Unique memorial in Belfast Cathedral to 36th Ulster Division

The Irish War Memorial Records; The Victoria Cross record of the 36th (Ulster) Division; The memorial to Edmund De Wind VC; The 36th (Ulster) Division record; Instonians killed in action on the first day of the Somme. Read More

NI Naval air ace’s lead role in sinking three battleships In WW2

RN CrestjpgThe exploits of Michael Torrens-Spence DSO DSC DFC, and an Honour Roll of Fleet Air Arm personnel from NI. Read More

RAF Centenary – Queensmen who served in WW1


Eighteen men from Queen’s University and the Officer Training Corps served in the Royal Flying Corps and the emergent Royal Air Force. 13 died, 2 of them brothers Read More

The Live Bait Squadron

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This was the nickname of a small force of old armoured cruisers in the North Sea. Men from Ni were lost in Aboukir, Cressey and Hogue on September 22, 1914. Read More

First World War Nurses.


WW1 Nurses war memorial relocated in Belfast Cathedral from Dublin garrison church, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, The nurses of the UVF Read More

Royal Air Force Centenary 1


The Royal Flying Corps; General Jan Smuts’ key role in establishing the Royal Air Force; First RFC squadron in France in WW1 was led by an Armagh officer; NI Roll of Honour, Part 1. Read More

Northern Ireland’s First World War submariners

RN CrestjpgThe first and last losses and Roll of those on Eternal Patrol. Read More

The first major naval loss of WW2 to impact on Northern Ireland

The Courageous was sunk in the North Atlantic by the German U-29 on 17 September 1939.

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