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".

 

May 1939-1945


  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 1
    British HMS Jersey sunk "by mine in entrance to Grand Harbour, Malta"
    ▶1941
    British HMS Exeter sunk "in action with Japanese surface craft, Java Seas"
    ▶1942
  • 2
    British HMS Edinburgh sunk "destroyer, torpedoes, Barents Sea, Arctic"
    ▶1942
    German troops in Italy surrender
    ▶1945
  • 3
    British HMS Afidi sunk "aircraft bombs, off Norway"
    ▶1940
    Battle of the Coral Sea
    ▶1942
  • 4
  • 5
    British corvette HMS Auricula sunk "mined Courrier Bay, Madagascar"
    ▶1942
  • 6
  • 7
    Germany surrenders at Eisenhowers HQ Rhemims, France at 2:41 a.m
    ▶1945
  • 8
    U.S aircraft carrier USS Lexington sunk "Battle of the Coral Sea, by carrier-based aircraft bombs and torpedoes"
    ▶1942
    Victory in Europe Day, 2017, 71st anniversary
    ▶1945
  • 9
    British HMS Afidi sunk "aircraft bombs, off Norway"
    ▶1940
    Battle of the Coral Sea
    ▶1942
  • 10
    British HMS Afidi sunk "aircraft bombs, off Norway"
    ▶1940
  • 11
    British destroyer HMS Lively sunk "by aircraft, E Mediterranean"
    ▶1942
  • 12
    British destroyer HMS Jackal sunk "by aircraft, E Mediterranean"
    ▶1942
  • 13
  • 14
    Operation Pointblank planned, the allied combined bomber offensive
    ▶1943
  • 15
    Holland surrenders to the Nazis
    ▶1940
    British destroyer HMS Valentine sunk "bombed, grounded and abandoned in River Scheldt, Belgium"
    ▶1940
  • 16
    U.S. 1st Armored Division arrives in N/Ireland
    ▶1942
  • 17
  • 18
    British cruiser HMS Effingham sunk "struck submerged rock and wrecked, Vestfiord, Norway"
    ▶1940
    Battle of Monte Cassino ends
    ▶1944
  • 19
    British HMS Whitley sunk "damaged by bombs, beached between Nieuport and Ostend, Belgium"
    ▶1940
    British HMS Princess Victoria sunk "mined, entrance to R Humber, E England"
    ▶1940
  • 20
  • 21
    ▶1940
    British destroyer HMS Juno sunk "by aircraft bombs during battle of Crete"
    ▶1941
  • 22
    Nazis sign "Pact of Steel" with Italy
    ▶1939
    Operation Chattanooga Choo-Choo is launched
    ▶1944
  • 23
    British K-class destroyer HMS Kelly sunk on board Lord Mountbatten
    ▶1941
    British destroyer HMS Kashmir sunk "by aircraft bombs during battle of Crete"
    ▶1941
  • 24
    Operation Alphabet
    ▶1940
    British battlecruiser HMS Hood sunk "in action with Bismarck, N Atlantic"
    ▶1941
  • 25
  • 26
    Dunkirk evacuation operation Dynamo
    ▶1940
    British HMS Curlew sunk "by aircraft bombs, off Ofotfiord, Norway"
    ▶1940
  • 27
    German battleship Bismarck sunk
    ▶1941
    2nd Bn, Ryl Norfolk Reg, 97 massacred Le Paradis, France "by Waffen-SS"
    ▶1940
  • 28
    Belgium surrenders to the Nazis
    ▶1940
    2nd Bn, Ryl Warwickshire Reg, 4th Bn Cheshire Reg, Ryl Arty & French soldiers, 80 massacred Wormhoudt, France "by Waffen-SS"
    ▶1940
  • 29
    British HMS Grafton sunk "by E-boat torpedo off Dunkirk, France" - 1940
    ▶1940
    British HMS Hereward sunk "by aircraft bombs, off Crete"
    ▶1941
  • 30
    Operation Millennium
    ▶1942
  • 31
    Germans conquer Crete
    ▶1941
  • 1

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.]