Inniskillings land at Cherbourg, France.

Saturday, 16 September, 1939

Right, elements of the 2nd Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers disembarking at Cherbourg from the SS Royal Sovereign (possibly D Company and HQ Company). The majority of the Battalion crossed from Southampton on the SS Manxman before departing Cherbourg harbour at 1446 hours. By 18 September, the Battalion was complete but with some shortages in manpower and equipment.