Austin Ardill

Austin Ardill

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Captain Robert Austin Ardill MC was a former Northern Irish unionist politician. Ardill was born in Belfast and educated at Coleraine Academical Institution. He later worked as the managing director of a feedstuffs company. He served in the Royal Irish Fusiliers from 1939 to 1946, winning the Military Cross for his bravery on the Greek island of Leros and retiring as a captain. He was a prisoner of war for 18 months before being freed by Allied troops after the D-Day landings. He also served as chairman of the Irish Temperance League. After the war he became involved with the Ulster Unionist Party and was elected as a member of Larne Rural District Council. In 1965 he was elected as a member of the Northern Ireland Parliament, representing Carrick. He was opposed to the political reform programme of the Prime Minister Terence O'Neill and as a result lost the UUP nomination for Carrick in 1969 to Anne Dickson
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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133997591
  • 9786133997592