Tag: Bomber Command

September 6 – Roll of Honour

By the age of 22 a young Belfast RAF officer educated at Methody and Queen’s had been decorated three times for his service with Bomber Command. This is the anniversary of his death over Germany. Six of the twelve on today’s roll are infanteers…

Armagh air crewman amongst first fatalities of RAF in WW2

RAF crest and eagle above the gateway portico and the Per Ardua ad Astra Star above the central tower at the Air Forces Memorial, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey – a memorial dedicated to some 20,456 men and women from air forces of the British Empire…

July 29 – Roll of Honour

St Sever Cemetery in Rouen.

July 7 – On this day

The major events on this day

May 30 – Downpatrick air gunner was on first 1,000 bomber raid

Over 30 operations, shot down and became POW. Marched across Germany he was repatriated in 1945

May 31 – On this day

The major events on this day