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The presentation of colours to 1LI in Lemgo in 1972. These were the first colours issued to 1LI as a result of the formation of The Light Infantry and the Disbandment of 1SCLI. (Picture supplied by Stephen Taylor)

HM. The Queen Mother presents new Colours on 7th May 1972 to 2nd, 3rd and LI (Vol) Bns LI at Colchester

Left to Right

Front Row - 17 people
Maj (QM) C H J Gibbons MBE --Maj S J S Rudd-Clarke --Major A Makepeace-Warne --Maj J D G Pank --Maj R A Warner --Maj J F Hibbert --Lt Col B V Houghton- Berry --Gen Sir Geoffrey Musson GCB. CBE. DSO. --HM The Queen Mother --Lt Col P F A Sibbald OBE --Lt Col R B Robertson --Maj J R Darbyshire --Maj D T L Beath --Maj M J A Wilson MBE --Maj J C C Meredith --Maj A C H Bennett --Maj W J Francis.
Middle Row - 15 people
Rev Michael Hill --Lt J C Smiles --Capt P A Hutchins --2/Lt M H L Whisler --Lt A A Gilbert --2Lt Robin D V Brims --Capt (QM) W C Clarke --Capt Simon E N H Poet --Capt (QM) A V Worster --Capt T M Barker --Lt R J May --2/Lt N A De C Jones --Lt Richard D Peters, --Lt Ian J Sawers --Capt Laurence J C Anderson.
Back Row - 7 people
2/Lt R J Heath --Lt Richard P Cousens --Lt T French --Lt R A Smith or 2/Lt S P Quant --Lt. Lerwell --Lt R H F Le Flemming -- 2/Lt C I Pack
This picture has been supplied by John Martyn. With thanks to General Sir Jack Deverell KCB OBE and Brigadier Gage Williams and Lt. Col Ray Hall with identifying people at this parade. Also helped by Richard Hogg and Terry Joll.

HM. The Queen Mother with Warrant Officers and Sgts who were on parade for presentation of colours at Colchester to 2nd, 3rd and 5th battalions of The Light Infantry 1992 - A

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2LI Old Colours and Colour Party Guard 1991 - B
New Colours to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions were presented by the Colonel-in-Chief at Tidworth, 31 May 1991. - B

3LI Colour Party - Tidworth 1992 - This is a photo of all those who represented the Third Battalion at the colours presentation at Tidworth on 31st May 1991. The Battalion were in Ireland at the time so they got together as many 3LI men as possible to take part in key appointments, Lt. Col. Ray Hall was at the time OC Troops and Administration at Support Weapons Wing Netheravon and senior Quartermaster marching on the New Colours on the parade, he is seated centre. - C

Uncasing New Colours Tidworth 1992 - D

New Colours Tidworth - 1992 - E
The five coloured images above have been supplied by Lt.Col. Ray Hall MBE

Picture supplied by John Martyn

Lemgo 1970, Salamanca Day: Ray Grimson left , to the front is Pte Massarella, John Walters is just out of picture,(know the other two but need help with names!) we were picked to make the presentation to the Burgermeister as we were from Doncaster, which I believe was twinned with Lemgo. (Picture by Ray Grimson)


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