Category: Army WW1

Daddy Steele – the NI General who mobilised the Army for WW2

General Sir James Stuart Steele, Inst and Queen’s OTC, served in both world wars and in 1939 his hand signed the mobilisation order for GB forces.

Unique memorial in Belfast Cathedral to 36th Ulster Division

The Irish War Memorial Records; The Victoria Cross record of the 36th (Ulster) Division; The memorial to Edmund De Wind VC; The 36th (Ulster) Division record; Instonians killed in action on the first day of the Somme.

First World War Nurses.

WW1 Nurses war memorial relocated in Belfast Cathedral from Dublin garrison church, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, The nurses of the UVF