October 18 – HMS Broadwater. Potijze Chateau Cemetery. Roll of Honour

Highlighted today is the loss in WW2 of three men from NI in HMS Broadwater, a former US destroyer. Read the short account of James Cree from Lisburn – Two sinkings and injured at Dunkirk before his 20th birthday. Today’s veteran representative is Baron Cooke of Islandreagh, Muckamore, who served in RN and was President of the Belfast Branch of the Burma Star Association. Three NI infanteers represent their WW1 comrades.

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