Tag: November 1

November 1 – NI links to major naval battle off Chile in WW1

The Battle of Coronel was fought on 1st November, 1914. Some 1,418 men were lost in HMS Monmouth and HMS Good Hope, the flagship of Admiral Sir Christoper Craddock. They included 24 from NI remembered at St George’s Cathedral, Falkland Islands

November 1 – Roll of Honour

Six members of the Irish Guards from WW1 are in today’s roll including one who had played cricket for Eton and Oxford and who is on the MCC Roll of Honour. A submariner from Omagh was lost in WW1. Two Ballymena men died on…