Irish Brigade

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

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War Diaries Of 38 (Irish) Brigade

The Irish Brigade web site is pleased to add the complete war diaries of 38 (Irish) Brigade that provide a day by day narrative of the brigade’s actions from their initial landings in Algeria to victory on the River Po.


You can read the diaries by clicking on the links below :

Nov 1942 to Dec 1943

Jan 1944 to Dec 1944

Jan 1945 to May 1945

Officers’ Rolls: Nov 1942 to Dec 1943

Officers’ Rolls: Jan 1944 to May 1945


Sources: National Archives, Kew, London.

Nov 1942 to Apr 1943 – WO 166/6582.

Jul 1943 to Dec 1943 – WO 169/8929.

Jan 1944 to Mar 1944 – WO 170/605.

Apr 1944 to Jun 1944 – WO 170/606.

Jul 1944 to Sep 1944 – WO 170/607.

Oct 1944 to Dec 1944 – WO 170/608.

Jan 1945 to Mar 1945 – WO 170/4464.

Apr 1945 to Jul 1945 – WO 170/4465.



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