July 2 – VC’s of the 36th Ulster Division. Roll of Honour

Nine of the 36th (Ulster) Division were awarded the Victoria Cross. Roll of Honour reflects Gallipoli and the Somme in WW1, Normandy, and North Africa in WW2. Charles Murray of Portrush, former UVF officer, died of wounds received on Somme. His father was at Mafeking in the Boer War. James Hayes of Burnside, Portstewart died at Somme. A brother would die later in the war. Sheriff Kennedy, RAF, also of Portstewart, is remembered at El Alamein.


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