October 23. Four brothers from Randalstown manse. Roll of Honour

Wimeruex Cemetery near Bologne where headstones are laid flat due to sandy soil along the coastal area. Graves include that of the Canadian medic, Lt Col John McCrae, who wrote in Flanders Fields. Four sons of a Presbyterian minister in Randalstown served in WW1. One was a founding officer in the RAF, another, Hugh McClure, remembered in today’s Roll, was a Gunner officer who died at Le Cateau in 1918. On the same day John Knox MC and Bar, from Rathfriland died serving with the Royal Irish Rifles. His remains rest at Terlincthun. near Bologne. WW2 entries include Stanley Edgar a Derry submariner lost in HMS Unique – on eternal patrol since 1942. Major George Danielson from Limavady is remembered on the Athens Memorial, Greece. David Quigg from Myroe died in Indonesia in 1944 serving with the RAFVR.

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