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