First Victoria Cross won 1854, German navy scuttles fleet at Scapa Flow 1919, resistance on Okinawa ends 1945… and more
The London Gazette of June 21, 1916, recorded that Bombardier Joseph Francey of Ballymena had been awarded the DCM.
Belfast-born Lance-Corporal Hugh McNeill, of the Royal Marines Light Infantry, perished when his ship was torpedoed by a First World War U-Boat. He served during the Boxer Rebellion in China, the defence of Antwerp and with the RNAS Armoured Car Division. His service is…
Today’s Roll includes three submariners from NI lost in HM Submarine P 514 in WW2. Photo above – CWGC Jerusalem War Cemetery, Mount Scopos.