Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim is a large metropolitan area to the north of Belfast, often considered a suburb of Northern Ireland's capital.
Although Newtownabbey did not exist during the Second World War, the area saw use by the British Army, the Royal Air Force, and other services. On 1st April 1958, the area of Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim came into being incorporating the 7 villages of Carnmoney, Glengormley, Jordanstown, Monkstown, Whiteabbey, Whitehouse, and Whitewell.
Places of Interest
The following places will be of interest to anyone wishing to explore more of the area's Second World War heritage.