November 11. Armistice Day. The Unknown Warrior. Roll of Honour

Photo. The Garden of Remembrance ceremony at Belfast Cenotaph. Charles Montgomery from Cookstown fell with the Scots Guards in the west of Flanders on this day in 1914. The following year Thomas Cochrane from Cullybackey serving with the Canadians also died in West-Vlaanderland, Belgium. Second Lieutenant Robert Wright is remembered in the Gaza War Cemetery. A former member of Queen’s OTC, and of Fitzroy Presbyterian Church, his parents lived at 130 Stranmillis Road. He fell in the Third Battle of Gaza, in which General Allenby liberated Jerusalem. John Bell of the nascent Royal Air Force, 7th Squadron, died west of Boulogne. He was a former Royal Field Artillery officer and had been awarded the Military Cross. He is named on Holywood WM. Of the three WW2 RAF deaths in Today’s Roll, two happened during training. They were Herbert Adams from Newry and John Moore from Belfast. Their remains rest in St. Patrick Church of Ireland Churchyard, Newry, and Carnmoney Cemetery.

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