fusilier


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  • noun

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(formerly) a British infantryman armed with a light flintlock musket

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Yesterday, their relatives attended the funeral with the Duke of Kent, who is Colonel- in-Chief of the Royal Fusiliers, and hundreds of war veterans and local people.
The fusiliers have strong links with the region with it having been formed out of the merger of four regiments including the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers in 1968.
The fusiliers have close ties with the region with the RRF having been formed out of the merger of four regiments including the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers in 1968.
The soldiers, who included members of The Colours, Corps of Drums and Military Band, could not have been prouder as they read handwritten messages of thanks by the public, who broke out into spontaneous applause as the Fusiliers came marching down The Parade.
Fusilier Burgess had a scan picture of her in his uniform pocket when he died.
Tributes were also paid to Fusilier Bush by his girlfriend's father and one of his aunts, who said his family would never be the same again without him.
And in Caernarfon, a special ceremony will be held to bestow the Freedom of the Royal Town of Caernarfon on Saturday, to reaffirm the granting of the award of the Freedom of The Borough of Caernarfon in 1946 to the Royal Welch Fusiliers, now part of the Royal Welsh Regiment.
The unveiling also marks 47 years to the day since the funeral of the 21 British soldiers and one British civilian - nine of whom were from the North East, serving in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers.
Fusilier Watkins, who received his award at the pass out parade at the Infantry Training Centre, already had six months of Royal Marines' training behind him before joining the army.
The men, who are all in the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, were found to have traces of cocaine and cannabis during a compulsory drug test in July.
No, rather than keeping his head down, Fusilier Hields followed the trail of the rocket-propelled grenades coming towards him, and then started giving the Taliban some back.
The inquest heard that Fusilier Jones had a 'rocky' relationship with his fiancee, Michelle Quink, a mother of three.
Fusilier Riches, from Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, was shot in barracks on UN duty in Bosnia last October.
A FUSILIER regiment is to be awarded the freedom of a Northumberland town.
In 1968, the Warwickshire Fusiliers were among the four regiments of the fusilier brigade which were merged to form the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.