Omagh, Co Tyrone during the Second World War

During the Second World War, Princess Alexandra of Wales’ Own Yorkshire Regiment (The Green Howards) were among the military units based in Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

The Green Howards in Omagh, Co Tyrone

On 8th September 1941, The Green Howards were in Omagh, Co. Tyrone and photographer Lieutenant J.R. Bainbridge was on hand to capture the training.

On 15th October 1941, England international cricketer Captain Hedley Verity accompanied Lieutenant General Franklyn inspecting a battalion of The Green Howards.

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