Advoyle Train Ambush - 24 Jun 1921

A troop train with 113 men of the 10th Hussars and 104 horses under the command of Capt Lord W Montague Douglas Scott MC. They had been part of the Royal Escort in the Kings trip to Belfast, and were returning to their barracks in Belfast

There were 2 awards for gallantry at the scene of the crash

Squadron Ser Major Farrant award BEM

And Farrier Staff Sgt Cox


British Soldiers killed in Ireland