November 13 – Sandes’ Home pioneer.Roll of Honour

The comrades above have been stood down until next year. Six of the 15 WW 1 entries in the Roll today highlight the service of the Royal Naval Division. The naval anchor distinguishes their War Graves headstones. Baron Cooke of Islandreagh, a WW2 veteran, was the last President of the Belfast Branch of the Burma Start Association. Old Campbellian William Hurst son of the founder of Charles Hurst Automobiles. served in HMS Caroline. His WW2 grave in Egypt was visited by two fellow Caroline officers, Richard PIm, later Head Constable of the RUC, and John E Sayers, later editor of the Belfast Telegraph, who worked closely with Churchill maintaining his war office.

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