Gilford is a village in Co. Down, Northern Ireland. The village lies on the banks of the River Bann in the Armagh, Banbridge, and Craigavon Borough Council area. The name derives from 'Magill's Ford'.
Although a small village, Gilford boasts a castle dating to 1865. The castle and surrounding areas were home to many troops during World War Two.
American Forces in Gilford
The following American forces were based in the village of Gilford, Co. Down between 1943 and 1944. If you have more information on exact bases, please get in touch.
|Start Date||End Date||Units|
|18/10/1943||16/06/1944||115th Chemical Processing Company|
Places of Interest
The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of Gilford's World War Two heritage.