Send a birthday message to the Royal Marines

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THEY have been around for 350 years, and the Royal Marines would like you to wish them a happy birthday.

People are being invited to send messages of support to the marines over social media between now and October 28 – the date of the 350th anniversary.

BEST WISHES From left, Bugler Lewis Crowe, Bugler Adam Peers, Drum Major Caleb Brown, Cpl Bugler Nick Cansfield and Bugler Sam Lowe hold up their birthday message  Picture: Sarah Standing (142802-332)

BEST WISHES From left, Bugler Lewis Crowe, Bugler Adam Peers, Drum Major Caleb Brown, Cpl Bugler Nick Cansfield and Bugler Sam Lowe hold up their birthday message Picture: Sarah Standing (142802-332)

To take part, write a message that includes the hashtag #RM350, take a photo or a short video and post it to your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account. The Royal Navy will repost the best ones.

For more information about the Royal Marines and the anniversary, visit 
royalnavy.mod.uk.