Tag: 26 November

November 26 – HMS BULWARK

The dangerous potential of men, mines, and munitions – Without a shot being fired, the mixture of men, mines and munitions is always a potential for danger. This was proved on the morning of Thursday, November 26th, 1914, when HMS Bulwark (photo above), moored… Continue Reading “November 26 – HMS BULWARK”

November 26 – Roll of Honour

The Veteran recalled today is one of the most famous men in Irish medicine. Sir William Thompson was Professor of Medicine at QUB for 27 years. In WW1 he served with the RAMC and in particular with fellow Belfast man Colonel (later Sir) Almroth… Continue Reading “November 26 – Roll of Honour”