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Archives and Special Collections: DLI Medals Collection: Other DLI Sources

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A variety of books about the Durham Light Infantry are available on open access in the Barker Research Library at Palace Green Library, including regimental histories and studies of particular aspects or individuals of the regiment, such as:

-  Martin Bashforth, The 11th Durham Light Infantry : in their own names, (Stroud 2011)

- Peter J. Lewis, 8th Battalion, the Durham Light Infantry 1939-1945 : a History, (2004)

- Malcolm McGregor, Officers of the Durham Light Infantry, 1758-1968, (1989)

- W.D. Lowe, War History of the 18th (S.) Battalion Durham Light Infantry, (1920)

- Clive Dunn, The Fighting Pioneers : the Story of the 7th Durham Light Infantry, (Barnsley 2015)

- Harry Moses, The Fighting Bradfords : Northern Heroes of World War One, (Durham 2003)

More can be found by searching for such as 'Durham Light Infantry' in the university library catalogue.

For information about the Durham Light Infantry Archives at Durham County Record Office in County Hall, see this online guide published by the Record Office.

The other DLI collections of what was the DLI Museum, formerly near County Hall in Durham, are now held in Sevenhills, Spennymooor.

Printed guides to the former DLI Museum and Art Gallery are available in the pamphlets collection on open access in the Barker Research Library at Palace Green Library.

There is also a gallery displaying a selection of DLI items in Palace Green Library.

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