British Army

World War Two began on 3rd September 1939. By October that year, the first waves of British Army infantry troops had begun to arrive in Northern Ireland.

59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division

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

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

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.

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Royal Pioneer Corps