Irish Brigade

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

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War Diaries May 1944 Other Units

We shall be adding transcriptions of a number of selected units who were active on the Cassino front during the period from 11th to 18th May 1944.


British 78th Infantry Division.

38 Brigade HQ.

– 1 Royal Irish Fusiliers.

– 6 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

– 2 London Irish Rifles.

11 Brigade HQ.

2 The Lancashire Fusiliers.

5 The Northamptonshire Regiment.

1 The East Surrey Regiment.

36 Brigade HQ.

– 6 Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

– 5 Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment).

– 8 The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.

1 Princess Louise’s Kensington Regiment.


British 4th Infantry Division.

10 Brigade HQ.

2 Bedford and Hertfordshire Regiment.

– 2 Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry.

1/6 East Surrey Regiment.

12 Brigade HQ.

1 Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

2 Royal Fusiliers.

6 The Black Watch.

28 Brigade HQ.

– 2/4 Hampshire Regiment.

– 2 Somerset Light Infantry.

– 2 Kings Regiment.


6 Armoured Division.

26 Armoured Brigade.

16/5 Lancers.



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