Category: Daily Remembrance

May 21 – Falklands liberation – On this day the battle for San Carlos, 1982

WW2 Bangor pilots. Coleraine Air Vice Marshall. Lindberg and Erhart’s feats OTD

May 20 – North Irish Horse Corporal from Moy died serving with Royal Flying Corps

Fatalities in WW1 Q ship in Roll of Honour. Events On this day – Dunkirk inevitable

May 19 – Two Victoria Crosses, one from each World War

The new standard of 502 Squadron RAFR in Belfast Cathedral today. Roll of Honour. Events On this day.

May 18 – 75th anniversary of victory in Battle of Monte Cassino

Roll of Honour. Events On this day.

May 16/17 – Portrush can claim Ireland’s only Dambuster

Overview of Operatio Chastise, the Dams raid. Roll of Honour and events On this day

May 15/16 – Festubert – the single worst day for Royal Inniskillings Fusiliers losses

Overview of the battle and Roll of Honour

May 15 – Inniskilling Fusilier became POW in retreat to Dunkirk

Newspaper report 17 inch shells at Ypres. RH and events On this day

May 14 – First RAF VC of WW2 awarded to Irish pilot this week

Newspaper reports. RH and events On this day