Royal Marines dress coat, England, 1782, brass, linen, metal thread, wool. Worn by Major General Arthur Tooker Collins (1718-93). Constructed of red wool with cuffs & lapels faced with blue. The buttonholes are of embroidered metal thread & the cast brass buttons are stamped with a laurel wreath enclosing a crossed sword & baton. The skirts could be turned back, so the white lining of the coat created a contrast against the red wool of the skirts, and secured by means of hook and eye…

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The Commandos were set up due to a request from Winston Churchill. During the Boer War in South Africa (1899-1902) Churchill was taken prisoner and was exposed to the Boer Commandos. This memorial in the Highlands remembers those and many more...

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The Royal Marines Memorial in The Mall, London was unveiled on 25 April 1903 by the Prince of Wales, on a site now occupied by the Admiralty Citadel. Removed in 1940 and reinstalled on the Mall in 1948

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Royal Marine Statue outside the Royal Marine Museum in Southsea - he is shown yomping the phrase made famous during the Falklands War in 1982 when the Royal Marines walked across the Falklands and into battle.

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