In remembrance WW2 – January 27

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Auchwitz was liberated by Russian forces. We remember two from NI who died in service on this date

 

+RUSK, MAURICE PATRICK
RAFVR. Sergeant (Pilot). 1062426. Died 27/01/1942. 222 Sqdn. Killed in Spitfire Mk Vb, (BL408) near Thornwood, Essex. Drumbeg (C of I) Churchyard
+McCARROLL, Frederick Gordon
Royal Artillery. Lance Bombardier. 1469237. Died 27/01/1944. Aged 42. 23 Battery, 8th (Belfast) HAA Regiment. Son of William Kyles McCarroll and Nellie McCarroll of Belfast; Husband to Margaret McCarroll of Belfast. Belfast City Cemetery

 

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