May 9 – Roll of Honour

The WW1 Roll today is dominated by The Battle of Aubers Ridge in 1915. Nine here are remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium. A Newspaper reports on Belfast family with five sons serving. In 1941 the secret German Enigma code machine is captured by the RN. In 1945 the Buglers of 35(Irish)Brigade sound Cease Fire and Field Marshal Montgomery makes a special request for 2RUR to assist at the funeral of a RUR officer on his staff killed in a car accident.


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