Battle Honour BURMA 1942-43

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The distinction BURMA 1942-43, a Theatre Honour, is emblazoned on the Queen's Colours of The Royal Irish Regiment.

The Honour was awarded to The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers for its two arduous, gallant and costly campaigns fought by the 1st Battalion in Burma during the Second World War. To read about these actions please click on Burma 1942-43.

In April 1942, our antecedent Regiment was also awarded a Battle Honour for actions fighting the Japanese near the oilfields at Yenangyaung in Central Burma. To read about this action, please click on the Battle Honour YENANGYAUNG.