9th March

Remembering wartime events and paying tribute to the fallen from Northern Ireland including a pair of Co. Antrim men who died in Tunisia on 9th March 1943.

Balmoral Tigers v Thornton Wasps at King’s Hall, Belfast, Co. Antrim

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7th March 2019

The King's Hall, Belfast, Co. Antrim "home" team Balmoral Tigers defeated Thornton Wasps 7-2 in the Northern Ireland Ice Hockey League on 9th March 1940.

Remembering the Fallen

Robert James Currie

Trooper | 7903319

Trooper Robert James Currie of Monkstown, Co. Antrim died on 9th March 1943 while serving in North Africa with the North Irish Horse, Royal Armoured Corps.

Norman Hewitt

Sergeant | 7897725

Sergeant Norman Hewitt served in C Squadron of the North Irish Horse. He died on or before 10th March 1943 during his unit's time in Tunisia, North Africa.

Barney Hurwitz

Civilian | Belfast Jewish Community

President of the Belfast Hebrew Congregation Barney Hurwitz was instrumental in saving many lives during World War Two by establishing a refugee settlement.

Henry Hutchison

Lance Corporal | 7902402

Lance Corporal Henry Hutchison of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 9th March 1943 while serving in North Africa with the North Irish Horse, Royal Armoured Corps.

Leon Maton

Private

Private Leon Maton served with 1st Battalion, 2nd (Yser) Infantry Brigade of the Belgian Army. Maton died in Belfast on 9th March 1945 of meningitis.

James Traynor

Gunner | 1524019

Gunner James Traynor from Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 9th March 1942 while he was serving with 226th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment in the Royal Artillery.