Leicester in WW2

Leicester in WW2

Private Bill Lang, Leicestershire Regiment, Ireland 1940

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Private Bill Lang, Leicestershire Regiment, Ireland 1940
Bill Lang (second from right) and comrades from the MT section in Northern Ireland, 1940. Bill had joined the regiment in 1939, and served in the disastrous Norwegian campaign. In 1941 he was transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, and then a year later to the newly formed Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, spending the remainder of the war in India. Post war he served with Leicester's REME TA unit for many years.
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Reply Andy Glenfield
4:16 PM on April 18, 2015 
Hi,
I have a keen interest in the involvement of Northern Ireland during WW2 and have a website called "The Second World War in Northern Ireland"

I find this picture very interesting and would like to be able to do a "Then and Now" type comparison picture of the location.

Do you know where this picture was taken?
I guess it is the Stable Yard of a large Manor House which, like so many, has been used by the Army.
I hope to hear from you soon.

Andy