The Volunteers’ final parade passes by chief secretary Anson Chan on September 2, 1995. Photo: SCMP

Marching orders: the Royal Hong Kong Regiment’s final salute

  • Formed in 1854 to compensate for a reduced British military presence at the time of the Crimean war, ‘The Volunteers’ was disbanded in 1995
  • The regiment took part in the fight against the Japanese invasion, border patrols and looking after Vietnamese boatpeople
11 Sep 2020 - 2:45PM