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51st Second Yorkshire West Riding the King39s Own Light Infantry

51st Second Yorkshire West Riding the King39s Own Light Infantry


NAP- Britain: British Sergeant 51st Regiment (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) Light Infantry 1815, by Bernard Coppens.

The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry - 1st & 2nd Battalions

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE K.O.Y.L.I.. The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry was formed through the merging of the 51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) ...

51st (2nd Yorkshire, West Riding) Light Infantry at Waterloo June 1815. by Brian Palmer.

Photograph of men of the 51st King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry near Ali Masjid in the

1 -21 July 1918 Pike Law.

Officers of the 2nd King's Shropshire Light Infantry with skulls excavated during the construction of trenches

Early years[edit]

Oglethorpe's Regiment

Men of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry resting on the way down from the trenches

Middlesex Regiment - 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Battalions


Frank Belton


KK 508, The 51st Kings Own Light Infantry Regiment, 32mm. In 1881 linked

Courtesy of Law Photography

The Victorian era[edit]

Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry by Harry Payne.

1885 2nd/King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment)

This website is dedicated to commemorating the men of The Yorkshire Regiment who fought in the First World War.

King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KOYLI (Kings) Cap Badge - LUGGED VERSION

Royal Artillery in the Second World War 1939-1945 - The Wartime Memories Project -

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Officer's shako plate of the 2nd Bombay European Regiment, 1837-1862, from the Durham Light Infantry museum

Subaltern 85th Light Infantry Regiment (Bucks Volunteers) 1808 - 1815 85th re-styled

Men of the West Yorkshire Regiment and 10th Gurkha Rifles advance along the Imphal-Kohima

Men of the 10th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry advance during Operation 'Epsom',


1 Platoon, A Company of the 10th (Service) Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, the divisional pioneers, breakfasting on their way to the line.


18th century[edit]

Corporal Bennett of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, armed with a Sten gun.

62nd (2nd West Riding) Division's pelican sign (called a duck by the troops): 'when t'duck puts foot down, t'war'll be ower'.

The British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, inspects men of the 4th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry during a tour of forces preparing to invade ...

A variation of the West Riding's coat of arms seen in Wetherby, now in West Yorkshire.

Battle of Tardenois - German being taken prisoner


Men of the 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers watching the 7th (Service) Battalion

Sam Love, lieutenant, Yorkshire West Riding) Regiment of Foot , Unseen Waterloo

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A sentry at ease, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), 1892.

Private, 6th Battalion, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 60 Brigade, 20th Division. He was killed in action between Combles and Bapaume on ...

Infantry and signal section of 13th D.L.I. on the Menin Road

Men of the 2nd Battalion, rest while on patrol in the jungle of Burma, July 1944.

The driver of a Universal carrier, Private H. Smith of 'B' Company of the 1/4th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, makes friends with Dutch ...

British Soldiers at the ready. The Soldier in the foreground is equipped with a PIAT

Saskatoon Light Infantry, Italy March 1944 on (universal carrier) Bren gun carrier

Highland Light Infantry

Bren carriers of the 13/18th Royal Hussars during an exercise near Vimy, 11

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Four soldiers standing around an obscured gun position.

15th Jul 1941 Defence THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45

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Second Lieutenant William Charles Herbert Ernest Stott, 3rd King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action in France on 27th September 1918, aged 39.

French Army Order of Battle[edit]

A patrol from the 1st Battalion, Queen's Own Royal Regiment (West Surrey),

2nd Battalion

Shako plate of the 65th (2nd Yorkshire Nth Riding). Photo.

First World War – names of the fallen in Herefordshire, I - L | Hereford Times

Arthur Brazendale was my grandfather. He would often tell the family how he captured some Germans. When he was on patrol, he noticed what looked like dead ...

Identified soldiers in this photograph are Private Hart (holding the dog), Rifleman Nicholson (second from right) and Sergeant ...

19299 Private Joseph Speight, 9th Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died in hospital in France, from wounds received in action, on 6th September ...

Men of the 2nd Kensington Regiment, 49th (West Riding) Division, attempt to spot a sniper in Rauray, 28 June 1944

Regimental Colour of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry.

North Somerset Yeomanry gallery1

Men of the 9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry take cover on a street corner in Acireale, Sicily, 8 August 1943.

King's Own Scottish Borderers

British soldiers patrolling in Gemmano, Italy 1944

Infantry training at Western Command's weapon training school.

Memorial to men of the regiment killed or fatally wounded on the North West Frontier of India in 1863

3-inch mortar team of the 2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment in action during the advance of 53rd (Welsh) Division towards Laroche in Belgium, ...