The new Falkland Islands Roulement Infantry Company (RIC) rotated in over the New Year Period. They are from 1st Battalion (Cheshire), The Mercian Regiment.
THE visiting platoon of the 1st Battalion, The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire), --which this year rotates into the new Falkland Island Roulement Infantry Company (RIC) -- has wasted no time getting their boots dirty and have been mucking in on farms on East and West Falklands since their arrival over the New Year.
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