Bell, Albert, Leading Aircraftman, Royal Air Force, Service Number 644334, age 27, 29/03/1945, commemorated on Singapore Memorial, Kranji War Cemetery. Singapore. Son of George Thomas and Maria Bell. Brother of Lance Corporal David Bell.
Bell, David, Lance Corporal, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), Service Number 6983663. Age 22. 19/07/1943. Son of George Thomas and Maria Bell. Brother of Albert Bell. Buried at Catania War Cemetery. Sicily, Italy.
Clarke, Patrick Joseph, Fusilier, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), Commando. Service Number 6482285. Age 31. 10/06/1944. Buried at Ranville War Cemetery, France. Son of Daniel and Mary, Husband of Irene Margaret, Bessbrook. Newry.
Donaldson, Walter Stewart, Greaser, Merchant Navy, M.V. Empire Light (Liverpool). Age 35, 7/03/1943, commemorated on The Tower Hill Memorial, London. Son of Stuart and Mary Donaldson, Jerrettspass Co. Armagh.
Dowling, Beatrice Olivia, Sister, Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service, Service No: 266662, 12/02/1944, buried at Brookwood Memorial Surrey. England. Daughter of Sam and Sadie Dowling, Woodview, Bessbrook, and Belfast.
Foster, Morgan Gerald, Lance Corporal, 6th R.S.F. Service Number 14435231, 7/08/1944, Bayeux Memorial. From Goragh, County Armagh.
Gray, George Campbell, Petty Officer Supply, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Nile. Age 23, Service No: C/MX 56347. 19/11/1942, buried at Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Son of Alexander Baird Gray and Mary Gray, Newry.
Little, Edward, Sergeant, Royal Artillery, 155 Bty., 52 Lt. A.A. Regt. Service No: 821949. Age 30, 20/04/1941. Husband of Norah Little, of Bessbrook, Co. Armagh.
Mulligan, Francis Xavier, Lance Bombardier, Royal Artillery, 179 Field Regt. Service No: 5256357. Age 30, 30/04/1945, Buried at Becklingen War Cemetery, Germany. Son of Peter and Kathleen Mulligan; husband of Ena Maria Mulligan, of Seaford, Sussex.
McMurray, William, Quartermaster Master, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Service Number 6983653. Age 30. 17/04/1941, buried at Bessbrook Methodist Cemetery, Bessbrook, County Armagh. Son of George and Annie and Husband of Susan Elizabeth, Bessbrook, County Armagh.
McNeill, Fusilier Ernest McNeill, Private, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, Service Number 6982560. Age 17. 16/04/1941, Mullaghglass (St. Luke) Church Of Ireland Churchyard, County Armagh. Son of John and Margaret McNeill of Craigmore, Bessbrook.
O’Connell, John Felix, Petty Officer, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Hood, Service Number 143771. Age 27. 29/05/1941, commemorated on Portsmouth Navy Memorial, Hampshire. David and Margaret O’Connell, Camlough, Co Armagh
O’Hanlon, James Patrick Joseph, Guardsman, Irish Guards, Service Number 2723994. Age 23. 24/07/1944, buried at Bayeax Cemetery France. Son of Patrick and Mary Anne O'Hanlon; husband of Kathleen O'Hanlon, of Bessbrook, Co. Armagh.
Rooney, Peter Joseph, Stoker 1st Class, H.M.S. Howe, Service Number P/KX 163240. 23/10/1945, Mombasa (Mbaraki) Cemetery, Kenya. Son of Mr and Mrs Jack Rooney, Mayobridge, husband to Madge, 19 Hill Street, Bessbrook. County Armagh.
Smith, Lalor, Rifleman, Royal Ulster Rifles, Service Number 7011328. Age 28, buried at
Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium
Son of Robert and Agnes Smith. Husband to Agnes Smith, Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Thompson Stanley J., Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Service Number 86402. Age 19. 13/10/1940. Buried at Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard, Lincolnshire. Son of John Davis Thompson and Sarah Scott Thompson of Bessbrook, Co Armagh.
Tough, Albert Jason, Corporal Royal Engineers, Service Number 2929432. Age 23. 2/12/1944, buried at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands. Son of Albert James Tough and Helen Tough of Forres, Morayshire Scotland. Husband of Jean Tough of Millvale, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Thornberry, Edward Windsor, Sub-Lieutenant (A), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Age 21, commemorated on the Lee-on-Solent Memorial, Hampshire, Son of Joseph G. and Agnes E. Thornberry, Mullaghglass, Co Armagh and Kilkeel County Down.
Vaughan, Wilfred J., Driver, Royal Engineers, Service Number 1922313. Age 26, 2/12/1944, Groesbeek Cemetery. Son of Alfred and Jane, Wales, Husband to Jean Vaughan, Bessbrook.
Weir, Samuel Joseph, Sergeant, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Service Number 1081810. Age 21, 31/01/1944, commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey. Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Weir, Craigmore, Bessbrook, County Armagh.
Mckinstry, Robert Noel, O.B.E., Surgeon Lieutenant, died March 1961 in Cape Town where he acted as MOH to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Tidereach. Buried in Dido Valley Military Cemetery, South Africa. Brother of Lieutenants James Mckinstry, and Lieutenant Jack Mckinstry, North Irish Horse and Royal Irish Rifles.
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