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".

 

September 1939-1945


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  • 1
    ▶1943
    Invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany begins
    ▶1939
  • 2
    Britain and France issue ultimatum to Germany
    ▶1939
    Japan signed surrender aboard USS Missouri
    ▶1945
  • 3
    Britain and France declare war on Germany
    ▶1939
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
    South Africa declares war on Germany
    ▶1939
    British destroyer HMS Puckeridge sunk "by U-617, W Mediterranean"
    ▶1943
  • 7
  • 8
    Siege of Leningrad
    ▶1941
  • 9
    British midget submarine, welman craft No 10 sunk "lost by accident during exercises, Rothesay Bay, N.Zealand"
    ▶1943
  • 10
    ▶1944
    British cruiser HMS Abdiel sunk "by mine in Taranto Bay, S Italy"
    ▶1943
  • 11
    Operation Musketoon
    ▶1942
  • 12
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    Italians invade Egypt
    ▶1940
  • 14
    British cruiser HMS Coventry & destroyer HMS Zulu sunk "dive bombers, E Med"
    ▶1942
    British destroyer HMS Sikh sunk "gunfire, shore batteries, Tobruk, Libya"
    ▶1942
  • 15
    Air raids on London, Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool, Southampton, and Manchester
    ▶1940
    U.S aircraft carrier USS Wasp sunk "Jap sub I-19"
    ▶1942
  • 16
    British midget submarine, X-craft HMS X9 sunk "foundered under tow in N Sea"
    ▶1943
  • 17
    U.S.S.R invades Poland from east
    ▶1939
    Operation Market Garden
    ▶1944
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    Operation Source
    ▶1943
    British corvette HMS Polyanthus sunk "by U-952, N Atlantic"
    ▶1943
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    British midget submarines, X-craft HMS X5,X6 and X7 sunk "in attack on "Tirpitz", Kaa Fiord, Altenfjord, Norway"
    ▶1943
  • 23
    British frigate HMS Itchin sunk "by U-666, N Atlantic"
    ▶1943
  • 24
    British destroyer HMS Somali sunk "in tow, after U-boat torpedo(20th), off Iceland"
    ▶1942
  • 25
    † Lt. Albert M Sinclair, DSO only person killed while attempting to escape Colditz
    ▶1944
  • 26
    British destroyer HMS Veteran sunk "by U-404, N Atlantic"
    ▶1942
  • 27
    Poland surrenders
    ▶1939
    Tripartite Pact is signed by Germany, Italy, and Japan
    ▶1940
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    United States of America ends daylight saving time, called "War Time"
    ▶1945
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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.]