Alfred Taylor, an Irish international rugby player, who was killed on the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres is named on Comber and District War Memorial, Co. Down.
On this day James Magennis won the Victoria Cross through his actions in a midget submarine against the Japanese in Singapore. Leading Seaman James Magennis VC being presented with a cheque for £3,600 in 1946 by the Rt Hon Sir Crawford McCullagh Bt, Rt…
Today’s roll recalls 13 who died on this date including 3 members of 502 Squadron and 8 WW1 Naval veterans.
Campbell College CCF Pipes and Drums at the Menim Gate 2019. Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele – The Third Battle of Ypres. Twelve former students of Campbell College, Belfast were killed during the battle. Three men from Castlerock fell.
Robert Turkington from Lurgan is amongst the foremost fighter pilots in WW2 from Northern Ireland.
St Sever Cemetery in Rouen.
A WW1 North Irish Horse Private from Ballyrashane and a Royal Navy ERA from Pomeroy – from Etaples to Hong Kong