1st Battalion Rhodesian Light Infantry


1st February1961, Formation of the Battalion
1st February1979, Unveiling of the Trooper Memorial
28th February1976, 1 Commando, Battle at Chibara Hills
7th March1969, Formation of the RLI Regimental Association
19th June1965, Battalion Receives it’s Colours
27th June1970, Trooping the Colours
15th July1963, HRH Queen Elizabeth II approves RLI’s Colours
25th July1975, Bn granted “Freedom of the City” of Salisbury
17th October 19801980, The Final Parade of the Battalion
28th July1980, Removal of the Trooper memorial to safety
6th September1979, Puma 164 down at Mapai
31st October1980, Disbanding of the Battalion
11th NovemberTriangular Night
15th November1976, 3 Commando, Honde Valley