This Month's Honour Roll, History & Events


commemorates those members of my family tree who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, "Their Name Liveth For Evermore".

 

December 1939-1945


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    British destroyer HMS Quentin sunk "by aircraft torpedo, W Mediterranean"
    ▶1942
  • 3
    British escort destroyer HMS Penylan sunk "by E-boat torpedo, English Channel"
    ▶1942
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    British frigate HMS Bullen sunk "by U-775, NW, Strathy Point, Scotland"
    ▶1944
  • 7
    Japan launches an attack on Pearl Harbor
    ▶1941
    British corvette HMS Windflower sunk "by collision in fog, W Atlantic"
    ▶1941
  • 8
    United States declare war on Japan
    ▶1941
  • 9
    ▶1941
    Operation Compass
    ▶1940
  • 10
    British battlecruiser HMS Repulse & British battleship HMS Prince of Wales sunk "Japanese torpedo-aircraft, E-coast of Malaya"
    ▶1941
  • 11
    British escort destroyer HMS Blean sunk "by U-443, NW of Oran, Algeria"
    ▶1942
  • 12
    British HMS Duchess sinks "collision HMS Barham, W of Scot"
    ▶1939
    British HMS Holcombe & HMS Tyndale sunk "U-593, W Med"
    ▶1943
  • 13
    A British naval squadron attacks the Admiral Graf Spee
    ▶1939
  • 14
    British HMS Galatea sunk "by U-557, off Alexandria"
    ▶1941
    British HMS Aldenham sunk "by mine, NE Adriatic"
    ▶1944
  • 15
    Channel Island Alderney celebrates "Homecoming Day"
    ▶1945
  • 16
    British destroyer HMS Firedrake sunk "by U-211, N Atlantic"
    ▶1942
  • 17
    Admiral Graf Spee scuttled by its crew outside Montevideo
    ▶1939
    British destroyer HMS Acheron sunk "by mine off Isle of Wight, S England"
    ▶1940
  • 18
    Japan invades Hong Kong
    ▶1941
    British destroyer HMS Partridge sunk "by U-565, W Mediterranean"
    ▶1942
  • 19
    British HMS Stanley sunk "ex USS McCalla by U-574, N Atlantic"
    ▶1941
    British HMS Neptune sunk "by mine off Tripoli, Libya"
    ▶1941
  • 20
    Assassination plot against Hitler fails, "Nuremberg"
    ▶1936
  • 21
    British escort carrier HMS Audacity sunk "by U-751, N Atlantic"
    ▶1941
  • 22
    British destroyer HMS Hyperion sunk "by mine off Pantellaria, SW of Sicily"
    ▶1940
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    British HMS Hurricane sunk "by U-415, N Atlantic"
    ▶1943
    British HMS Salvia sunk "by U-568, off Egypt"
    ▶1941
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    German battleship Scharnhorst sunk
    ▶1943
    George S.Patton relieve besieged defenders of Bastogne, Belgium
    ▶1944
  • 27
    Operation Archery & Anklet
    ▶1941
  • 28
    British steam tug HMS St.Issey sunk "by U-617"
    ▶1942
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    British HMS Achates sunk "Barents, Arctic"
    ▶1942
    Cessation of hostilities World War II, twelve o clock noon
    ▶1946
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Legend:

Poppy calendar - Lest We Forget - Copyright © 2016 Graeme Watson. Indicates person's from my family tree, who were Killed in Action.

† Indicates a person of note, who was Killed in Action or Died.


[The information contained in this calendar is for general information purposes only.]