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1958-2007

The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment

The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment was only in existence for forty eight years from amalgamation of its predecessor regiments in 1958 through to another amalgamation, this time into The Rifles, in February 2007. However, there is a still considerable story to be told.

Read here about Colonel H J Jones VC OBE who served in the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment prior to his transfer to the Parachute Regiment. He was killed in action whilst fighting in the Falklands War - his actions winning him the Victoria Cross.