After the battle of Jutland, Commander Edward Bingham VC from Bangor, Captain Herbert Meade, DSO from Ballynahinch, and Commodore Frederic … More
May 31 – Battle of Jutland. Bangor VC. Nurse MM. Rolls of Honour
An overview of the Battle of Jutland in 1916 with Rolls of Honour for each ship in which NI men … More
May 24. NI losses in HMS Hood sunk by Bismarck. Roll of Honour.
Petty Officer James Lynch from LImavady and George Shearer from Portrush were among the 14 men from NI lost in … More
April 26. Irish VCs at Gallipopli and France. Gunners in Greece and Egypt WW2. Roll of Honour
This day in 1915, William Cosgrove, an Irishman, won the VC as the Allies land at Gallipoli (Painting) and two … More
April 25. Northern Ireland’s Anzacs. Roll of Honour.
Six men from NI died on this day in Gallipoli in 1915 – Alexander Martin from Magheragall, Lisburn, was serving … More
April 24 – First Belfastman to win VC in WW1 served with Canadians. Roll of Honour
Fred Hall’s parents were married in Belfast where their family was born. Hall had a remarkable career with the army … More
April 19. Remembered at Tyne Cot and Rangoon. Roll of Honour
A newspaper report from 1915 gives an insight into the establishment of a reserve battalion for the Inniskilling Fusiliers. Five … More
April 12. A day of NI gallantry – WW1 VC; WW2 MM, and 2 DSMs. Roll of Honour
For his actions on Messines Ridge on 12 April 1915 Private Morrow of The Royal Irish Fusiliers was awarded the … More