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War Diaries Of 2 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

The Irish Brigade web site is pleased to add the transcribed war diaries of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (2 Innisks) that provide a day by day narrative of the battalion’s actions from the time they joined 38 (Irish) Brigade in Egypt during July 1944 to the time of final victory at the River Po at the end of April 1945.

You can click on the links below to read the diaries :

Jul 1944 to Dec 1944

Jan 1945 to May 1945

Officers’ Roll : Jul 1944 to May 1945

Sources: National Archives, Kew.

Feb 1944 to Dec 1944 – WO 170/1403.

Jan 1945 to Dec 1945 – WO 170/5018.

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