Tag: RUR

July 21 – Roll of Honour

Memorial to those who fought at Guillemont and Ginchy and to all Irishmen who gave their lives in WW1. The records of seven who died on this day – three of the RUR in Normandy.

July 20 – Roll of Honour

12 named on the anniversary of their death in service – A RM who re-engaged for WW1. Five RN including 1 submariner from Ballynure and 3 in HMS Isis. Three infantrymen who remain after battle in Calvados cemetery. Photo – Waggon Road Cemetery contains…

July 11 – Roll of Honour

Remembering the commencement of the Battle of Britain

June 19 – Roll of Honour

CWGC Poperinge New Military Cemetery. Remembering those who died on this day.

June 18 – Northern Ireland at D Day

12. Two of the NI Padres in Normandy – The Reverend James McMurray-Taylor served with the RUR (6th Airborne Division) and The Reverend James Douglas died serving with The Wiltshire Regiment

June 17 – Northern Ireland at D Day.

11. From Rifleman to RSM of RUR via Ranville, the Ardennes and Korea

June 10 – Northern Ireland at D Day

5. – The fifth in a series about NI people on D Day. William James “Billy” Moore served with 2nd Battalion of the Royal Ulster Rifles, landing on Sword Beach on 6th June 1944 after enlisting at the age of 18.