Amongst veterans remembered today is the WRNS officer from Ballycastle who had to resign her commission as she outranked her husband to be. Today is their wedding anniversary. In 1916 Inniskillings battalions were engaged in Belgium and Greece. This is the anniversary of the… Continue Reading “September 10 – Sinking of HMS Abdiel. Ballycastle WRNS gave up rank for marriage. Roll of Honour”
A fascinating account of how two WW1 Inniskillings have a private memorial in France. Remembrance of RAF crew from Norway to Singapore and the Irish Guardsman from Dungannon who was a gunner operator in a Sherman tank.
In 1915 men from throughout NI are hard hit in Gallipoli. They include the C of I minister’s son from Magherafelt and William Neill who worked for the well-known Charley family at Dunmurry. In 1918 the cost of the final push of the war… Continue Reading “August 21 – VJ Inniskillings Battle Honours. Roll of Honour”
The Rangoon Memorial and some Inniskillings remembered there including men from Coleraine and Tobermore. Also a link to an earlier post on The Queen’s University professor of medicine who found himself at the centre of one of the major incidents of WW1, namely the… Continue Reading “April 21 – Roll of Honour, Rangoon Memorial and Inniskillings”