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".

 

October 1939-1945


  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 30
  • 1
    Germany invades Czechoslavakia, Sudetenland
    ▶1938
  • 2
    British cruiser HMS Curacoa sunk "lost in collision, NW Approaches"
    ▶1942
    Operation Backfire
    ▶1945
  • 3
    British midget submarine, X-craft HMS X10 sunk "scuttled in N Sea"
    ▶1943
  • 4
  • 5
    Assassination plot against Hitler fails, "Warsaw"
    ▶1939
  • 6
    ▶1943
    British corvette HMS Godetia sunk "collision off N.Ireland"
    ▶1940
  • 7
    German troops enter Romania
    ▶1940
  • 8
    Polish destroyer HMS Orkan sunk "ex HMS Myrmidon by U-378, N Atlantic"
    ▶1943
  • 9
    British destroyer HMS Panther sunk "by aircraft bombs, Scarpanto Strait, Dodecanese"
    ▶1943
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
    Italy declares war on Germany
    ▶1943
  • 14
    ▶1942
    British battleship HMS Royal Oak sunk "by U-47, Scapa Flow, Orkneys"
    ▶1939
  • 15
    Captain Patrick R Reid, escapes from Colditz Castle
    ▶1942
  • 16
    First air attack Great Britain, Firth of Forth, Scotland
    ▶1939
  • 17
  • 18
    British destroyer HMS Broadwater sunk "ex USS Mason by U-101, N Atlantic"
    ▶1941
  • 19
    British destroyer HMS Venetia sunk "by mine, Thames, SE England"
    ▶1940
    3 British POW"s escape from Stalag Luft III, The Wooden Horse
    ▶1943
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
    ▶1942
    British escort destroyer HMS Hurworth sunk "by mine, W. Med"
    ▶1943
  • 23
    British escort destroyer HMS Limbourne sunk "by own forces after damage by E-boat torpedoes, English Channel"
    ▶1943
  • 24
    British destroyer HMS Eclipse sunk "by mine off Kalimno, Dodecanese"
    ▶1943
    U.S carrier USS Princeton sunk "Battle of Leyte Gulf"
    ▶1944
  • 25
    ▶1942
    British cruiser HMS Latona sunk "by aircraft, E. Med"
    ▶1941
  • 26
    U.S carrier USS Hornet sunk "Battle of the Santa Cruz"
    ▶1942
    Norwegian corvette HMS Rose sunk "collision, W Atlantic"
    ▶1944
  • 27
    British destroyer HMS Cossack sunk "foundered after being torpedoed by U-563, W of Gibraltar"
    ▶1941
  • 28
    Italy invades Greece
    ▶1940
  • 29

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.]