Soldiers of the 6th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers taking cover in an olive grove, November, 1943
Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, Italy, 1943.
The 6th Battalion, part of 38th Irish Brigade, landed in Italy with 78th Division, and served in the campaign until July 1944 when it was disbanded. Many of its personnel were transferred to the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, which replaced it the 38th Brigade.
From an album containing 246 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
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