Are the Royal Marines part of the British Army?
Role of the Royal Marines The Royal Marines are the UKs Commando Force and the Royal Navys own amphibious troops.
When was the British Royal Marines formed?
October 28, 1664, London, United Kingdom Royal Marines/Founded
Who were the first British marines?
The first official unit of English naval infantry, originally called the Duke of York and Albanys Maritime Regiment of Foot and soon becoming known as the Admirals Regiment, was formed on 28 October 1664, with an initial strength of 1,200 infantrymen recruited from the Trained Bands of London as part of the