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Durham University

Special Collections

DLI Medals

The Durham Light Infantry’s medal collection is currently on loan to Durham University and held at Palace Green Library.

Medals are not on display, but members of the public are able to view by appointment individual medals or groups of medals from the collection in the Barker Research Library within Palace Green Library. This facility is open to anyone, once they have registered with the Library, which involves completing a form and providing proof of identity. The Barker Research Library is open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday. Please contact or 0191 3342972 to make an appointment.

Further information for visitors using Special Collections at Palace Green Library can be found at

To find out more about the Medal collection and search or browse information by surname, see

For any other queries about the medal collection please contact or

DLI Collection Enquiries
Greenhills Business Park,
Enterprise Way,
DL16 6JB

Telephone: 03000 266 631

For information about the Durham Light Infantry Archives at Durham County Record Office, see