October 11 – Pond Farm Cemetery. Roll of Honour

Today marks the birthday of Lieutenant Geoffrey St. George Shillington Cather, 9th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers a 36th (Ulster) Division Officer, who would be awarded the Victoria Cross, for gallant actions on the 2nd July 1916. The Roll today records eleven men who died on this date serving their country in Belgium, France, and at sea. Two of three in Canadian forces have Coleraine family roots.

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