D (The Rifles) Company, 5th Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (D (RIFLES) Coy 5 RRF)

D (RIFLES) Coy is a Rifles capbadged Reserve Infantry Company within 5 RRF based in the North of England.  There are platoon locations in Bishop Auckland, Durham, Washington and in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The unit is a light role deployable force whose personnel train on a Tuesday evening and every other weekend, and currently have vacancies for:

  • Riflemen
  • Chefs
  • Combat Medical Technicians
  • Human Resources Specialists

All roles except that of Rifleman are open to females.

D (RIFLES) Coy is paired with C Company 3rd Battalion The Rifles in Edinburgh. Personnel have recently deployed to Cyprus, Croatia and Australia on Overseas Training Exercises, whilst also providing support to training missions in Malawi, Uganda and Kenya.  They also conduct adventurous training that has recently included free-fall parachuting and skiing.

Contact details:

Email: 5RRF-DCoy-RRMT-RecMen2@mod.uk

Telephone: 01388 660 074


D Coy Honorary Colonel

Major General The Duke of Westminster KG CB OBE TD CD DL