July 14 – Portrush naval doctor who sailed Atlantic both ways single handed. Roll of Honour

The story in war and peace of a doctor born this day in Portrush in 1916. Joseph Paul from Bessbrook died with the Marines in Gallipolli in 1915. 20-year-old Isaac McAllister’s remains were brought home by Royal Irish Rifles to Bushmills in 1916. In 1941 Hamilton Loughlin of Carrickfergus died in an onboard explosion on Suez Canal. Photo – Joe Cunningham’s Icebird Vertue 45


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