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Irish Brigade

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

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Sergeant Thomas Renshaw

We have recently been contacted by the grandson of Sergeant Thomas Renshaw, who served with both the Royal Irish Fusiliers and the London Irish Rifles during the Second World War. In his note to us, Darren Russell explained that his grandfather had served with the 2nd Battalion London Irish Rifles throughout the Tunisian campaign but…

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Remembering Rifleman Albert Fitzgibbon.

We have recently received a remarkably moving note from Paul Fitzgibbon in connection with his father, Albert, who was killed in Tunisia during February 1943 while serving with the London Irish Rifles. “A twisting pathway of discovery has led me to this amazing website. A letter dated 20.11.1945 from Edmund O’Sullivan was found quite recently…

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