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Royal Rifle Volunteers

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. The Royal Rifle Volunteers .
1999.07.01 Formed with HQ at Brock Barracks, Reading, by amalgamation of part of 6th/7th (V) Bn The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, part of 2nd (V) Bn The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regt and 5th (V) Bn The Royal Green Jackets .
. HQ Company at Brock Barracks, Reading .
. A (Royal Green Jackets) Company at Oxford with Anti-Tank Pln at Booker, High Wycombe, amalgamation of HQ Company and A Company 5th Bn, The Royal Green Jackets .
. Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Company [known as B Company on operations] at Brock Barracks, Reading, including Assault Pioneer Pln, with Pln at Swindon, amalgamation of HQ Company and C Company 2nd Bn, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regt; redesignated 22 July 2005 as B (RGBWLI) Company .
. C (Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment) Company at Portsmouth including MG Pln, with 9 (Princess Beatrice's Isle of Wight Rifles) Pln at Newport, IOW, redesignation of C Company 6th/7th Bn, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment .
. E (Royal Green Jackets) Company at Milton Keynes including Mortar Pln, redesignation of E Company 5th Bn, The Royal Green Jackets .
2000.04.01 9 Pln C Company redesignated 9 (Isle of Wight) Pln [losing connection with Princess Beatrice's Isle of Wight Rifles] .
2006.04.01 C Company transferred to 3rd Bn Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, less 9 Pln disbanded; other coys reorganised: .
. HQ Company at Brock Barracks, Reading, amalgamation of HQ Company and B Company .
. A Company at Oxford .
. E Company at Milton Keynes .
. F Company at Fulham, London and Davies Street, London, transferred fromThe London Regt .
. G Company at West Ham, London, transferred from The London Regiment .
2007 Redesignated 7th Battalion, The Rifles .
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