August 22. The Forgotten Army’s Memorial. Roll of Honour

Photo – The Chindit Memorial in Victoria Embankment Gardens. NI men from Lisburn, Liverpool, Manchester, and New Zealand fell in Gallipoli in 1915. John Adair was a teacher from Belfast College of Technology. Joseph Marlowe from Aughnacloy was serving with the New Zealand Otago Mounted Rifles and died from his wounds on the hospital ship Aquitania two days before his 27th birthday. He was was buried at sea. Norman Patton a Royal Navy bomb disposal officer from Bangor died in 1918 salvaging a German torpedo. In 1941 Gunner Michael McCartney from Londonderry died serving with part of the city’s Artillery regiment which was detached to serve in Greece, and was evacuated to Crete. His remains rest in a war cemetery on Cyprus. Eric Johnston from Newcastle, a major in Royal Ulster Rifles, died at Deauville in the 1944 advance. William Moore whose wife was from Coleraine served with the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery and was buried at Ottawa in 1945.

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