March 23. Admiral John McClintock of Ballycarry & Fusilier Robert Morrow of Fivemiletown. Roll of Honour

Admiral John McClintock of Ballycarry retired on this day in 1929, completing 55 years service including four years continuous sea duty during WW1. Two Belfast RN men died in HMS Laforey in 1917. James Hughes was a fruit dealer and widower from Portadown. A man of courage, he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Military Medal. He died in the German onslaught of 1918. Robert Morrow from Fivemiletown was a Royal Inniskilling Fusilier. He saw service in Palestine, Egypt and India. He went with the Expeditionary Force to France in 1939, served in Norway, and was also in the Dunkirk evacuation. He joined the Commandos on their formation. Commando Robert Morrow died when his boat sank crossing the Rhine in 1945.

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