The Duchy’s brave Beacon boys are renowned for their steadfastness…
- Colonel: Sir Edward Shirley (Bart.)
- Adjutant: Capt. Roderick Dishley-Mills
- Garrisoned: Beaumanor Barracks, Woodhouse.
- Nickname(s): The Yellow Bellies.
- Motto(s): Satis Firmum Retineamus (Quite Firm).
- Marches: “The Beacons”, “Men of Beacon Hill”.
- Battle Honours: Welsh Marches (1706), Wasser-klo (1715), Vale of Belvoir (1730), Dötlingen (1733), Low Countries (1740), Siege of Derby (1745), Lichfield (1758).