January 04. Voormezeele Enclosures cemetery. Roll of Honour

In today’s Roll – a moving account of the WW2 funeral in Lurgan of Wilfred White a young RAF man. Bombardier Eric Sheals, his father and brothers were keen members of Balmoral Golf Club. Eric died in Libya. The death in Algeria of Robert Carruthers Adjutant of 6 Skins was caused by an air attack on a car he was in. An overview of Voormizeele Enclosures cemetery includes John Bleakley, a Private in Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry who was born in Enniskillen. Photo – Goat Major Fusilier Matthew Owen of 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh with Llywelyn, the regimental goat. Queen Victoria presented the first official goat in 1844.

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