Irish Brigade

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

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War Diaries Of 6 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

The Irish Brigade web site is pleased to add transcriptions of the war diaries of the 6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (6 Innisks) that provide a day by day narrative of the battalion’s actions from their initial landings in Algeria to their disbandment in Egypt after the battles near Lake Trasimene.

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

Nov 1942 to Dec 1943

Jan 1944 to Aug 1944

Officers Roll: Nov 1942 to Jul 1944

Sources : National Archives, Kew.

Nov 1942 to Jun 1943 – WO 175/505.

Jul 1943 to Dec 1943 – WO 169/10234.

Jan 1944 to Apr 1944 – WO 170/1404.

May 1944 to Jul 1944 – WO 170/1405.

Aug 1944 – WO 169/16301.


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