“Pride of Regiment and love for the Regiment’s history and tradition is the sacred Ark of the Covenant on which the British soldier depends in battle and on which Britain, through him, has again and again survived and won through to victory” Sir Arthur Bryant


Formed in 2007, The Rifles’ history can be traced back to 1685.


Click here for a downloadable document giving a brief overview of The Rifles’ history from 1685 to present day. This breaks down the history into short summaries by time period.