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
Recalling those from Northern Ireland who served the cause of freedom and democracy.
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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
Cullybackey, a County Antrim village, and the townlands around it, (Craigs, Hillmount and Harperstown, a sub-section of Hillmount), highlight the type of commitment made in the First World War.
Colonel Jimmy Hughes – Colonel Harry Porter- The wartime service of the 8th (Belfast) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment – Some 8th Belfast Gunners
Amazing accounts of five who served and a roll of honour of those from the area who served in the Royal Navy, WRNS and Royal Marines
The Old Contemptibles of Ypres 1914, their Belfast standard bearer, the origin and choosing of the Unknown Warrior