Frank Thornely – The man in the painting

Name of soldier : Frank Thornely Descendent : Lucinda Thornely In a famous painting, which now hangs in City Hall in Belfast, Frank Thornely is depicted, with his arm raised, leading the charge of the 36th Ulster Division at the Somme on 1 July 1916. The image is especially iconic for Ulster Unionists. The casualtiesContinue reading “Frank Thornely – The man in the painting”