Becklingen War Cemetery was chosen for its position on a hillside overlooking Luneburg Heath, where, on 4 May 1945, Field-Marshal Montgomery accepted the German surrender from Admiral Doenitz. Most of those buried here died during the last two months of the war. The war graves of the fallen remembered today are in England, Belgium, Gallipoli, Hong Kong, and Malta.
John Lynn from Coalisland was one of four brothers who died, three in WW1. We remember them and seven others from NI who died on this date. Continue reading
Vimy Ridge Canadian Memorial.
William Lynn from Coalisland was one of four brothers who died in WW1. He is among nine men from N Ireland, who died on this day in the World Wars Continue reading