Pose of a Quarter Master Sergeant #1 – Austin McGing c. 1946

Austin McGing, the Quarter Master Sergeant of the Croaghrim Battalion, County Mayo during the Emergency.
McGing // County Meath :: Austin McGing, the Quarter Master Sergeant of the Croaghrim Battalion, County Mayo during the Emergency.
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What is happening in the photo?

This photograph features Austin McGing, the Quarter Master Sergeant of the Croaghrim Battalion, County Mayo during the Emergency (approximately 1942). He is wearing the Local Defence Forces uniform in this image and is holding a shotgun. ‘The Emergency’ (Irish: Ré na Práinne / An Éigeandáil) was an official term utilised by the Irish Government during the 1940s to refer to its position during the Second World War. 

 
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