Two people from Northern Ireland were drowned when a hospital ship returning to Le Havre, France, to pick up wounded servicemen in WW1 struck a German mine and sank in less than ten minutes.
The major NI loss on this day was in HMS Hunter which grounded in an attack in the first Battle of Narvik in WW2. See account below. Etaples Military Cemetery south of Boulogne in France is frequently mentioned in records. There was a major… Continue Reading “April 10 – Roll of Honour”