15th October in wartime Northern Ireland

On 15th October during various years of the Second World War, Northern Ireland played host to training troops, international cricketers, and royal visitors.

Captain Hedley Verity in Omagh

On 15th October 1941, England international cricketer Captain Hedley Verity accompanied Lieutenant General Franklyn inspecting a battalion of The Green Howards.

The Princess Royal in Northern Ireland

On 15th October 1942, Lieutenant Bainbridge photographed Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal as she inspected members of 61st Division Signals in Ulster.

Shooting in the Sperrins

On 15th October 1943, Lieutenant J.R. Bainbridge took a series of photographs for the Royal Engineers showing the construction of a Co. Londonderry rifle range.

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