Question: How many commandos were raised in the Royal Marines?

A total of nine RM Commandos (Battalions) were raised during the war, numbered from 40 to 48.

When did all Royal Marines become commandos?

1942 The first recruits were all volunteers selected from existing regiments in Britain. In 1942, the Royal Navys Royal Marine battalions were also reorganised as Commandos. They joined the Army Commandos in combined Commando Brigades.

How much do Royal Marine Commandos get paid?

Starting: £14,000 - £18,000. Rising to £18,000 - £48,000 a year, after youve finished your initial training at the Commando Training Centre. £48,000 - £70,000 as you progress throughout your career.

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