Twenty-seven NI men named in today’s Roll fought and fell in the rearguard action to Dunkirk in 1940. As the … More
May 24. NI losses in HMS Hood sunk by Bismarck. Roll of Honour.
Petty Officer James Lynch from LImavady and George Shearer from Portrush were among the 14 men from NI lost in … More
May 21. Bangor brothers costly RAFVR service. Roll of Honour.
Geoffrey and Eric Bowman from Bangor were both lost flying with RAFVR in WW2. In 1941 William O’Neill from Limavady … More
May 3. Limavady’s ‘Happy Amateur’ was outstanding Commando. Roll of Honour
On 3rd May 1915, Lt. Col. John McCrae, a Canadian medical officer, penned his now-famous poem, “In Flanders Fields”. Today’s … More
March 27. Last day of 36th Ulster Division. WW2 Naval airman cheats death. Roll of Honour
In 1943 aircraft carrier HMS Dasher (photo) caught fire and exploded. It was the Roya Navy’s second largest catastrophe in … More
February 28/29. Limavady-based Belfast men in aircraft crash. Roll of Honour
Remembered today are James McAllister a naval doctor from Islandmagee and QUB who was awarded a DSO for his service … More
February 4. Bushmills aircrew’s Squadron link with Limavady. Roll of Honour
On this day in 1945, British Commandos were engaged in a 24 hour hand-to-hand battle for Hill 170, Kangaw, Burma. … More
January 5. Newspaper reports from 1915. Bushmills VC welcome. Roll of Honour
Read from the Belfast Newsletter on this day in 1915. It carried excerpts from a letter from Driver Fred Thomas, … More