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Beret, 6/8 DLI

Officer's Service Dress Beret, 6th/8th Battalion DLI, 1967-1968. This green cloth beret has the silver badge of the 8th Battalion DLI worn on the red diamond patch of the 6th Battalion DLI. In 1967, following a national Defence Review, the last two DLI Territorial battalions were combined to form the 6th/8th Battalion DLI, which became part of the Light Infantry's Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve. In 1968 this battalion was disbanded. Acc No:1077

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