The Trust was formed in Guernsey during 2016 as a focal point for the one hundredth anniversary of the service of The Royal Guernsey Light Infantry. Its objectives remain remembrance, commemoration and education, together with the establishment of cultural connections between communities and their families which reflect on the experiences of difficult days in our shared history.
Memorial, rememberance and commemoration of the regiment's activities and actions of the men and their families
History & Education
Promotion and sharing of the history, service and shared values of the regiment and its work to stimulate Commemoration
The promotion of friendship and value driven activities within the communities and their stakeholders, to bring common positive change.
“The memorial recognises the men of the RGLI who fought and died in the First World War and especially at the Battle of Lys where they were virtually wiped out.”
The Bailiff of Guernsey
“I want to convey to the Guernsey authorities my very high appreciation fo the valuable services rendered by the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry. I regret the casualties were heavy”
Major General Beauvoir de Lisle
“In these big offensives, groups of men from towns and villages across Britain were lost almost instantly and the social effects were enormous.”
Lt Col Colin Vaudin
“Lest We Forget.”