May 30. NI Coastal Command ace honoured by RAF. Roll of Honour

In May 2020 a new Poseidon was named for Ulsterman Terence Bulloch, the top U-boat hunter of WW2. Educated at Mourne Grange and Campbell College, a replica of the Squadron Leader’s medals is on permanent display at the Ulster Aviation Society, Long Kesh, Co. Antrim. In 1915 Peter O’Neill from Coagh died in Gallipolli. He was one of three brothers who fell in the war. In WW2 Dunkirk fatalities continue including Patrick Hill of Limavady whose remains rest in Dunkirk Town Cemetery. The first 1,000 bomber raid occurs in 1942. Two naval aviators are lost in crashes. Fred Kennedy from Belfast dies off Scotland testing new planes and Kenneth Vogan of Armagh crashes in a Corsair off Australia.

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