On this day: The first day of evacuations from Dunkirk in 1940. The sinking of the Bismarck in 1941. Two ships lost in 1915 – one off Gallipoli and one in the Medway, Kent, when armaments exploded. Men from NI involved in each action… Continue Reading “May 27 – Roll of Honour. Dunkirk evacuations day one”
Alex Miller from Portstewart survived the sinking of HMS Majestic in the Dardanelles. Before the War, he was a pilot of Coleraine Harbour Company. He was drowned off Portstewart on 6 January 1923 while working as a pilot. Named on Parish War Memorial.