Tag: Royal Artillery

June 21 – DCM for Ballymena Gunner, Roll of Honour

A Ballymena Gunner was awarded the DCM in 1916. Henry McGowan from Portstewart died in WW1 serving with RMLI – Royal Marine Light Infantry. In WW2 James McAlister from Bushmills died in a submarine off Newfoundland and Thomas McLaughlin from Coleraine fell in Italy…

June 09 – Tandragee sailor’s six crossings to D Day beaches. Roll of Honour

Remembering Wm Tyrell a 19-year-old WW1 air ace; WW2 – Belfast Gunners at Dunkirk; RUR on D Day +3

March 22 – Roll of Honour

Kaiserschlacht in Photos: An abandoned British camp, and British MkIV Female tank, Somme front March 1918. The WW1 Roll includes men from Belfast, Ballymena, and Derry who were lost when their ship hit a mine and the continuing cost of resisting the 1918 German…

August 18 – Roll of Honour

The Edinburgh Tattoo. In today’s Roll – John Bill the Queen’s medical student who died as an infantry officer at the Battle of Langemarck (Third Ypres) and five RAF aircrew from WW2 are amongst 17 remembered with honour today.