The Light Infantry County Regiments

The Durham Light Infantry was just one of many Light Infantry County Regiments established across the British Mainland the remainder are shown below. For further information regarding each Regiment please use the appropriate link.

DLI Cap Badge

The Durham Light Infantry

The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) was an amalgamation of two regiments; the 68th and 106th of Foot.

KOYLI Cap Badge

The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI), formerly the 51st Regiment, was raised in the West Riding of Yorkshire in 1755 and has had the strongest possible association with that area ever since.

KSLI Cap Badge

The Kings Shropshire Light Infantry

The King’s Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI) was formed in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment and the 85th King’s Light Infantry

DCLI Cap Badge

The Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry

The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry (DCLI) was an amalgamation of two regiments; the 32nd and 46th Foot.

SCLI Cap Badge

The Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry

The Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry (SCLI) was formed on 6th October 1959 by the amalgamation of the Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert’s) and the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

SomLI Cap Badge

The Somerset Light Infantry

The Somerset Light Infantry (SomLI) has its roots in the regiment raised by Theophilus, Earl of Huntingdon in 1685 at the request of James II, and first saw action at Killiekrankie (1689).

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