Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/6/2006

Book of Honour for the Great War dead

A Belfast Book of Honour is being prepared to commemorate the servicemen and women from the city and surrounding area who died during the First World War.

It is being compiled by Derek Smyth a former teacher and historian, under the direction of a committee chaired by the former head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Sir Kenneth Bloomfield. The vice-chairmen and patrons are two leading church figures – the Dean of Belfast Dr Houston McKelvey and Msgr Tom Toner of St Patrick’s Cathedral in west Belfast.for more click here

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