Tag: Newtownards

June 19 – Belfast RAF man spent year with Belgian underground. Roll of Honour

After crash landing, Belfast RAF man stayed from May 44 until liberation with Belgian underground. In 1944 two from North Irish Horse die in Assisi, Italy, and five RUR die in Normany. Officer’s tribute to Jimmy McBride, eleven years service with RUR. Photo –…

June 11 – Northern Ireland at D Day

5 – The fifth in a series about NI people on D Day. John Cumming from Newtownards was in HMS Sumatra (above) which was scuttled to protect an artificial Mulberry Harbour