The Courageous was sunk in the North Atlantic by the German U-29 on 17 September 1939.
Recalling those from Northern Ireland who served the cause of freedom and democracy.
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Belfast officer served on this highjacked undercover ship organised by a Corsican
Lea Dickey DSC and two Bars downed a Zeppelin and sunk a U boat in WW1.
The first major project to be completed by Remembrance Ni was to produce the first ever Roll of Honour of those from Northern Ireland who served in the Royal Navy and its related forces in World War 1.
John Alexander Sinton was the first Queen’s College graduate, and the first North Irish medic, to be awarded the Victoria Cross. He later served as Pro-Chancellor of the University and Honorary Colonel of the University’s Officers’ Training Corps.
Of the names on Queen’s University War Memorial for the First World War only one is that of a woman. She was a doctor.The medical trail blazer was Isobel Addey Tate.
Squadron Leader Tom Long flew Mosquitos with the Pathfinder Force in WW2 and attacked Berlin on 25 occasions resulting in the award of a DFC and bar.