Re: Today In History
Congratulations, Personally I consider the RM units still the finest in
our forces, quiet, unassuming and very effective, unlike some!
May they continue to serve our Queen for many years to come.
>Per Mare Per Terram
- Happy anniversary to the RMs!
THE Thin Red Line
In a message dated 27/10/1999 9:41:57 PM, Easeufe@... writes:
>The Royal Marines use 28 October as their anniversary date. In 1664, The
>Admiral's Regiment or The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of
>was ordered to be raised. Over the next 90 years, the Marines were disbanded
>at the end of each war and then reformed for the next. Finally in 1755,
>were established on a permanent basis. The Marines became Royal in 1802.
- << The Royal Marines use 28 October as their anniversary date. In 1664, The
Admiral's Regiment or The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of
was ordered to be raised.>>
A fine memorial to their first Colonel, King James II of Glorious memory.
A Happy Birthday and long may the Royal Marines sow the rest how it should be