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Neg. No: (GP) (B) 3240
Neg. Size: 12"x15"
Neg. Date: 23-05-1922

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Subject: Officers' Group, Special Constabulary, R.I.C. ('A' category).

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Sitters: (front row, left to right)

(1) District Inspector James Leonard Truran (1892-1970 ).

Date: 23 May 1922.

Occasion: Formal inspection by the District Inspector.(1)

Location: Maghera Police Station, Co. Derry.

Descr: FL Group.

Costume: (Front row): (1) Uniform, District Inspector, Royal Irish Constabulary; (2) Service Dress Uniform, Officer, military; (back row): (1) Uniform, Head Constable, Royal Irish Constabulary; (others) Uniform, Sergeants, Royal Irish Constabulary.

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Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., Belfast.

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No of poses: 3.

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: J.L. Turan:


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Acknowledgements: R.J.K. Sinclair, Curator, RUC Museum, Belfast.

1. Possibly the last such inspection of the Royal Irish Constabulary officers at the station named before the creation of the Royal Ulster Constabulary. (R.J.K. Sinclair, Curator, RUC Museum).