June 1 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day

1916

+COCHRANE, John Dawson
RN. Petty Officer 1st Class. HMS Nestor. Jutland. Died 01/06/1916. Age 37. Long service and good conduct medals. Three Good conduct badges. Born Belfast. Printing Trades WM Belfast Cathedral. IMR

+MacLEAN, James Gayton


RN. Chief Writer. 346792. HMS Tipperary. Jutland. Died 01/06/1916. Age 30. Enrolled 05/ 05/1904. War service in Hecla, Caysfort and Tipperary. Born Moy 17/09/1885. Lived Garvagh. Son of James and Esther MacLean. Husband to Kathleen MacLean. Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 18. IMR. ADM 188/526/346792

+THOMPSON, John Wallace
RN. AB. 189958. HMS Turbulent. Jutland. Died 01/06/1916. Age 36. Served in the South African War. Awarded China Medal, 1900. Son of Jacob and Mary Thompson, Forsythe St., Belfast. Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 16

See series of posts on Jutland ships with Rolls of Honour

1940

+MacDONALD, James
Royal Artillery. Serjeant. 1070846. Died 01/06/1940. Aged 33. 30 Field Regt. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Macdonald, of Armagh. Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France

+SMITH, Walter Stanley
Royal Artillery. Warrant Officer Class III (T.S.M.). 1065147. Died 01/06/1940. Aged 29. 27 Field Regt. Son of Edward Henry and Edith Annie Smith; husband to Lilian Smith, of Portaferry. Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France

1942

+CHARLTON, William Frederick Dixon
RAFVR. Pilot Officer.103549. Died 01/06/1942. Age 22. 408 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn. Born Lurgan 20/10/1919. He attended Lurgan College from September 1932 until December, 1936. On leaving school he joined the Belfast Bank and was working in the Londonderry branch of that bank when war broke out. He joined up in January or February, 1940. R.A.F.College, Cranwell, from which he graduated as a Pilot Officer. Pilot Officer Charlton was lost during the 1000 bomber raid on Essen on 1st June, 1942, having already completed a large number of successful missions. Son of Clement John and Sarah Eleanor Charlton of Gilford Road. Harderwijk General Cemetery, Netherlands. Lurgan WM

1944

+THOMPSON, Thomas William

RAFVR. Flight Sergeant. 1145121. Died 01/06/1944. Son of Thomas William and Mary A. Thompson of Lurgan. Singapore Memorial, Malaya, Column 435. Lurgan WM

1946
+GALLAGHER, Patrick Joseph
Royal Artillery. Gunner.1427296. Died 01/06/1946. Aged 23. 332 Battery, 106 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment. Son of Nellie Gallagher of Strabane. Strabane Cemetery

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