1st Battalion Princess Alexandra of Wales’ Own Yorkshire Regiment (The Green Howards)

During 1941, 1st Battalion, Princess Alexandra of Wales' Own Yorkshire Regiment (The Green Howards) served in Northern Ireland based in Omagh, Co. Tyrone.

1st Battalion The Green Howards

Training near Omagh

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.

Captain Hedley Verity at Omagh

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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