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Officers of the Durham Light Infantry, 1758 to 1968

Malcolm McGregor

Officers of the Durham Light Infantry, 1758 to 1968

by Malcolm McGregor

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Published by M. McGregor in [Esher] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Durham Light Infantry -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Privately published.

    Statementby Malcolm McGregor. Vol.1, Regulars.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA652.D/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination355p. :
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18959621M

    Books: Newspaper: Research Interests: DLI Associations: Regimental Museum: Uniforms: Guestbook: Forum: Succession of Colonels - extracted from "The Succession of Colonels of the British Army From to the Present Day" by N. B. Leslie. 68 th REGIMENT OF FOOT. THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY 68 th & th. F.M. Lord William Paulet. Commanding Officers of the 68th Regiment from to extracted from "Records and Badges of the British Army, " by Henry M Chichester and George Burges-Short. John Cross, K.H. Commanded the regiment, for twelve years.

    The th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry) was an infantry regiment of the British Army from to , the third to bear the number after the Black Musqueteers (–) and a regiment raised briefly in It was formed by renaming the 2nd Bombay European Regiment, formed by the Honourable East India Company in In the th Regiment was joined with the 68th (Durham.   The 68th Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in and amalgamated into The Durham Light Infantry in It .

    Captain Thomas De Courcy Hamilton 68th Durham Light Infantry Knight of the Legion of Honour. ON the night of , a most determined sortie was made by the Russians from Sebastopol, but Captain Hamilton led a few men from a battery of which he .   Lt-Col John Jacob, who has died a was the last commanding officer of the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) and was awarded an MC in the Malayan Emergency.


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Officers of the Durham Light Infantry, 1758 to 1968 by Malcolm McGregor Download PDF EPUB FB2

Presented to Department of Printed Books, Imperial War Museum by the DLI Museum, Durham, Officers of the Durham Light Infantry: to (Volume 1 - Regulars) | Imperial War Museums Do you have 5 minutes to help us improve our website.

The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from to It was formed in under the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 68th (Durham) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) and the th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry) along with the Militia and Volunteers of County Durham.

The regiment served notably in the Second Branch: British Army. OFFICERS OF THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY TO (VOLUME 1 - REGULARS) by Malcolm McGregor. Published by M. McGregor. 1st. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited Edition of copies published for private circulation. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Large format. pages. Text block browned. Durham Light Infantry McGregor (Malcolm), Officers of the Durham Light Infantry, toVol I - Regulars,private printing, limited to copies, a.e.g., quarter bonded leather; Veitch (Maj.

Hardinge), 8th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry,Veitch, plates as called for, eighteen folding maps in rear pocket, original cloth; Vane (W.L.), The Durham Light Infantry. Includes commissioned officers of the Durham Light Infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in by the amalgamation of the 68th Regiment of Foot and the th Regiment of Foot.

The unit was merged into The Light Infantry in The Durham Light Infantry would send 22 battalions overseas and lose other ranks during the course of the war. The regiment's territorial components formed duplicate second and third line battalions of progressively lower fitness men.

Many new battalions, technically of the Regular Army, were formed as part of Secretary of State for War Lord Kitchener's appeal for an initialmen. Officers' Biographies.

McGregor, Malcolm, Officers of the Durham Light Infantry,volume 1: Regulars (). Includes brief biographies of every DLI Regular officer who served during the Second World War.

The Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry (SCLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army. It was formed in October by the merger of the Somerset Light Infantry and the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, and was itself merged with three other regiments of the Light Infantry Brigade in to form The Light Infantry.

In the unit became a Regiment in its own right as 68th Regiment of Foot (Colonel John Lambton). In it was re-designated the 68th (Durham) Regiment of Foot and in became Light Infantry. In it was re-named 68th Foot (Durham Light Infantry, by this time having adopted the strung bugle common to all Light Infantry regiments.

Regimentet oprettedes som fodregiment "The Royal Welsh Fusiliers". Ved Cardwell's hærreform tilførtes regimentet det fodregiment, da alle regimenter dengang skulle have to bataljoner, hvoraf den ene skulle gøre tjeneste i udlandet. Under 1. Verdenskrig fik regimentet ofte meget svære opgaver, hvorunder hele bataljoner blev udslettet.

More information about Durham Light Infantry. Formed: Disbanded: The Regiment was formed in when the 2nd Battalion of the 23rd Regiment of Fusiliers was redesignated as the 68th Regiment of Foot.

68th of Foot raised inthis became the Durham Regiment in It then became the th Light Infantry and a battalion of the Durham Light Infantry in In the DLI became the 4th Battalion The Light Infantry but being the least senoir regiment it was.

Durham Light Infantry, Cyprus UN Tour in Written by Trevor Peart. years of service and many a battle. The last posting of the Faithful Durhams, always remember that year as one the saddest of my career is when we were informed that best regiment in the British Army was to be disbanded, it brought many a tear to every one in the regiment, even our CO was moved to tears, I had enjoyed.

"Regimental journals provide a fascinating insight into the everyday lives of the officers and men of the Durham Light Infantry. "Sporting events and social occasions are mixed with transfers and.

The regiment remained untilat which point it was decided that it would join with two other county light infantry regiments to form the Light Infantry.

On December 12 ththe DLI paraded its flags inside Durham Cathedral for the last time. Read about the History of the Durham Light Infantry on the DLI Museum website. Durham Light Infantry during the Boer War More information about Durham Light Infantry. Formed: Disbanded: The Regiment was formed in when the 2nd Battalion of the 23rd Regiment of Fusiliers was redesignated as the 68th Regiment of Foot.

On the formation of The Light Infantry in it effectively became the Officers Association of the Regiment. Since the formation of The Rifles in it remains in being exclusively for social purposes and the sporting activities, which took place under the auspices of the Club have passed to The Rifles Officers.

The DLI Museum opened in and has exhibits such as uniforms and firearms dating from to Image copyright Google Image caption The Durham Light Infantry Museum opened in Find the perfect durham light infantry stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images.

No need to register, buy now. Officer's coatee button of the Durham Militia c. s from the Durham Light Infantry museum The regiment of the Durham Militia did not form untilit was led by Henry Vane, 2nd Earl of Darlington, and had an initial strength of men, with the headquarters at Barnard Castle (the Vanes lived nearby in Raby Castle).

Durham Light Infantry The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) was an infantry regiment of the British Army from to It was formed by the amalgamation of the 68th (Durham) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) and the th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry) along with the militia and rifle volunteers of County Durham.Chronology.

raised as the 68th Regiment of Foot by John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford; disbanded; 2nd Battalion, 23rd Regiment of Foot redesignated as the 68th Regiment of Foot; became 68th (Durham) Regiment of Foot; became 68th (Durham Light Infantry) Regiment; amalgamated with the th Regiment of Foot(Bombay Light Infantry) and became the 1st Battalion .The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) was an infantry regiment of the British Army from to It was formed by the amalgamation of the 68th (Durham) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) and the th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry) along with the militia and rifle volunteers of County ing a series of mergers sincethe regiment's lineage is continued today by The .