Royal Marines

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  1. Sis

    Sis Rootles out resources!

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    Does anybody know what the difference is between a Royal Marine and a Private Royal Marine please?
     
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    OK, just found more info. Am I right is thinking he is a Private in the Royal Marines?
     
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    Daft Bat Administrator. Chief cook & bottle washer! Staff Member

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    Yes. The Royal Marine Artillery (RMA) and Royal Marine Light Infantry (RMLI) were amalgamated on 22 June 1923 and the ranks of Private, used by the RMLI, and Gunner, used by the RMA, were abolished and replaced by the rank of Marine. :)

    (Thank you Wikipedia. ;) )
     
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    Thank you Jan. I googled it, honestly I did, but wikipedia didn't come up, really it didn't.:rolleyes: :)
     
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