Tag: RBAI

June 20 – Buchanans, Tyrells – Brothers in arms. Roll of Honour

Brothers in arms – Buchanans of Derry; Tyrrells of Belfast. Three were to die in WW1. William Houston of Ballynure was lost in HM Submarine Umpire nine days after her commissioning in WW2. William Delaney from Ballycarry served with the New Zealand Army. Photo…

June 16 – Future lawyer and policeman on D-Day. Roll of Honour

Tom King became President of the Law Society. James Stewart gave 30 years of police service. Both were in RN on D Day. From the WW1 Roll – Edward Harvey of Royal Flying Corps is remembered in Derry. Veteran Andrew Logan from Portstewart fought…

July 11 – Battle of Britain – Pilots from RBAI

  Of the 2917 pilots who were awarded the Battle of Britain clasp for having flown at least one authorised sortie with an eligible unit of RAF Fighter Command during the relevant period 10 July to 31 October 1940, at least 25 were from…