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".

 

January 1939-1945


  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 30
  • 31
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
    Operation Cornflakes
    ▶1945
  • 6
  • 7
    British frigate HMS Tweed sunk "by U-305, N Atlantic"
    ▶1944
  • 8
  • 9
    Avro Lancaster designed by Roy Chadwick, first flight
    ▶1941
    British destroyer HMS Vimiera sunk "by mine, Thames Estuary"
    ▶1942
  • 10
  • 11
    British cruiser HMS Southampton C83 sunk "by dive bombers, E of Malta, later torpedoed by HMS Gloucester and HMS Orion"
    ▶1941
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
    Soviet destroyer Deyatelny sunk "ex USS Herndon, ex HMS Churchill, by U-286, Arctic"
    ▶1941
  • 17
    British destroyer HMS Gurkha sunk "ex Larne by U-133, E Mediterranean"
    ▶1942
    Battle of Monte Cassino
    ▶1944
  • 18
  • 19
    British destroyer HMS Grenville sunk "by mine, N Sea"
    ▶1940
  • 20
    British destroyer HMS Gallant "damaged by mine and taken in tow. Later bombed and sunk in Malta Harbour"
    ▶1941
  • 21
    British destroyer HMS Exmouth sunk "by U-22, Moray Firth"
    ▶1940
    British destroyer HMS Greyhound sunk "by aircraft, battle of Crete"
    ▶1941
  • 22
    British steam merchant S.S Caledonion Monarch sunk "46 dead - no survivors"
    ▶1942
  • 23
    British capture Tripoli, Libya
    ▶1943
    British destroyer HMS Janus sunk "by aircraft torpedo off Anzio, W Italy"
    ▶1944
  • 24
    German Arthur Scherbius, applied for a patent for the enigma machine
    ▶1928
  • 25
    Thailand declares war on the U.S. and U.K.
    ▶1942
    British minelaying HMS Corncrake sunk "foundered, N-Atlantic"
    ▶1943
  • 26
    Germany-Poland sign 10 year Non-Aggression Pact
    ▶1934
    American Lt.Audie Murphy wounded
    ▶1945
  • 27
    British HMS Thanet sunk "Jap surface craft, off Malaya"
    ▶1942
    Liberated Auschwitz, 2017, 71st anniversary
    ▶1945
  • 28
  • 29
    British cruiser HMS Spartan sunk "by aircraft, glider-bomb Henschel Hs 293, off Anzio, W Italy"
    ▶1944
  • 30
    Adolf Hitler is appointed Chancellor of Germany by President Paul von Hindenburg
    ▶1933
    British corvette HMS Samphire sunk "by Italian submarine Platino, W Mediterranean"
    ▶1943
  • 31
    British destroyer HMS Belmont sunk "ex USS Satterlee by U-82, W Atlantic"
    ▶1942
  • 1
  • 2

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.]