Shoulder Title, Inniskillings, Dunkirk
Genuine WWII British Army Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers shoulder title.
2nd Battalion deployed to France on the outbreak of the Second World War (1939-45) in 1939. It then fought in the retreat to Dunkirk in June 1940. It later assisted in the capture of Madagascar in 1942, before joining the Sicilian and Italian campaigns from 1943 to 1945. It was joined in Italy by 6th Battalion, which had earlier fought in Tunisia (1943) and Sicily (1943). In June 1944, the two battalions were merged, going on to fight in the remainder of the Italian campaign.