August 3 – Etaples: largest Commonwealth War Graves cemetery in France. Roll of Honour

On this day Germany declares war on France in 1914. Battle for Centuripe continues in 1943. James Sterling a Royal Marine mortar man from Belfast is killed in an accidental explosion in an ammunition dugout in 1916. Robert Wallace a 23-year-old RAF aircrew from Belfast is commemorated at El Alamein. Today’s veteran is William Love from Coleraine who served in the Royal Navy.


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