Several soldiers with connections to Northern Ireland died in 1944 while serving in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during the Italian Campaign.
During the Second World War, the Durham Light Infantry raised 15 Battalions seeing action in France in 1940 and throughout the remainder of the conflict.
During the Second World War, the Irish Guards fought in Norway, France, North Africa, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany, seeing action in May 1940.
In 1937, following the disbanding of the London Regiment, the unit known as the London Irish Rifles became London Irish Rifles, the Royal Ulster Rifles.
The Pioneer Corps formed in 1939 as a combatant corps. The British Army used it for light engineering and a range of other tasks across the theatre of war.
Battalions of the historic regiment of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers served throughout the world during the Second World War from Dunkirk to Burma.