Tag: Narvik

June 08 – HMS Glorious lost in airstrikes off Narvik. Roll of Honour

Men from NI were in HMS Glorious sunk by gunfire off Narvik. Photo – The graves of several Royal Ulster Riflemen from conflict after D Day are in War Cemetery at Bayeux, Normandy.

May 28 – Roll of Honour. Dunkirk evacuations day 2

Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery near Dunkirk was created after WW1. Two further plots of 138 burials were added to the cemetery in WW2 all dating from May and June 1940. Most of today’s Roll is of men who took part in that costly… Continue Reading “May 28 – Roll of Honour. Dunkirk evacuations day 2”

April 10 – Roll of Honour

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”

April 10 – Carrickfergus survivor of first battle of Narvik

Nurses lost in WW1 hospital ship. Bataan death march. RH & OTD