1st Bn, The Durham Light Infantry: Deployments
Authors and Contributors this page: :Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 24.07.2002
1st Battalion,
68th Regiment of Foot
1756-1881
1881-1968
4th Battalion,
The Light Infantry
1968-1969
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1756 2nd Battalion, 23rd Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1758 68th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
       
     
       
  1948 UK  
  1949 Dortmund  
  1951 Berlin  
  1952.09 Korea 28 Commonwealth Bde
  1953.09 Egypt  
  1955.04 Barnard Castle  
  1957.11 Aden  
  1958.07 Cyprus  
  1959.07 Honiton  
  1961.05 Berlin  
  1963.06 Hong Kong  
  1966.06 Colchester  
  1968.07.10 4th Battalion, The Light Infantry
redesignated upon formation of "large" regiment from Light Infantry Brigade
    Colchester  
    Cyprus United Nations
    Colchester  
  1969.03.31 disbanded at Colchester