Affiliations

AFFILIATED REGIMENT

The Royal Green Jackets

 

This affiliation originated at the siege of Delhi in 1857 when the Sirmoor Battalion fought alongside the 6th┬áRifles, later to become the King’s Royal Rifle Corps, and subsequently the 2nd Battalion The Royal Green Jackets, with whom the affiliation remained until 1994 when the 2nd Goorkhas were amalgamated with the 6th, 7th and 10th Gurkhas to form The Royal Gurkha Rifles.

ALLIED REGIMENT

The Royal Brunei Armed Forces

This alliance formed initially with the Royal Brunei Regiment, and subsequently the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, to mark the 1st Battalion’s involvement in quelling the Brunei Rebellion (Dec 1962 – Mar 1963), being the first unit to be deployed and during which they rescued the then Sultan of Brunei.