Irish Brigade

The story of the 38th (Irish) Brigade in the Second World War

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Archive for June 2019

Piper Albert Jeffrey at the Vatican

Excerpt of  The Wartime Memoirs of Albert “Jeff” Jeffrey. The 2 LIR’s visit to the Pope in June 1944 is well documented but nothing has been written of the Band’s performance. On arriving we did the usual trick of counter-marching on arrival at any church, so as to be facing the following marchers who then…

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