Tag: POW

January 05 – Roll of Honour

Today’s Roll records one of the greatest war crimes. Signalman David Millar from Stewartstown was executed in 1945 as a Japanese prisoner of war. He had been taken captive in Singapore in 1942. Photo – Wolfhound Major Robert Moore, with wolfhound Brian Boru X,…

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.

June 4 – Ballymena RAF man lost in Wadden Sea in raid on Bremen

His brother also RAF died as POW on Burma-Siam railway

May 30 – Downpatrick air gunner was on first 1,000 bomber raid

Over 30 operations, shot down and became POW. Marched across Germany he was repatriated in 1945