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Header Banner for the Military Family E-Newsletter. A bright stained glass window with the words 'Cede Nullis' and the Light Infantry Insignia. The word 'Newsletter' is written across the top.
April 21st, 2017

E-newsletter Archive

Welcome to the Cornwall’s Regimental Museum E-newsletter Archive. Our newsletters were launched in April of 2017 and go out quarterly....

An Ostrich egg painted with the insignia of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
April 21st, 2017

Object of the Month: April 2017

Each month we shine a spotlight on one of the objects from the museum’s extensive collection, to be featured as our ‘Object...

April 19th, 2017

Light Infantry Collection Supporters

Image (above) taken from the Light Infantry Collection: Members of B Company on an RCL off Avdimou Beaches during Ex...

A handwritten Medal Card dated 1914-15 with red ink
April 19th, 2017

Research, Records and Archives

Research, Records and Archives, by Deborah Vosper   When a solider swore his oath of loyalty and formally joined up,...

April 19th, 2017

‘I Rise Again with Increased Splendour’

‘Aucto Splendore Resurgo’ or ‘I Rise Again with Increased Splendour’ is the regimental motto of The Light Infantry.  … Since...

A PIAT (Projector Infantry Anti-Tank) on display in the museum's armoury
April 19th, 2017

The PIAT (Projector Infantry Anti-Tank)

THE PIAT (PROJECTOR INFANTRY ANTI-TANK) By Paul Rundle One of the more unusual weapons on display at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum is...

Front entrance to Cornwall's Regimental Museum and the War Memorial
April 12th, 2017

Bringing The Keep Back To Life: Mary Godwin, Museum Director

Bringing The Keep Back To Life, by Mary Godwin, Museum Director We have recently commissioned Saltash-based architect Amanda LePage to...

The DCLI insignia on the Museum's memorial decorated with bright red knitted poppies
March 30th, 2017

WW1: Handmade Tribute to the Fallen Soldiers of the DCLI

  Can you help us to create a handmade tribute to the soldiers of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry...

Images of the Library
March 29th, 2017

Cornwall’s Regimental Museum to launch E-Newsletters

We are delighted to announce that the museum will be launching a new e-newsletters project in mid-April, 2017. Our ‘Museum...

The History of the Barracks - an historic image of the exterior of The Keep
February 23rd, 2017

The History of the Barracks

Our new exhibition, The History of the Barracks, opens on Saturday the 18th March, 2017. To mark the museum’s new...

A museum display case displaying paintings of a world war 1 soldier by the artsit Stanhope Forbes
November 7th, 2016

A Cornish Artistic Mystery

  One of the great objects in the museum’s collection is an oil painting dating from 1916.  It shows a young...

A drum belonging to the Light infantry, featuring detailed artwork of the LI badge and countries visited
October 28th, 2016

Young Curators

  Would you like to become a Young Curator at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum?  It’s easy!  All you have to do...