The Roll of Honour today reflects the battles around Dunkirk in 1940. Among the fallen are men from Coleraine, Dollingstown, … More
May 22. 17 from NI lost in sinking of the Mighty G, HMS Gloucester. Roll of Honour.
Seventeen Naval personnel from throughout NI died in HMS Gloucester when ‘the Fighting G’ was dive-bombed following the German airborne … More
April 29. Sir William Tyrell, British Lion, Army and RAF doctor. Roll of Honour
This is the anniversary of the death in 1968 of Air Marshall William Tyrell who served in both wars as … More
April 25. Northern Ireland’s Anzacs. Roll of Honour.
Six men from NI died on this day in Gallipoli in 1915 – Alexander Martin from Magheragall, Lisburn, was serving … More
April 23. Ypres, Zeebrugge and myriad acts of bravery. Roll of Honour
In today’s Roll of Honour there are representatives from some of the more notable battles of both wars. Ypres in … More
April 21.QUB Professor determines cause of death of Red Baron. Rangoon memorial records hard fought ground for Inniskillings. Roll of Honour
Thomas Sinclair, Professor of Medicine at Queen’s University, Belfast, in April 1918, found himself at the centre of one of … More
April 13. Foundation of RFC. HMS Repulse survivor. Roll of Honour
On this day in 1912, The Royal Flying Corps was founded. By the end of the year it had a … More
April 6. NI men in battles in Tunisia and Burmah. Roll of Honour
Charles Ervine MC died this day in 1916 serving with the Tyneside Irish battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers. He was … More