Category: QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY WW1

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

The Ulster Tower at Theipval, Somme.

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 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

Queen’s University WW1 Roll of Honour: Medics T – W

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

Queen’s University WW1 Roll of Honour: Medics N – S

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…

Queen’s University WW1 Roll of Honour: Medics K – M

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.