14 men from Northern Ireland were amongst the 436 who died when HMS Repulse was sunk as part of Force Z in the defence of Singapore on 10/12/1941. Others were to die whilst prisoners of war of Japan. Read More
Serving with army medics he solved a major dispute about the death of the famous and deadliest German fighter pilot, Manfred von Richthofen. Read More
Bismarck sank HMS Hood on May 24, 1941. Eleven from Northern Ireland were among the 1412 crew lost Read More
He played rugby for Coleraine Inst, Trinity and Ireland, served in India, and in WW1 in Gallipoli, Egypt, France and Belgium.
Robert Turkington from Lurgan is amongst the foremost fighter pilots in WW2 from Northern Ireland. Read More
38 Wellington bombers were lost in the Waddensea on the Netherlands coast. Men from Northern Ireland were amongst the crews lost. Read More