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Band of the Light Division - Photo Album

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Present Pictures of The Band &  Bugles of THE LIGHT DIVISION

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2 Light Infantry Band courtesy of Ralph Beaumont

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Band and Bugles of the 1st Battalion of the Somerset Light Infantry, Bombay India, July 1947

More pictures courtesy of Ralph Beaumont

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This is a photo of the 2nd Bn Light Infantry Band in Berlin, July 1968 after re-badging from K.O.Y.L.I  to The Light Infantry, vesting day was the 10th of July 1968.The Bandmaster was WO I  Bandmaster John Offord.

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This is a photo of the Light Division bands taken at Winchester circa 1970,they consisted of:-  Band & Bugles 2nd Bn The Light Infantry under WO I Bandmaster Mike Cadwalader, Band & Bugles of the 2nd Bn the Royal Green Jackets under WO I  Bandmaster Jack Boden and the Royal Green Jackets Junior Musicians Band under WO I Bandmaster John McTomney.

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This photo is of the 2 LI Band senior ranks at Colchester circa 1970, they are from left to right as follows: WO II Ralph Beaumont (ex-KOYLI / 2LI) , WO I Mike Cadwalader (ex-KSLI /2 LI), Bugle Major Terry Kent (ex-SCLI / 2 LI)

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This photograph is of the 1st Bn The K.O.Y.L.I Band take in the German town of Hilden, in the Rhineland and is circa 1960. The Band at this time was under the bandmastership of WOI John Offord ex- Devonshire Regiment.

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This photo is of the 1st Bn The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Band, taken in the Penang Botanical Gardens, Malaya, under the bandmastership of WO I Harry Balshaw ex- Royal Artillery Band, and is circa 1950.

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KOYLI Band circa 1949/50,Penang, Malaya. Preparing to visit the rifle company's in the jungle, to entertain them.

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KOYLI  Dance Band Group, Strensal Camp, York. circa  1955 - NAAFI  All Ranks  Dance.

Peter Beaumont,Geoff Westwood, Ralph Beaumont, Jack Aitchison, Stewart  Atkins

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