By Scott Edgar
30th August 2019
Ulster at War 1939-1945 is the theme of our first War and Whiskey evening. Join us and NI War Memorial Museum's Jenny Haslett in The Garrick, Belfast.
Ward Park is a beautiful people's park popular with locals and tourists alike. Visitors with a keen eye will notice a few reminders of wartime Bangor there.
Waringfield Military Hospital in Moira, Co. Down treated many British, American, and Belgian soldiers during World War Two as well as Prisoners of War.
Sergeant William Bell of Doagh, Co. Antrim served in Bomber Command with RAF 44 Squadron when he died on a raid over Krefeld, Germany on 6th September 1940.
Captain William Herbert Hunter was an employee of the Northern Bank in Belfast, Co. Antrim before rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal Ulster Rifles.
Able Seaman William James Lyons served in the Royal Navy from 1914-1918. He died while serving with the Merchant Navy on SS Balmore on 12th November 1940.
Sub-Lieutenant William John Hurst of Sydenham, Belfast, Co. Down died on 13th November 1940 when a bomb tore through HMS Decoy docked in Alexandria, Egypt.
Flight Lieutenant William John McCarroll served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during World War Two and was killed flying off the coast of Italy.
Chief Petty Officer William Mahood of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 3rd September 1944 aged 60 years old. He served at HMS Raleigh at Torpoint, Plymouth.