National Rifle Association

National Rifle Association: The organisation which seeks to promote the efficiency of rifle shooting in all branches of His Majesty's forces and also amongst civilians. The headquarters: Bisley Camp, Brookwood, Surrey, where an annual shooting competition takes place for the coveted King's Prize — the blue ribbon of shooting.[1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.143.

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