2nd Inniskillings Disband

Saturday, 1 September, 1956

When the 2nd Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers returned from Cyprus in February 1956, it was honoured at its Farewell Parade on 16 February, in Whittington Barracks Lichfield, by the presence of The Colonel in Chief, HRH The Duke of Gloucester. Following a period of leave the Battalion reassembled on 30 May at Omagh. The Battalion's Colours were laid up in Enniskillen Cathedral on 13 June and the Battalion was officially disbanded on 1 September 1956 when it was removed from the Army Order of Battle.