August 26 – Jimmy Hughes, Gunner and RBL stalwart. Belfast surgeon’s son won VC. Roll of Honour

Remembered today – George Wheeler WW1 VC and 14 men who died in Europe in WW1. In WW2, three Gunners from Ballymena died in Egypt and four RAF aircrew including. Two veterans from HMS Caroline, Helen McGregor, and “Bodo” Taggart of the well-known firm of architects and civil engineers. He wrote a series of gunnery manuals for the Admiralty, as well as having a few death-defying encounters aboard various ships.

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