October 22. Tyne-Cot Memorial. Roll of Honour

In today’s Roll are four RN personnel who died in the destroyer HMS Hurworth, mined off Crete in WW2. They include Ross Kirkpatrick, the Medical Officer, who had survived when HMS Zulu was sunk by aircraft off Tobruk and who was awarded a DSC for his services then. In 1916 a father and son from Ballymena, both named Thomas Colgan, lost their lives. Photo – Tyne-Cot Memorial and War Cemetery.

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