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.
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… Continue Reading “August 17 – Roll of Honour”
Capt. Norman Clotworthy Graham, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, was awarded a Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry.
Includes only woman named on university war memorial, two rugby internationals, and Sir William Whitla, academic and philanthropist Click here – remembrance ni – Medics T – W
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… Continue Reading “Queen’s University WW1 Roll of Honour: Medics N – S”
One perished with Kitchener, one was awarded a MC and two bars, and another awarded a DSO and MC, was mentioned in despatches five times. Two became generals.
The second part of an amazing record of service. Overview of decorations and bravery awards
The Medical Faculty at Queens was a major focus of service in the war. Graduates served as medical officers in the Royal Navy and in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Some had already extensive military experience in India and in the S African war,… Continue Reading “Queen’s University WW1 Roll of Honour: Medics A – C”