Category: MEDICS WW1

August 18 – Roll of Honour

The Edinburgh Tattoo. In today’s Roll – John Bill the Queen’s medical student who died as an infantry officer at the Battle of Langemarck (Third Ypres) and five RAF aircrew from WW2 are amongst 17 remembered with honour today.

August 17 – Roll of Honour

      HRH The Princess Royal – Royal Patron of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission A QUB medic from Belfast who won the MC and was MID five times in WW1; a Royal Ulster Rifles officer from Newcastle who won the MC and…

Stories of the Somme – Military Cross for Muckamore doctor

Capt. Norman Clotworthy Graham, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, was awarded a Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry.

June 20 – Brothers in arms – Tyrells of Belfast and Bangor – WW1

Two brothers from Belfast were amongst the select group of airmen who died in the First World War. Alexander (above) and Marcus Tyrrell were educated at Inst.

June 17 – Veteran focus

Thomas George Buchanan, RAMC officer from Lisburn served in Gaza, Palestine, and Egypt

June 16 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day    

June 5 – NI men lost with Lord Kitchener in HMS Hampshire

Nationalist Volunteers on Falls Road paid farewell to Naval Surgeon in Hampshire. Orkney’s tributes to Hampshire