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Series – Jutland –  Royal Navy ships, Rolls of Honour

MAY 30 – HMS Nestor – Commander Edward Bingham VC

JUNE 1 – HMS Bellerophon, HMS Benbow, HMS Black Prince, HMS Boadicea

JUNE 2 – HMS Black Prince, HMS Broke and HMS Indefatigable

JUNE 2 – Commander Edward Bingham VC from Bangor, Captain Herbert Meade, DSO from Ballynahinch and Commodore Frederic Charles Dreyer from Armagh

JUNE 3 – HMS Queen Mary, HMS Defence and HMS Royal Oak

JUNE 4 – HMS Invincible, HMS Lion, HMS Turbulent and HMS Warrior

JUNE 5 – Jutland : King George and a gunner from Portadown, A Mason’s memento, Portadown survivor died serving in World War II, Naval artist from Belfast

Major ships lost

MAY 13 – HMS Goliath, Gallipoli, 1915

JUNE 8 – HMS Glorious

Series – Northern Ireland at D-Day

JUNE 6 – William Cooke – Eight crossings to D Day beaches by Tandragee sailor

JUNE 7 – Peter McCambridge of Ballymena won his DCM on the ‘Longest Day’

JUNE 10 – William James “Billy” Moore, 2nd Btn Royal Ulster Rifles, Sword Beach

JUNE 11 – John Cumming,Newtownards, in ship scuttled for Mulberry harbour

JUNE 13 – Stanley Burrows RUR, the beaches, Cambes Wood, liberation of Copenhagen

JUNE 14 – John Murtagh’s journey from Sword Beach to Caen and Belsen

JUNE 15 – The four men from NI lost in frigate HMS Mourne off Normandy beaches

JUNE 16 – The lawyer and policeman who were in naval forces on the day

JUNE 17 – From Rifleman to RSM of RUR via Ranville, the Ardennes and Korea

JUNE 18 – Two of the NI Padres in Normandy

Individuals

MAY 2 – Sir Robin Kinahan, ERD, Gunner and public servant

MAY 11 – Commander William Brown Piggot, Londonderry. excellent U-boat hunter

MAY 15 – Inniskilling Fusilier became POW in retreat to Dunkirk

May 16 – Portrush may claim Ireland’s only Dambuster Richard Bolitho

JUNE 4 – Thomas Edward Rowan Ballymena RAF man lost in Wadden Sea in raid on Bremen

JUNE 5 – NI men lost with Lord Kitchener on HMS Hampshire

JUNE 16 – Derry officer served in Boer War, India and the RFC in WW1

 

 

 

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