Tag: 36th (Ulster) Division

July 3 – Unique memorial to 36th (Ulster) Division. Roll of Honour

A unique memorial to the 36th (Ulster) Division which contains records of all Irish servicemen who fell in WW1. The Somme dominates 1916 in Roll of Honour including an Inniskilling Dragoon with the NI Horse and a young officer ex CAI and Magee College….

June 25 – Dunville family service. Roll of Honour

The war service by three members of the Dunville family of Holywood and whisky distillery of Belfast. Five RAF men die on this date in WW2 over Norway, Germany, and UK. Laurence Rentoul from Belmont is lost in armoured reconnaissance in Italy. Photo –…

October 26 – Roll of Honour

OTD in 1918, the Ulster Division is ordered that tonight, they would be relieved from the Frontline. When relieved the War for the Ulster Division would be over, as they will go into the reserve and rest until the armistice. October casualties – Missing…

August 16, 1917 – Messines worse than the Somme – a costly date for the Ulster and Irish Divisions

A year after the Battle of the Somme, the 36th Ulster Division was a changed force. Whilst there was still a significant number of men from the north of Ireland, many had been wounded two or three times but when they returned to their…