63rd Signal Battalion

In February 1942, 63rd Signal Battalion, U.S. Army took over Sunnylands Camp in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim from the British Army 1/5th Leicestershire Battalion.

63rd Signal Battalion

Cooking in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

On 2nd February 1942, War Office photographer Lieutenant J.R. Bainbridge visited Sunnylands Camp at Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim. There, members of 1/5th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment were handing over to 63rd Signal Battalion of the U.S. Army.

John G. Winant visits Carrickfergus

United States Ambassador for Britain Mr. John G. Winant accompanied by Major General J.E. Chaney, Major-General Russell P. Hartle, Captain K.I. Grimes (Medical Detachment, 63rd Signal Battalion), and Lieutenant L.A. Keisler (Adjutant, 63rd Signal Battalion) visiting a dispensary at Sunnylands Camp, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim on 18th February 1942.

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