Coleraine, Co. Londonderry during the Second World War

During the Second World War, elements of the British Army based in Coleraine, Co. Londonderry used the surrounding countryside to train in.


Co. Londonderry

Northern Ireland

Royal Berkshire Regiment in 1941

On 14th October 1941, soldiers, Light Tanks, and Universal Carriers of 6th Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment took part in realistic training exercises in the countryside around Coleraine, Co. Londonderry.

Royal Engineers in 1941

On 18th November 1941, members of 266th Field Company, 119th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery conducted a training exercise involving the building of a bridge of folding boats across the River Bann near Coleraine, Co. Londonderry.