Category: QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY WW1

August 31 – Roll of Honour

Anti-aircraft searchlights at Gibraltar WW2. Sir John Campbell, an outstanding medical professional from Queen’s University, who headed a major WW1 hospital in France is one of eight remembered in today’s Roll.

August 25 – Roll of Honour

HMS Hood seen from HMS Repulse. Today’s record of 15 men includes a lecturer at Queen’s, 4 RAF fatalities who reflect the war over Germany, and a Shankill Road submariner decorated for “undaunted courage, skill, and devotion to duty in successful patrols”.

August 24 – Roll of Honour

Remembering 15 men from the three services who did their duty. They include six who died at sea, an Ulster rifleman awarded the Military Medal for bravery under fire on 07/06/1944 and a former QUB Training Corps member who lost his life trying to…

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.

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.

July 1 – Stories of the Somme 1 – Inst

There was not an aspect of society in Northern Ireland upon which the Battle of the Somme did not impact. 15 Instonians, former pupils of Belfast city-centre school, the Royal Belfast Academical Institution, died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme….

July 1 – Roll of Honour – First day of the Battle of the Somme

The Ulster Tower at Theipval, Somme.