1st Volunteer Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 1870s/early 1880s
|Place||Cornwall United Kingdom|
|Date||1870 — 1885|
|Keywords||Armed Forces British Army|
|Copyright||© Helston Museum|
The 1st Volunteer Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (DCLI), 1870s or early 1880s. The rifles being displayed are Martini-Henrys which were introduced in the 1860s. The men at the back in the side caps with the rounder-looking badges are also thought to be DCLI.