Tag: Portadown

June 02 – Roll of Honour. NI true stories from Jutland

Jutland stories – King George VI and a gunner from Portadown, A Mason’s memento, a survivor who died serving in World War II, and a Naval artist from Belfast. Today’s Roll of Honour. Photo – La Targette War Cemetery

June 01 – Roll of Honour. Three NI officers after Jutland

After Jutland Commander Edward Bingham VC from Bangor, Captain Herbert Meade, DSO from Ballynahinch, and Commodore Frederic Charles Dreyer from Armagh had impressive careers. In 1940 six men die at Dunkirk where daytime evacuations cease due to danger to ships. A second son of… Continue Reading “June 01 – Roll of Honour. Three NI officers after Jutland”

Portadown Desert Rat was POW in Italy and Germany

Sergeant Alexander Liggett served with Royal Tank Regiment. Sergeant. This Desert Rat was taken prisoner of war twice in Italy and Germany.