The discussion is supported by the Shared History Fund and is organized by the Bali Care and District Community Association.
The guest speaker was Mitch Braceland, a former soldier of the UDR and the Royal Irish Regiment, who outlined the circumstances surrounding the formation and development of the UDR.
The event was attended by more than 40 people, many of whom had family ties to the regiment, which was merged in 1992.
In addition to the talks, there was an exhibition of Bali Carey and Billy Thompson, chairman of the District Community Association, who also served in both regiments during his career.
The next in the Ballycarry 100 series will be on Thursday, September 30, at 7:30 p.m.
He is the project manager for the Unlocking Sound Heritage Project at the National Museum NI, digitizing and cataloging extensive audio archives at the Ulster Lock and Transport Museum.
Her previous roles include working as a cultural education officer for Ulster GAA, and lecturing on sports studies at the University of Ulster.
He has been widely published as a historian, and his most recent book is Forgotten Gaelic Volunteers: Ulster GAA Members who fought in World War I (2019).
Dr MacAnlin will review sports and the state in Northern Ireland 1921-2021 and welcome all.
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