July 16 – On this day. Roll of Honour

In 1918 Carrickfergus and Castledawson are linked in the loss of an RNR officer in a minesweeper and a Derry RAF officer dies in aerial combat. On the same day, the Russian Royal Family was murdered. In 1945 The United States detonates history’s first nuclear weapon and 21 days later Hiroshima is targetted. Caterpillar Valley War Cemetery on the Somme and its unique link with New Zealand.


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