Durham Light Infantry Museum
Other: Disabled access. Picnic area.
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The museum tells the story of The Durham Light Infantry - County Durham's Own Regiment from its formation in 1758 to its absorption into The Light Infantry in 1968, with particular emphasis on the two World Wars. Displays include uniforms, weapons, equipment, photographs and battlefield relics, and the museum's outstanding Medal Room has eight, original Victoria Crosses on show. For researchers, the DLI's archive is held by Durham County Record Office (0191 3833253) and the catalogue,including all the DLI's photographs, is available on-line on the DCRO's website. "There may be some Regiments as good but I know of none better", Field Marshal Montgomery of Alamein.
Durham Light Infantry, (Durham) Light Infantry, 68th (or the Durham) Regiment of Foot, 68th Regiment of Foot, 106th Bombay Light Infantry, 2nd European Regiment Bombay Light Infantry (Honourable East India Company), 2nd Bombay European Regiment of Foot (Honourable East India Company), Durham Militia, Rifle Volunteers and Home Guard
Tel: 0191 3842214
Fax: 0191 3861770