Category: RAF RFC WW1

Belfast origin of Remembrance silence

The Old Contemptibles of Ypres 1914, their Belfast standard bearer, the origin and choosing of the Unknown Warrior

The Foyle Flyers

Seven Old Boys of Foyle College, Londonderry, served in the RFC, RAF and the Royal Naval Air Service in World War 1. Only one survived.

Local Newspapers and the Great War – 4

Reports from June to August 1918 which are principally of fatalities from the 36th Ulster Division

Queen’s University WW 1 Roll of Honour : Medics D – J

The second part of an amazing record of service. Overview of decorations and bravery awards

Queen’s University in World War 1 – an introduction

The War Memorial. The origin, duties and customs of the Queen’s University Belfast Services Club. The foundation of the University Officers Training Corps. The Book of Remembrance

RAF Centenary – Queensmen who served in WW1

Eighteen men from Queen’s University and the Officer Training Corps served in the Royal Flying Corps and the emergent Royal Air Force. 13 died, 2 of them brothers

Royal Air Force Centenary 1

The Royal Flying Corps; General Jan Smuts’ key role in establishing the Royal Air Force; First RFC squadron in France in WW1 was led by an Armagh officer; NI Roll of Honour, Part 1.