Tag: Portrush

August 17 – Remembering Tony Lovell, Portrush’s decorated air ace

Wing Commander Anthony Desmond Joseph Lovell was a decorated ace who served in the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain and throughout the war. He died on 17/08/1945 only three days after the surrender of Japan.

July 14 – Portrush naval doctor who sailed Atlantic both ways single handed

Portrush born, Joseph Irwin Cunningham, RNVR. Surgeon Lt. Cmdr. MBE (Military), graduated MB BCh from QUB in 1938.