Somerset Military Museum tells the story of the Somerset’s regiments in war and peace. It features the history of the following regiments:
· Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert’s)
· Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry
· West Somerset Yeomanry
· North Somerset Yeomanry
· Somerset Militia, Rifle Volunteers and Territorials
· The Light Infantry and its successor regiment, The Rifles
The gallery introduces visitors to the formation and development of Somerset’s regiments and explores why soldiers fight for their country.
The regimental archives of the Somerset Light Infantry, as well as some North and West Somerset Yeomanry records, are held at the Somerset Heritage Centre.
75th anniversary of D-Day
Thursday 6 June – Talks and tours at the Somerset Heritage Centre to mark the 75th anniversary of D-DayMore information
For more information contact:
Somerset Heritage Centre, Brunel Way, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, TA2 6SF
Tel: 01823 278805