On this day 04/08/1914, Germany declares war on Belgium and invades. Britain declares war on Germany in response.
Representing their comrades who died on this day
A Company 13th Royal Irish Rifles. Lance Corporal. 17602. Died 04/08/1917. Aged 30. Son of Joshua and Mary of 12, Sullivan Street, Holywood, County Down. Born at Craigavad. Potijze Chateau Wood Cemetery, Belgium.
9th Bn. Royal Irish Fusiliers. Private.23783. Died 04/08/1917. Aged 21. Son of John and Margaret Greer, of Rathfriland. Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Pioneer Corps. Private. 13007344. Died Between 27/07/1942 and 04/08/1942. Husband to Cassie Fenwick, of Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone. Brookwood 1939 – 45 Memorial, Surrey. Dungannon WM
+WILLIAMSON, Thomas Henry
2nd Bn. Royal Ulster Rifles. Rifleman. 7019939. Died 04/08/1944. Aged 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. William James Williamson, of Lisburn. Banneville- La – Campagne War Cemetery, Calvados, France
Royal Artillery. Gunner. 1523940. Died on 04/08/1946. Aged 44. 548 Battery, 158 (M) Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment. Son of William J. Lowe and Mary Lowe; Husband to Agnes Lowe of Belfast. Carnmoney Cemetery East
MARSHALL, Kenneth Harrod
RN. Lieutenant (S). Navy List 1943. HMS Terror 1949. B 15/11/1920. Son of AT Marshall, Kensington Rd., Knock, Belfast. Died 04/08/2000. NSW, Australia
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