August 10 Part 1 of 2 – The UVF dry land sailors honoured by the Tzar. Roll of Honour

111 Royal Navy personnel from Northern Ireland were involved in what is perhaps the most bizarre linking of Irish politics with the international relations of the First World War. Men from the UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force) served in Russia with the Royal Navy Armoured Cars Squadron of the Royal Naval Air Service. Amongst them was Bear Grylls great grandfather.


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