By Keyword | By Person | By Place | Search

Tunic, 5 VB DLI

Sergeant's Full Dress Tunic, 5th Volunteer Battalion DLI, 1902-1908. This red jacket has green facings (collar and cuffs) and the shoulder titles are in green embroidery on red - '5', 'V', bugle, 'DURHAM'. On the upper right sleeve is the Sergeant's rank badge of 3 chevrons (stripes) in silver lace and just above the cuff are 4 five-pointed stars, given for 20 years' efficient service. The 5th Volunteer Battalion DLI had its Headquarters in Gateshead. It became the 9th (Territorial) Battalion DLI in 1908. Acc No: 213

Date:
1902-1908
Item Type:
photograph
Reference:
213

Tunic, 5 VB DLI is an object from the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Collection.

More information about DLI objects can be found on the DLI Objects web pages


Copyright: By viewing a digital image from this collection, you are agreeing to comply with copyright licensing regulations. These state that your use of the image is for personal use only, and that you will not copy, publish or distribute the image in any way. Please note, we have made every effort to ensure that copyright is not breached.