In November 1941, 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division landed in Northern Ireland. This Division remained in Ulster when III Corps departed for Africa.
70th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment was a unit of Young Soldiers used for Home Defence duties. The battalion was in Northern Ireland from October 1941.
9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment was a territorial unit of the British Army in Northern Ireland on Home Defence duties from February 1941 to June 1943.