Harden Scott from Bangor was one of the first officers in the Royal Flying Corps. He received his Military Cross from the King on 29/08/1917 and died within two weeks of returning to France. In 1941 Gunner Alex Wilton from Portstewart died in Egypt. Another Portstewart man is listed in the Veterans Roll today. Hugh Hunter born today in 1892, emigrated to Canada and served with Canadian Field Artillery in WW1. WW2 decorated Naval flyer, Michael Torrens-Spence died on this day in 2001.