August 18 – Anniversary of famous poem ‘High Flight’. Roll of Honour

Three former students at RBAI (Inst) died on this day in 1917. One died in the UK from wounds at the Somme; Two fell during the Battle of Langemarck (Third Ypres). Six RAF personnel and two RN who died in WW2 are remembered. Veterans include George Young, from Aghanloo House, Limavady, who after RNVR service studied law and WRNS Peggy Robertson from Fermanagh who served in S Africa and Egypt and celebrated her centenary in August 2015.


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