Archive for October, 2011

The new temporary exhibition ‘A Soldier’s Story’ opened a fortnight ago. As well as looking at some extraordinary stories associated with some of the collections, the Firing Line Curator also took the opportunity to make contact with some of the soldiers of The Royal Welsh to find out more about their experiences on the frontline […]

Sgt John Adams of the King's Dragoon Guards

Today our new temporary Exhibition titled ‘A Soldier’s Story’ opened to the public, using museum collections to recall the experiences of soldiers from 1st King’s Dragoon Guards and The Welch Regiment. Throughout history people have enlisted for a common purpose of serving their Country, becoming part of an Army family where soldiers live, travel and […]

New Donation


Today Clive Morris, Curator for 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards Heritage Trust was delighted to accept a new donation into the museum collections. Mr Edward Pierce who is 94 years old travelled from Wiganto Cardiff to present his late fathers medals, and other memorable documents. Ted’s father Valentine Pierce served in the Queen’s Bays (2ndDragoon […]

Hello world!


Hello there! The Firing Line Museum is absolutely thrilled to be making even more online progress through the medium of wordpress. Perhaps I should tell you a little bit about us….. Firing Line, also known as Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier is a new (ish) museum that first opened its doors to the […]