February 26 – North Irish were Japanese prisoners of war

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February 24 & 25 -In remembrance

Five Belfast men lost escorting largest convoy to Murmansk on February 25, 1944. Roll of Honour. Read More

February 23 – Greenisland and Larne airmen lost in Liberator over Burmah

On this day Kenneth Williams, Royal Engineer and later famous actor was born, and Iwo Jima was re-taken. Roll of Honour. Read More

February 22 – Sailors in the WW1 trenches

Belfast Marine who served in Dardanelles died on the Somme this day. Roll of Honour. On this day.rnd-1914-belgium

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February 21 – Brothers in arms

The MacDermotts of Belmont, The Buchanans of Derry. Roll of Honour. On this day.

 

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February 20 – On this day

Lisburn becomes a WW1 French town. In WW2 – losses in HMS Warwick and of a RAF pilot from Whitehead, as Irish Brigade now under Pat Scott fight tough in Italy.

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Coleraine rowing brothers died in WW2 – February 19

Coleraine Inst’s Memorial pavilion. Roll of Honour and events on these daysAlanCampellOlympic

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Anzio sinking – February 17 & 18

Ulster sailors killed at Anzio in Belfast-built Penelope, Roll of Honour and events on these daysGurkhas Read More