DLI 1st Cadet Batallion

DLI 1st  Cadet  Batallion

Image Details

Title DLI 1st Cadet Batallion
Reference Number STH0004214
Photographer McVay G
Town or Village South Shields
Date 1926
Original Format Black and White Photograph.
Period The 1920s
Copyright South Tyneside Libraries
Further Information Black & white photograph showing 1st Cadet Batallion assembled at South Shields Town Hall in June 1926 after their annual training and visit to the battlefields of Belgium. Band and Batallion numbered about 200.  Lt Col L Edwards taking the salute. Inspection by Col H Bowes, Sec D Terr Association. Band & Battalion numbered about 200 under command of Lieut Col L Edwards (taking salute). Mayor and Mayoress Councillor and Mrs Curbison. Places visited were Ypres, Wyschaete, St Julien, St Jean the Yser, Hell Fire Corner, Hooge, Sanctuary Woods and Hills 59 and 60.