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Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2018
1. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial
Inscription.
Erected
By the DCLI
To Their
Glorious Dead
255 Officers
4027 Other Ranks
1914 — 1919

I
France & Flanders 1914 – 1917
Italy 1917 – 1918
France & Flanders 1918 – 1919

VI
France & Flanders 1915 – 1918

IV
India 1914 – 1916
Southern Arabia (Aden) 1916 – 1917
Egypt and Palestine 1917 – 1919

VII
France & Flanders 1915
Macedonia 1915 – 1919

Reserve and Training Bns
III · 2nd – IV · 3rd – Iv · 2nd – V · IX · XI · and XII

( inscribed on the stone ring at the base )
I
India 1939 – 1940
Iraq 1941
Cyrenaica 1942
United Kingdom 1942 – 1945

IV
United Kingdom 1939 – 1944

VI
United Kingdom 1940 – 1942

L
United Kingdom 1939 – 1940

In Proud Memory Of
Their Comrades Who
Gave Their Lives
1939 – 1945

And All Members Of
The Regiment
Who Were Serving
With Other Corps
1939 – 1945

XXX
United Kingdom 1941
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By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2018
2. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial
– 1943
North Africa 1943 – 1944
Eritrea 1944 – 1945

VII
United Kingdom 1940 – 1941

V
United Kingdom 1939 – 1944
Northwest Europe 1944 – 1945
II
France & Belgium 1939 – 1940
United Kingdom 1940 – 1943
North Africa 1943
Italy 1943 – 1944
Greece 1944 – 1945

 
Location. 50° 27.928′ N, 4° 42.922′ W. Marker is in Bodmin, England, in Cornwall County. Marker is at the intersection of St Nicholas Street (England Route B3268) and Castle Canyke Road, on the right when traveling north on St Nicholas Street. Touch for map. Located in front of Cornwall’s Regimental Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Bodmin, England PL31 1EG, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U.S. Army 29th Infantry Division Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Bodmin Militia Stores Keep (a few steps from this marker); RAF Linguists Association (a few steps from this marker); Bodmin War Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Bodmin Beacon (approx. 0.6 kilometers away);
Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2018
3. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial
The Trafalgar Way (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Sir Arthur Quiller Couch House (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); St Breward War Memorial (approx. 11.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bodmin.
 
Also see . . .  Cornwall’s Regimental Museum. (Submitted on October 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Military
 
Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2018
4. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial
Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2018
5. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial
Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 6, 2018
6. Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry Memorial
One of the Inscriptions on the Ring at the Base
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 4, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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