you, ready to drop in or more likely just cammed up so you can't see them.
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One day soon it will be the Royal Regiment of Scotland, Royal Welch, Royal Irish Regiment and the Royal Regiment of England.
You forgot "The Royal Guards". I have the utmost respect for the Cameronians and the York and Lancaster Regiment decision to disband instead of being subsumed ever deeper into economically viable units.
In a way, they continue to exist as they were known, whereas one has to shovel through a myriad of changes to find a thread to the others. Witness the unfortunate A&SH reduced to virtually nothing. Far better to disband than to face such a degrading fate in my opinion.
'Tis the nature of British nation ever to be seeking some new reformation....or something to that effect.

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Old 24-03-21, 07:18 AM
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Either above you, ready to drop in or more likely just cammed up so you can't see them.
Or hiding in your garage..
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Or hiding in your garage..
In the gym working on Op MASSIVE in my experience....
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