Tag: Japanese POW

December 24 – Roll of Honour

In today’s Roll – Ruth Dickson from Moy who was a nursing sister in Singapore. She survived a ship sinking and died as a prisoner of war on Christmas Eve in 1944. Photo – European war cemetery in winter.

August 26 – Roll of Honour

Red Arrows over New York – On this day two who fell in WW1 had served in the South African campaign. Four infanteers died in the same battle. In WW2, three Gunners died in Egypt and a naval pilot from Bangor was freed from… Continue Reading “August 26 – Roll of Honour”

August 5 – Roll of Honour

The war graves of two who fell on this day are in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy. They are from the Royal Ulster Rifles and Royal Irish Fusiliers. We also remember today a Dungannon man serving with the Canadian Regiment, an RAF Japanese POW… Continue Reading “August 5 – Roll of Honour”

June 10 – Roll of Honour