Commemorating eight on these anniversary dates
Category: RN WW2
Nineteen year old Ethel Margaret Hunter was aboard SS Khedive Ismail in February 1944.
Seven men from Northern Ireland lost their lives in HMS Neptune. They were from Belfast, Bangor, Larne, Limavady, Portadown and Cullion in County Tyrone.
Coleraine Inst rowing brothers died on active service – HMS Caroline officer was present at the surrender of the Japanese navy in Tokyo Bay – RAF from NI commemorated on Singapore Memorial
Ballymena Military Policeman had prior skills for seagoing and jungle warfare – Ballyclare brothers in tanks of the Irish Guards in heart-breaking incident at Arnhem – Belfast airman who stayed at large in Belgium after being shot down
Fleet Air Arm pilot from Fermanagh fought with RAF in Battle of Britain – North Antrim Marine five years a POW was RBL stalwart – Carrickfergus and Larne aircrew died together over Burma
– Church bell ringer awarded DSM for his part in naval action – WW2 veteran enabled The Ports to do the double – Armagh man amongst first fatalities of RAF