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Posted on December 14, 2023

From the Archive: Christmas Greetings From History

Sending Christmas cards continues to be a popular tradition in the United Kingdom during the festive season, despite the advent of e-cards and social media. A tradition that is reflected within the military establishment and during times of war.

Posted on September 22, 2023

Collection Highlights: Auxiliary Unit Badge

The Auxiliary Unit badge (pictured above) is a very small enamel badge issued to a small group of men who were prepared to pay the ultimate price for their country during wartime.

Posted on September 19, 2023

Unlocking the Light Infantry Archive: 1968 – 2007

Bodmin Keep is working on an oral history project to capture testimonials and experiences from Light Infantry veterans about deployments to Northern Ireland between 1969-1998.

Posted on April 18, 2023

No Common Flag

‘Remember that this is no common flag which I am committing to your keeping… It is the emblem of duty;...

Posted on March 8, 2023

Sparkling Silver

For this month’s, Artefact of the Month, we have chosen to spotlight a majestic silver centrepiece on display in our...

Posted on January 27, 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day is a time for remembering the millions of people who lost their lives during the Holocaust and...

Posted on January 27, 2023

Regimental Trophy turned Rugby Cup

This splendid solid silver cup belongs to the Cornwall Rugby Football Union but originated with the Duke of Cornwall’s Light...