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WW1 Recruiting Leaflet at Cornwall's Regimental Museum
Posted on August 4, 2017

Object of the Month: August 2017

This eye-catching leaflet, appealing for Cornishmen to join the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, was created in August 1914, at the start of the First World War. The leaflet gives details of the kind of roles available in the Regiment and their potential earnings: for example, a Quartermaster, who supervised stores and distributed supplies, could make 9 shillings a day

Object of the Month July - Steel Plate at Cornwall's Regimental Museum
Posted on July 6, 2017

Object of the Month: July 2017

‘Steel Plate with Bullet hole’ On display in the Second World War gallery there is a small, square piece of metal,...

Object of the Month: June 2017. Jungle Survival Rations
Posted on June 5, 2017

Object of the Month: June 2017

On display in the Light Infantry Collection at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum is a solitary bag of M&M’s.  You’d be excused...