UK Prime Minister Harold Wilson at Ballykinlar Military Base, Co Down, during a 18th December 1975 pre-Christmas visit to troops serving in N Ireland. He also visited soldiers stationed in Londonderry. Immediately following his visit to Londonderry two soldiers died in a Provisional IRA bomb attack. Beside him is Merlyn Rees, Secretary of State for N Ireland (wearing glasses). Also in the picture are N Ireland-based American journalist, Peter Martin, behind Rees' right shoulder, and senior RUC officer Alfred Curral (with receding hairline behind Harold Wilson). 197512180789b
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