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War and Whiskey: Ulster at War 1939-1945


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.

Map showing Ward Park, Bangor, Co. Down

Ward Park, Bangor, Co. Down

Bangor, Co. Down

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.

Map showing Waringfield Military Hospital, Moira, Co. Down

Waringfield Military Hospital, Moira, Co. Down

Waringfield, Moira, Co. Down

Waringfield Military Hospital in Moira, Co. Down treated many British, American, and Belgian soldiers during World War Two as well as Prisoners of War.

William Bell

William Bell

Sergeant | 624554

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.

William Herbert Hunter

Captain | 224892

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.

William James Lyons

Able Seaman

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.

William John Hurst


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.

William John McCarroll

Flight Lieutenant | 103019

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.

William Mahood

Chief Petty Officer | D/214442

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.