Officers of the Durham Light Infantry, 1758 to 1968
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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


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

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Privately published.

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

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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, to , Vol I - Regulars, , private printing, limited to copies, a.e.g., quarter bonded leather; Veitch (Maj. E. 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 initial , men.

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 in , this 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.