May 13. 23 from NI lost in HMS Goliath at Gallipoli. Roll of Honour

The sinking of HMS Goliath off Cape Helles in 1915 dominates today’s Roll. 570 of the 750 men were lost including 23 from NI. Boy First Class Alfred Henry Gadd and Stoker First Class Hector Hiles, had Newtownards links. Hubert Heal from Portrush was lost in HM Submarine Undaunted between Lybia and Malta in 1941. In 1944 Christopher Saunderson from Ballymena died while taking part in a mission to attack railway marshalling yards at Hasselt, Belgium with RAF 76 Squadron.

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