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Royal Montserrat Defence Force

The Royal Montserrat Defence Force is the home defence unit of the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat. Raised in 1899, the unit is today a reduced force of about twenty volunteer soldiers, primarily concerned with ceremonial duties. The unit has a historical association with the Irish Guards.[1][2][3][4] Current Commander is Captain Alvin Ryan who took over from the late Captain Horatio Tuitt


  1. ^ UK Government White Paper on Overseas Territories, June, 2012. Page 23.
  2. ^ . 21st June, 2012Lively and colourful Queen's Birthday ParadeGovernment of Montserrat:
  3. ^ Defence Force Marks 100 Years of ServiceMontserrat Reporter:
  4. ^ 2012 Queen's Birthday Parade at Salem ParkThe Montserrat Reporter:
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