Month: April 2019

April 30 – Hitler commits suicide

Naval reservist from Caroline fatality in Norwegian campain. RH and OTD.

April 29 – Sir William Tyrell, Irish international, Army and RAF doctor

RH and OTD.

April 28 – MM for Ballymena man in Canadian forces for action at Vimy Ridge

Hitler’s last public photo. RH and OTD.

April 27 – Poison gas attacks at Second Battle of Ypres

Mussolini captured. Press, RH and OTD.

April 26 – Exercise Tiger disastrous trial for D Day

Irish VC this day at V Beach Gallipoli, Press, RH and OTD.

April 25 – Lisburn man died with Anzacs at Gallipoli

Six VCs before breakfast. OTD. RH.

April 24 – Military Medal for Royal Ulster Rifles Corporal

WW2 Assault on Kattenturm. OTD. RH.

April 23 – DSO for Belfast RN officer in Zeebrugge Raid

OTD – The Battle of the Imjin River. RH.