World War 2 : Life stories – 2

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

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World War 2 Life stories – i

Combined services– 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 Read More

Places and Remembrance – WW1 Cullybackey

Combined servicesCullybackey, 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. Read More

Ubique – Ulster Gunners in WW2 – Part 1

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Colonel Jimmy Hughes – Colonel Harry Porter- The wartime service of the 8th (Belfast) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment – Some 8th Belfast Gunners Read More

Lisburn’s service at sea in WW2

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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

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Belfast origin of Remembrance silence

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The Old Contemptibles of Ypres 1914, their Belfast standard bearer, the origin and choosing of the Unknown Warrior Read More

Local Newspapers and the Great War – 7

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Reports from 25th October 1918 to 8th November 1918, during which there were 10 fatalities in the Ulster Division from Letterkenny, Dungannon, Lurgan, Greyabbey, Bushmills, Belfast Read More