In remembrance – January 19 and 20


Commemorating eight on these anniversary dates


+JAMESON, William
RNVR. Lieutenant. Died 19/01/1942. SS Lady Hawkins. Son of David and Grace Douglas Jameson. Husband to Margery O G Jameson, Belfast. Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 66. St John’s Parish Church RH. Newcastle


+DONNELL, Andrew
Royal Artillery. Gunner. 880013. Died 20/01/1942. Aged 27. 31 Field Regt. Son of John James Donnell and Margaret Donnell, of Strabane, Co. Tyrone. Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya

+HAINES, Charles William

RN. AB. D/SSX20239. Died 20/01/1941. Age 30. Nephew of Mr and Mrs John Thomas, Winchester St., Belfast. (Belfast Weekly Telegraph 01/02/1941). Llanharan and Peterson Cemetery, Glamorgan

Royal Artillery. Gunner. 1523252. Died on 20/01/1941. Aged 29 316 Battery, 102 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment. Husband of Hannah McKnight of  Belfast. Dundonald Cemetery

RNR (Patrol Service). Seaman. LT/X 78660C. Died 20/01/1941. Age 31/ H.M. Trawler Foamcrest, a decoy or Q-ship. A fishing smack (Lowestoft-registered LT.649) conversion. Son of James and Emily McIlhinney; husband of Jean McIlhinney. Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery, Lincolnshire. Memorial Holy Table, Cairncastle Parish Church

+GORDON, William
RNPS. Ordinary Seaman. LT/JX 205399. Date of Death: 20/01/1941. Age: 24. H.M. Trawler Relonzo. Son of William and Sarah Gordon, Annalong. Lowestoft Naval Memorial. Panel 6

+KELLY, Colman
RN. Leading Stoker. P/KX 91522. Died 20/01/1942. Age 24. HM Submarine Triumph. He joined the submarine service after serving two years in HMS Repulse. His brother James, a Petty Officer, also served. Son of Thomas and Bridget Kelly, Camlough, Newry, formerly of Abyssinia St., Belfast. (Belfast Weekly Telegraph 22/02/1942 and Belfast Weekly Telegraph 23/10/1942).  Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 68, Column 1

+McCANN, Charles
RN. AB. D/JX 183563. HMS President III. Died 20/01/1942. Age 39. John Mitchell St., Newry. St Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Newry

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