October 17. Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery. Roll of Honour

William Morton played hockey for Banbridge and Ireland. He died in 1916, hit by a shell when with a ration party bringing up supplies to the front line. Henry McCracken, a Royal Flying Corps pilot from Belfast died in 1916. He is remembered at Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Matthew Hagan from Coagh, a former North Irish Horse trooper who contracted malaria and died in 1918 while serving in Palestine. In 1944 Anthony Tuohy, a Royal Ulster Rifleman, died fighting for the liberation of the Netherlands. He is remembered at Overloon War Cemetery. Photo – Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

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