Newspaper reports. RH and events On this day
NI horse photo. Belfast woman with seven sons serving in WW1. Every day is a remembrance day.
Ireland’s Call : Sporting Heroes Who Fell in The Great War – On this day NI submariners perished in ’The Battle of May’ in WW1 – RAF Squadron 103’s NI aircrew
The Old Contemptibles of Ypres 1914, their Belfast standard bearer, the origin and choosing of the Unknown Warrior
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.
In the biggest loss of life in the Irish sea ten servicemen from NI perished including a leading naval inventor from near Dungannon.
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.