Category: ARMY WW2

June 18 – Northern Ireland at D Day

12. Two of the NI Padres in Normandy – The Reverend James McMurray-Taylor served with the RUR (6th Airborne Division) and The Reverend James Douglas died serving with The Wiltshire Regiment

June 17 – Northern Ireland at D Day.

11. From Rifleman to RSM of RUR via Ranville, the Ardennes and Korea

June 16 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day    

June 14 – Northern Ireland at D Day

8. John Murtagh’s journey with RASC from Sword Beach to Caen and Belsen

June 13 – Northern Ireland at D Day

7. – RU Rifleman Stanley Burrows survived the beaches and Cambes Wood and took part in the liberation of Copenhagen.

June 13 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day

June 10 – Northern Ireland at D Day

5. – The fifth in a series about NI people on D Day. William James “Billy” Moore served with 2nd Battalion of the Royal Ulster Rifles, landing on Sword Beach on 6th June 1944 after enlisting at the age of 18.