Posted on August 30, 2022

A French Connection

The 5th Battalion DCLI were a special unit in that they were made up of a territorial force, a part...

Dunkirk Flag
Posted on July 25, 2022

The Dunkirk Flag

During the 26th May to the 4th June in 1940 the evacuation of Dunkirk took place, where members of Cornwall’s...

Recruiting leaflet
Posted on July 18, 2022

Recruiting Leaflet (August 1914)

This eye-catching leaflet, appealing for Cornishmen to join the Duke Of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, hangs as part of the First...

Second Pattern Shako – Officers 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment
Posted on July 18, 2022

The Waterloo Shako

First Pattern Shako 1801-1812 In 1801 non-commissioned Officers and Privates stopped wearing the tricorn cocked hat which has been in...