fusilier


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

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TWO Warwickshire ACF Cadets took part in a memorial service for the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
A PARADE of 700 Fusiliers, reservists, veterans and cadets marched through the streets of Newcastle on Saturday.
The march on Saturday celebrating 50 years of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
The goat will live at the regiment's Lucknow Barracks base in Wiltshire and will take part in ceremonial duties under the charge of Goat Major Fusilier Matthew Owen, from Gwalchmai, Anglesey.
Following the death of 2nd Battalion's L/Cpl Gwillam "Taffy VI" Jenkins last year, Fusilier Llywelyn was chosen from the royal herd on Great Orme, in Llandudno.
His personal hygiene will be inspected on a daily basis and he will take on a daily exercise regime with the Goat Major, Fusilier Matthew Owen.
Fusilier Rigby - a drummer and machine gunner with the 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers - was killed outside his barracks in Woolwich, south-east London, in May 2013 by two Islamic extremists.
Fusilier Rigby was killed outside his barracks in Woolwich, south-east London, in May, 2013, by two Islamic extremists.
VETERAN fusilier soldiers have spoken of their heartbreak at the Government decision to disband Birmingham's historic army regiment.
After Fusilier Annis's death, Drummer Rigby and his comrades from the Corps of Drums of the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, led the 15-mile charity walk in their friend's memory.
Fusilier Jamie Candlish was a passenger in a car which crashed after it left Glencorse Barracks in Penicuik, Midlothian, on August 19.
The Right Reverend Thomas Burns, Roman Catholic Bishop of Menevia, told the congregation the name of Fusilier Jonathan Burgess, 20, from 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh, would be "etched in the history of the battalion forever".
Summary: Tributes are being paid to Fusilier Shaun Bush, the latest British victim of the conflict in Afghanistan.
The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers was formed in 1968 by the amalgamation of four Fusilier regiments, including the famous Lancashire Fusiliers, and recruits from across Greater Manchester.