The Durham Record / Search / By Person / Durham Light Infantry / Bass Drum, 17 Para Regiment

The Durham Record

Bass Drum, 17 Para Regiment

Bass Drum, 17th Battalion The Parachute Regiment, about 1950. This drum was made by Boosey & Hawkes originally for the 5th (Territorial) Battalion DLI but was later re-painted for the 17th Battalion The Parachute Regiment. The drum has a wooden shell with the skin heads tensioned by whitened ropes. Painted on the drum are both DLI and Parachute Regiment badges but no Battle Honours. In 1948 the 9th Battalion DLI in Gateshead became the 17th Battalion The Parachute Regiment. Acc No: 1357/2

Item Type:

Bass Drum, 17 Para Regiment 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.