Today is the Birthday of the Royal Corps of Signals – founded 1920. The Queen’s Gurkha Signals celebrate. Major events … More
The first VC to be awarded was to Charles Davis Lucas from Poyntzpass then serving as a Midshipman in the … More
First VC investiture by Queen Victoria, Royal Navy’s first steam turbine powered craft at Spithead Review, First US troops arrive … More
An WW1 Army nurse from Coagh died on this day in Italy in WW1 and two aircrew from Belfast died … More
For most conspicuous bravery near Epehy, France, on 24th and 25th June, 1917. Second-Lieutenant John Spencer Dunville, 1st Royal Dragoons.
4. – The fourth in a series about NI people on D Day. Richard Keegan from Lurgan served with 2nd … More
In 1944 in Italy after Cassino, the Irish Brigade liberated a fine collection of wines held by the German army … More