In remembrance WW2 – January 26

Three from Bangor, Belfast and Cookstown, only one known grave

 

+ANDERSON, WILLIAM
RAF. Sergeant. 509519. Died 26/01/1942. Aged 33. He served as an instrument maker with No. 151 Maintenance Unit, RAF, based at Java. He died from natural causes and was reported buried in Singapore Cemetery. All burial records were lost during the Japanese invasion and because it was impossible to identify his grave, he is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. Son of Samuel Reid and Elizabeth Ann Anderson of Cookstown. Singapore Memorial, Kranji, Johor Bahru, Column 414

+MILEY, Frederick James
RAFVR. Leading Aircraftman. 1056802. Died 26/01/1942. Aged 28. Son of Robert and Margaret Mansfield Miley of Bangor. Bangor Cemetery

+IRVINE, Robert Stanley
RN. AB. D/JX 303814. Died 28/01/1945. Age 21. HMS Quilliam. Died as a result of an accident at sea. Former member of the 80th Company, Boys’ Brigade (Donegall Pass Presbyterian Church). Son of Mr and Mrs R Irvine and grandson of Mr R Rolleston, both of Rutland St., Belfast. (Belfast Weekly Telegraph 06/04/1945). Plymouth Naval Memorial, Panel 94

kranji-war-memorial-stb

Singapore Memorial

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