June 2 – Roll of Honour

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Representing their comrades who died on this day

1940

+MAXWELL, Robert Daniel
Royal Army Service Corps. 13 Troop Carrying Coy. Driver. T/166309. Died between 28/05/1940 and 02/06/1940. Aged 39. Son of Robert and Margaret Maxwell, of Portballintrae, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland; husband of Ellen Maxwell, of Portballintrae. Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France

1941

+CUSICK, Alexander
Royal Artillery. Gunner.1093514. Died on 02/06/1941. Aged 30.133 Field Regiment. Bellaghy (St. Mary) Roman Catholic Churchyard

+DAWE, William F
RN. Leading Seaman. D/SSX 15951. HMS Zulu, Died 02/06/1941. Age 23. He was wounded in the battle with the Bismarck in the Atlantic and subsequently was in a military hospital in which he died. He had served for six years. He had been employed in C & t Hardy, Lisburn. He was a member of Christ Church Parish Church Lads’ Brigade Company. A brother was serving in the RAF in South Africa. Son of Owen Hugh and Mary Elizabeth Dawe, Lismara Terrace, Lisburn. A naval funeral with members of the service acting as pall bearers took place in Belfast City Cemetery. (Lisburn Standard June 1941). Lisburn WM
1942

+WEST, Thomas Ronald Augustus
Sergeant (Pilot). 1110187. Died 02/06/1942. Aged 27. 76 Sqdn. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Halifax W1064-MP-J AT Grez-Doiceau. Son of John and Sara West, Ballinamallard, Co. Fermanagh. Buried beside JR Thompson, of same squadron and date. Heverlee War Cemetery.

1943

+KANE, William
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 1st Bn. Lance Serjeant. 6977656. Died Between 06/04/1943 and 08/04/1943. Aged 27. Son of William and Mary Kane, of Coleraine. Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar

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