Day: October 14, 2019

October 14 – HMS Royal Oak

The Princess Royal led the 80th anniversary tributes to those who lost their lives on HMS Royal Oak in October 1939. Six weeks into the war seven men from Northern Ireland were amongst 833 sailors who were lost when their ship HMS Royal Oak went…

October 14 – Roll of Honour

In WW1 two men named Thomas Gallagher died. One was Catholic,  the other was a Protestant. In WW2 a son-in-law of Lord Glentoran was lost in HMS Liverpool.  See also post today on HMS Royal Oak.