The second part of an amazing record of service. Overview of decorations and bravery awards
Category: Army WW1
Reports of awards and fatalities
The Medical Faculty at Queens was a major focus of service in the war. Graduates served as medical officers in the Royal Navy and in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Some had already extensive military experience in India and in the S African war, like Brigadier John Sinton who was awarded the Victoria Cross.
The War Memorial. The origin, duties and customs of the Queen’s University Belfast Services Club. The foundation of the University Officers Training Corps. The Book of Remembrance
The Inniskilling Fusiliers raised 13 Battalions and was awarded 46 Battle Honours and 8 Victoria Crosses, losing 5,890 men during the course of the war. Insights from Londonderry, Dungannon, Limavady and Queen’s University Training Corps. Plus outline service records of each battalion.
Serving with army medics he solved a major dispute about the death of the famous and deadliest German fighter pilot, Manfred von Richthofen.
He played rugby for Coleraine Inst, Trinity and Ireland, served in India, and in WW1 in Gallipoli, Egypt, France and Belgium.