25th March

On 25th March 1941, Lieutenant JR Bainbridge captured a series of photos showing good relations between Ulster locals and the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry.

Soldiers at Derrymore House, Bessbrook

Imperial War Museum Photo: H 8460 (Part of the War Office Second World War Official Collection). Local women serve tea to the crew of a Light Tank Mk VI of C Squadron, 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps outside Derrymore House, Bessbrook, Co. Armagh on 25th March 1941. Photo taken by Lieutenant JR Bainbridge - Official War Office Photographer.

Remembering the Fallen

Gerhard Geier

Unteroffizier | B19042

Unteroffizier Gerhard Geier served in the Luftwaffe in World War Two. He died at Campbell College Military Hospital, Belfast, Co. Antrim on 25th March 1945.

John McFarland

Rifleman | 25089

Rifleman John McFarland was enlisted in the 30th Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles when he died at Campbell College Military Hospital on 25th March 1942.

Richard Starrett

Rifleman | D/25132

Rifleman Richard Starrett was born in Barrow-in-Furness and moved to Belfast, Co. Antrim. During World War One, he enlisted with the Royal Irish Rifles.

Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in Bessbrook, Co. Armagh

Imperial War Museum Photo: H 8463 (Part of the War Office Second World War Official Collection). Boys cover a Light Tank Mk VI of 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps, in the village of Bessbrook, Co. Armagh on 25th March 1941. Photo taken by Lieutenant JR Bainbridge - Official War Office Photographer.

Bomb discovery in Loughgall

On Tuesday 25th March 2014, authorities made safe a World War Two explosive device at Loughgall Manor House. The Police Service Northern Ireland and Army bomb disposal experts were both on the scene.

Loughgall Manor House, Loughgall, Co. Armagh

Loughgall Manor House, Loughgall, Co. Armagh

Loughgall Manor Park, Loughgall, Co. Armagh

Loughgall Manor House lies in parkland in the Co. Armagh village. Now an Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, it once provided a training ground for troops.