Hello welcome this (hastily) set up website relating to the DLI and the part they played at Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945.

This site will progress (I promise!) and I’d encourage anyone with any info to get in touch. My granddad, Reg Price served with the 113th Durham Light Infantry*, as part of 369 Battery. As a signwriter, he produced this sign…

Belsen sign
Belsen sign

And this was kept in the family for years – so for the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Belsen, subsequent VE Day and VJ Day. I thought it’s about time I’d try to find out more about Reg – his comrades (many of which are names, simply written on the back of photos), what they did together and for a way to remember them all, properly.

To coinicide with the anniversary, I was able to be filmed both on national and local BBC TV to tell Reg’s Story.
Whilst this was totally out of my comfort zone and I dreaded every moment – I decided I needed to do something to start this all off. BBC Midlands Today aired 7th May and a VE Day Antiques Roadshow Special aired Sunday 10th May.

Read here about The Heroes of Belsen.

The main photo, shown here was coloured for the 75th Anniversary and we’ll tell you all about it shortly – and what happened next!

Those That Served

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There are 39 names in this directory beginning with the letter B.
Baines Arthur Raymond
Balston Capt.
Bamber Helen
Barclay W. J. Sgt.
Bardsley, Ethel
Queen Alexandra Nurse
Submitted by: Archive
Bark Evelyn
Barker Effie L
Barnett Benjamin George Capt. (Later Maj.)
Barras Brian William
Barret Pte.
Barrington C. R. G. Maj.
Barton Russell William Andrew Charles
Barton, Russell (Dr)Submitted by: Archive
Bauwens Marcel Dr.
Beardwell Myrtle
Bendremer/Wideroff Sally/Selma
Berney Leonard Maj. (later Lt. Col.)
Billam, Edward
Gunner, 113th L.A.A. Regt
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive
Bimko/Rosensaft Hadassah Dr.
Bird Col.
Blackman Muriel J Miss
Bluett D. Col.
Bowler David Philip
Boyd Edmond Arthur Douglas
Bozovic/Vick Helga Anna
Bradford David Cordley
Bridges, R V
113th DLI - Probably 369 Battery More
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive
Brierly Keith
Bromley R. D. Lt.
Broom John Edward Maj.
Broughton Bill
Brown Lyn
Brown Thomas Colin Lyall
Brown, Eric
Eric Brown - Royal Navy Pilot & Interrogator More
Submitted by: Archive
Brushett, Fred
369 Bty, 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regt R.A.
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive
Budge Molly
Burns Lotti
Burrows, G H (Gnr)
113th Durham Light Infantry RA 368 Battery
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive
Bush Raymond Aubrey

Just 113th Durham Light Infantry? No we are interested in all Service and Medical personnel who took part during the humanitarian effort at Belsen Concentraion Camp.


Any 113th Durham Light Infantry friends or family are encouraged to get in touch via

* In 1938 the old 5th Battalion DLI changed its role to Searchlights and then in 1940 to Anti-Aircraft. This 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment went to Normandy in June 1944 and joined the advance into Germany in early 1945.

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