Reports from 10th October 1918 to 23rd October 1918, during which there were 18 fatalities in the Ulster Division Continue reading “Local Newspapers and the Great War – 6”
Reports from 18th September 1918 to 15th October 1918, during which there were 41 fatalities in the Ulster Division including Edmund De Wind VC Continue reading “Local Newspapers and the Great War – 5”
In the biggest loss of life in the Irish sea ten servicemen from NI perished including a leading naval inventor from near Dungannon. Continue reading “Sinking of RMS Leinster – biggest loss of life in Irish Sea”
It is a scenario which would defy most Holywood script writers Continue reading “John Redmond, the Ulster unionist chaplain who comforted Willie Redmond, a dying Irish nationalist MP, on WW1 battlefield”
Reports from June to August 1918 which are principally of fatalities from the 36th Ulster Division Continue reading “Local Newspapers and the Great War – 4”
In the club’s Roll of Honour is the name of Rev. Arthur Edwin Ross, MC and Bar. Here is an outline of his service and of the history of the Royal Army Chaplain’s Department.
Continue reading “Chaplain’s service recorded at Royal Portrush”
Includes Alexander Sinton VC and William Brooke Purdon later appointed as the first Agent in London of the Northern Ireland Government and academics Sir David Semple and Sir Thomas Sinclair who conducted the autopsy on the famous German air-ace ‘The Red Baron’, and was the first President of QUB Services Club Continue reading “Queen’s University WW1 Roll of Honour: Medics N – S”