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July 29 – Lurgan may claim NI’s most decorated fighter ace of WW2. Roll of Honour

Robert Turkington from Lurgan is amongst the foremost fighter pilots in WW2 from Northern Ireland. On this day in 1921 Hitler is elected leader of an obscure political party in Austria. In 1924 One of three Royal Naval Memorials was dedicated at Plymouth Hoe.… Continue Reading “July 29 – Lurgan may claim NI’s most decorated fighter ace of WW2. Roll of Honour”

Lurgan may claim NI’s most decorated fighter ace of WW2

Robert Turkington from Lurgan is amongst the foremost fighter pilots in WW2 from Northern Ireland.

June 9 – Northern Ireland at D Day

4. – The fourth in a series about NI people on D Day. Richard Keegan from Lurgan served with 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles who were addressed by General Sir Bernard Montgomery from the bonnet of a jeep, after carrying out an inspection of… Continue Reading “June 9 – Northern Ireland at D Day”