On Campaign – The Rifleman’s Experience

For a weekend each year, the 2/95th recreates the experiences that riflemen would encounter on campaign. This includes marches with full equipment, camping in the open, cooking meals typical of the Napoleonic era, skirmishing in fields and woodlands (both require very different tactics), and target practice. Each rifleman carries as nearly as possible the basic Read More…

Sailing Days, Balls and Dinners

The 95th Rifles organises and participates in a variety of events with other like-minded organisations. A sample of events includes: Cruising Port Melbourne in a square rigged barque Enterprise; An annual dinner to celebrate the anniversary of Waterloo; Regency period balls, picnics and dinners; Rifle range days; and Workshop days to craft new equipment. The Read More…

Taminick

Taminick is an annual event aimed primarily at re-enactors rather than the public. The event is held in early October each year at the North Eastern Muzzle Loaders (NEML) Association rifle range near Wangaratta in northern Victoria. The NEML invites military re-enactment organisations from any period equipped with black powder fire arms – an event Read More…

Mont De Lancey

Mont De Lancey is an historic rural homestead on the hills near Melbourne. The property was originally settled by the De Lancey family – one of the family was a staff officer with Wellington until he was, sadly, killed in action at Waterloo. The property now includes the original farmhouse, a museum and a smithy. Read More…