December 22 – MP TA officer mostly responsible for Caubeens. Roll of Honour

Portrait of Bala Bredin. In 1915 Ballymoney man Archie Nichol one of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers ‘Last Ditchers’ died in Gallipoli along with Hugh Caulfield from Fivemiletown. James Ferguson, a QUB graduate, and Medical Officer, died in 1917. He was one of four brothers from a Randalstown Manse to serve. William Tweed from Ballymoney was lost in 1941 when the Royal Navy Escort Carrier HMS Audacity was sunk by U-boat. Today’s veteran is Surgeon Commander George Stephenson who between 1920 and 1930 was capped 42 times for Ireland which he captained 13 times.

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