Veterans on Parade 1956


This photograph from an album entitled ‘The Pilgrimage to the Battlefield 1956’ shows veterans of the 13th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles gathered at the Cenotaph in Belfast for a ceremony prior to leaving for the Somme battlefields and a visit to the Ulster Tower.

Also, in the photograph carrying the Colours is Sgt Hugh Neely MBE DCM of the 14th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles (YCV)