8th October in wartime Northern Ireland

Photographs of some events in wartime Northern Ireland on 8th October 1941 and 1942 taking place in Larne and Randalstown in Co. Antrim, and across Ulster.

Progress at Larne Harbour

On 8th October 1941, Lieutenant J.R. Bainbridge visited the construction project at Larne Harbour, Co. Antrim to photograph progress work on the extensions.

Bren Guns and Light Tanks

On 8th October 1941, War Office photographer J.R. Bainbridge captured a series of shots showing the fixtures used to mount a Bren gun on a Mark VIB Light Tank.

Universal Carriers in Ulster

On 8th October 1941, War Office photographer J.R. Bainbridge captured a series of shots showing the fixtures used to mount guns to a Universal Carrier.

Harvest at Shane's Castle

On 8th October 1942, British Army soldiers helped bring in an impressive harvest of oats near the White Lodge at Shane's Castle at Randalstown, Co. Antrim.

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