British Army

1st Battalion London Irish Rifles

1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers

1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles

1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles

On D-Day 6th June 1944, 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles parachuted into Normandy as part of 6th Airborne Division landing near Ranville and Benouville.

2nd Battalion The London Irish Rifles

2nd Battalion The London Irish Rifles formed part of 38th (Irish) Brigade seeing action in major battles across Italy between November 1942 and May 1945.

Royal Artillery