Belfast Streets with a Military Connection
Battle of the Alma River, 20th September 1854, during the Crimean War.
Battle of Aughrim, fought in Galway on 12th July 1691.
Battle of Balaclava, part of the siege of Sevastopol, 25th October 1854.
Battle of the Boyne fought on 1st July 1690, on the banks of the River Boyne, near Drogheda.
James Caulfield, 1st Earl of Charlemont, Commander-in-Chief of the Irish Volunteers in the 1780’s.
Crimean War October 1853 to February 1856, between the allied armies of France, Britain and the Ottoman Empire against Russia.
The Fashoda Incident, an imperial territorial dispute between France and Britain in 1898 over land in East Africa.
Sir Henry Bartle Frere, British colonial administrator and Governor of Bombay.
Sir Henry Havelock, British general famous for the recapture of Cawnpore during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Battle of Inkerman fought on 5th November 1854, during the Crimean War.
Battle of Magdala, fought between British and Abyssinian Forces, April 1868.
James Graham, Ist Marquess of Montrose. He fought for Charles I in the
English Civil War and in the Scottish Civil War, on the side of the king.
Sir Robert Cornelis Napier, British General who fought during the 1st and 2nd Anglo-Sikh Wars and at the Battle of Magdala.
Nelson Street Admiral Lord Nelson of the British Royal Navy, famous for his naval victories and who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
Sir James Outram, British army officer, who fought in the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Fitzroy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, commander of the British troops sent to the Crimean War in 1854.
Varna, a town in Bulgaria, was used as the headquarters of the French and British troops during the Crimean War.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Commander of the British army during the Napoleonic Wars.
Prince Frederick, Duke of York, second son of George III and general during the Napoleonic Wars.
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