1. Introduction

This booklet shows the names and addresses of those of the 16th DLI who have become members of the Old Comrades' Association. The objects of the Association are:

(a) To keep up to date and issue from time to time a list of members and their addresses.

(b) To assist members to contact each other.

(c) To organise and Anual Reunion and proably an Old Comrades' Dinner.

(d) To assist members to get employment by linking them with other members or through the Regimental Association.

2. Notes

(a) This is the first booklet of addresses. There may be mistakes and errors, also it is hoped there may be additions. In order to rectify these please send a note to: THE REGISTRAR, 16th DLI, BTA, CMF.

(b) Those marked with an asterisk are honory members having had close connections with the Battalion though not actually posted to it.

The second edition of the booklet has an introduction broadly similar to the above, but with the addition of the following lines:

Honorary Secretaries

The following have been appointed honorary secretaries. Members wishing to change their address, seek information or enrol new members, who must have served on the strength of the 16th DLI, should write to any of these addresses:

Preston, Lt-Col J C, DSO,
Flasby Hall, Gargrave, Yorks.

Hay, Maj A,
202 Sunderland Road, South Shields.

Cave, CSM K R,
133 Bower Street, Bedford.

Walton, L/Sgt C,
24 Howlish View, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham.
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16 DLI OCA Address Book, Introduction Page

The Original 1945 Introduction to the 16th DLI OCA Booklet