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The Royal Rifle Volunteers - On Operations, by Lt Col Mike Scott


Published in 2005, this is the history of the volunteer soldiers of the Royal Rifle Volunteers, serving now and over the past century.

The Royal Rifle Volunteers - On operations The Royal Rifle Volunteers - On Operations is the lavishly illustrated story of the operational service of the regiment and of its forebear battalions. It charts over a century of service to crown and country in time of war and conflict: it provides a compelling portrait of the volunteer infantry soldier, and brings together for the first time the histories of the forebear volunteer battalions from the famous infantry regiments of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Many of the illustrations in the book have not been published before.