12th March in wartime Northern Ireland

On 12th March 1941, the traditional presentation of the shamrock to a battalion of Royal Irish Fusiliers took place at Abercorn Barracks, Ballykinler, Co. Down.

Military Police on Motorcycles

On 12th March 1941, Lieutenant Bainbridge photographed members of the Corps of Military Police training on motorcycles during their time in Northern Ireland.

Gas Attack Training

On 12th March 1941, soldiers based in Northern Ireland while training demonstrated the right and wrong things to do in the event of a spray gas attack.

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