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2 photo albums
Rfm. George Young & Rfm. R. Leathem are the main names associated with the 1st album

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1913 Tel. directory    1824 Pigots (Belfast)  &  (Bangor)   1894 Waterford Directory
1898 Newry Directory      Bangor Spectator Directory 1970


album 1 with writing on the front that is pretty much illegible (see below)


on back - for publication in the evening papers of Tuesday April 17th 1945 - 9th Army Capture Brunswick, 2,369 more Britons Freed. Censor No. 406213
8th? Army Troops have overrun OFLAG 79, five miles north-east of Brunswick. They have freed 1,957 British Commonwealth officers and 412 other ranks, mostly British. They have been captives since 1940.
Picture shows: L. to R. Pte. Thomas McEwen, of London; Lance Cpl. Joseph Cunningham, of Sheffield; Pte. Edmund Davis, of Nottingham; Pte. Walter Woodburn, of Overson?, Lancs; Lance Cpl. James Harris, of Aldridge, Somersetshire.
They had all been starved and ill-treated.

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Rookwood Farm, Horsham (says Essex but its Sussex?)
2) Stechford Auxillery (Auxiliary) Hospital, Birmingham 1917 Wounded
3) Allotment started 1. 2Feb 20 Wrote letter to Lizzie? ??day? Revolver Number 325311

9 o'clock, in the morning, I bet you don't believe me Rich or Rick                              Cairo                                       

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Rfm. R. Leathem, C. Company, 2/ R.U.R.
2) Rfm: Carnduff 2nd R.U.R. Bantam Weight Champion of India 1925
3) H.M.S. Terrible A Message from the "Renown"

This is me and my chum (very helpful)                                                 

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Final I.F.A. Shield, Calcutta :- R.U. Rifles 2 - Rangoon Customs 0

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1909 or 1919 2 L.I.M.B. or 21 I.M.B. Germany
x My servant, quite a little fellow but good, keeps me good. 
P Finn? Murphy from Co. Kildare, java is gold. Friends of mine
Richie? is as full of medals as an egg of food
2) ? looks quite pleased, his dog got cut out


Your Old Pal F. McMullan "L" Cable Section 1914-1918 Mons

P. & O. S. N. Co's S.S. "Himalaya"
on back - Left Southampton illegible, Reached Port Said illegible, To Aden 4.6.20, Basra 12.6.20, To Makina? Train 4 hours. Magil. H.M.T. Himalaya KARA. DENI?

2nd Royal Ulster Rifles Winners Harwood League Bombay 1928 Undefeated

India C Coy 2nd R.U.R.

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on back - R. Clements Lyttle, 12 High Street, Belfast

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on back Mojay? Engineering Co. France Powell (scored out)
2) on back W.? T. Ewen?, 64 Victoria Road, Lavender Hill, Clapham S.W. 4, Battersea London 57806 T. Picking? S.W. 11
                     
on back Ultamatum (actual spelling) To General                                                                                    
Houston Commanding Gabbo or Gablo or Gabbs?                                                                                  
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2nd BATTALION

Arrival at Burri Siding, Khartoum, 27th November, 1931
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BRITISH BARRACKS, KHARTOUM

Shewing confluence of Blue and White Niles
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2nd BATTALION
Officers v. Sergeants Soccer Match, Boxing Day, 1931

Major W. Wilberforce, D.S.O., M.C.; Capt. G. H. L. Mole, M.C.; Capt. F. Y. C. Knox; Lieut. W. D. Swiney; Capt. E. F. Davies, M.C.; Lieut.-Col. H. P. Currey; 2/Lieut. K. G. Boas; Lieut. C. H. B. Allen; Capt. G. W. Panter, M.B.E.; 2/Lieut. W. Richardson; 2/Lieut. P. R. Boyle

Standing - R.Q.M.S. Toal, Sgt. Fleming, C.S.M. Hollis, Sgt. Lockhart, Sgt. Moatt, Sgt. Brady, Sgt. Pope, R.S.M. Miller, M.B.E., D.C.M.
Sitting - C.S.M. McConkey, Sgt. Houghton, C.S.M. Doherty, Sgt. Smith, Sgt. Willingham
      
ULSTERS 1 Lockhart; 2 McIlwaine; 3 Leathem; 4 Downey; 5 Fee; 6 Byng; 7 Davies; 8 Fitzimmons; 9 Ennis; 10 Cowan; 11 Willigham - Referee: W. Godwin - Linesman: W. H. Cummings, F. J. Tilley
CHESHIRES 1 Teece; 2 Walker; 3 Robinson; 4 Harding; 5 Williams; 6 Adshead; 7 Barton; 8 Bailey; 9 Westcott; 10 Bailey; 11 Waltmaier

Second Battn. The Royal Ulster Rifles Regimental Football Team 4th Month April 1928

2nd Battn. The Royal Ulster Rifles Football Team India 1924

Regimental Team 1929-30 Winners Harwood League All India Shield

Lieut.-Colonel A. D. N. Merriman, D.S.O. Commanded 2nd Battalion from 8th June 1919 till 7th June 1923

B. Team - 2nd Ral. Ulster Rifles Cairo - Undefeated 1921-22

Group of the Ulsters winners of the Charity Match played in Bombay on the 20th October 1928

12 Platoon. Poona India

?ET. A.F.C. ?illington 1931











The Citadel, Cairo                                                  a burial in a cemetery (bit blurry)                    


A Merry Xmas to All Officers, WO's, N.C.O.'s, Men & Married Families of the 2nd Battalion R.U. Rifles
A Merry Xmas to Officers, WO's, CO's, & Men of "C" Company



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700 6969 Rfm. George Young, Coy. 2nd Batt. Royal Ulster Rifles, Citadel Barracks, Cairo, Egypt, Young, G. &
7?48 Rfm. R. Leathem, C. Company, 2nd Royal Ulster Rifles, Citadel Barracks, Cairo
b) You orange boys be steady and maintain that glorious name ??? ???? ???? ??? ?? William ?????????
c) Lizzie Baelley? Young
d) Rfm. R. Leathem, C. Company, 2/ R.U.R.
writing on back cover of album

END OF 1ST ALBUM
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very little information




A view of the coast running along side our camp. W.O. Gordon Crashed in Spit on 11.10.45 Kite a writ-off in dock

December 15th Flt/Sgt. Radjeski crashed in "Spit" Body found Decd. 19th with remains of plane. Died of exposure and 2 broken legs also neck broken.  Found by F. Lt. Dyka and Sgt. Maseika

Snaefell from the air - Denis Cunningham, 204 Manor ???? Road, Wybourn ?st ??????? (see here)



To Mrs. P. Cunningham, 500 East Bank Road, Arbourthorne Est., Sheffield 2, Yorkshire, England
Dear Peg, Just a few lines to let you know I'm not in any trouble yet. I'm missing you, and I haven't my tongue in cheek. Pub hours here are 6.0 AM to 1.0 AM the following morning, 19 hours in all. Tea and coffee 3/6d a cup, Champagne 10/- a bottle, Guess what I'm drinking. Love D. Will arrive home Sat night about 11 o'clock.