James Albert Edward Hamilton, 3rd Duke of Abercorn

The Duke of Abercorn held the role of Governor of Northern Ireland from 1922 until the end of the Second World War. He had served in the military as a young man

Duke of Abercorn (Governor of Northern Ireland)

James Albert Edward Hamilton

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Welcoming the Americans

On 26th January 1942, the Duke of Abercorn (Governor of Northern Ireland) led the welcome to Ulster as the first elements of the United States Army stepped ashore.

Battle of Britain Commemoration

On 26th September 1943, the Duke of Abercorn was among the platform party of dignitaries gathered at City Hall, Belfast to commemorate the Battle of Britain.

1. Mrs. Sinclair 2. Mr. John Edmund Warnock 3. Unknown 4. Duchess of Abercorn 5. Major General Russell P. Hartle 6. Duke of Abercorn (Governor of Northern Ireland) 7. Mrs. Archeson 8. Major General Vivian Henry Bruce Majendie 9. Mr. Douglas.

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