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June 19 – Belfast RAF man spent year with Belgian underground. Roll of Honour

After crash landing, Belfast RAF man stayed from May 44 until liberation with Belgian underground. In 1944 two from North Irish Horse die in Assisi, Italy, and five RUR die in Normany. Officer’s tribute to Jimmy McBride, eleven years service with RUR. Photo –… Continue Reading “June 19 – Belfast RAF man spent year with Belgian underground. Roll of Honour”

July 12 – Belfast first with silence of Remembrance

In 1916 a decision was made by the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland to cancel the annual 12th July celebrations.