Tag: UVF

January 13 – Roll of Honour

The Roll includes three Inniskillings who die in the first attack on Two Tree Hill in Tunisia in WW2 and an RM Commando who died from wounds. This day 107 years ago – 13 January 1913 – the Ulster Volunteer Force was established, with…

July 6 – Roll of Honour

BrockwoodWar Cemetery is the only CWGC cemetery in the UK. Records here of six from Northern Ireland who died in service on this date. One is recorded on the Menim Gate, others are named on the Rangoon and Runnymeade memorials and two who died…

July 6 – Stories of the Somme – UVF officer from Tipperary had Newcastle and Belfast links

Charles Owen Slacke is remembered on the War Memorial in Newcastle and on memorials in Malone Golf Club and Newcastle Parish Church. He was killed at Thiepval on 1 July 1916