June 3 – Roll of Honour


Representing their comrades who died on this day


+GRAY, John
RMLI. Private. CH/298(S), Chatham Battalion. RND. Died 03/06/1915. Age 29. Enlisted Belfast 15/08/1886. Chatham Battalion MEF 06/02/1915 – 03/06/1915 Served on the Gallipoli Peninsula and died on 03/06/1915 in 17th General Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt, of wounds received at the Dardanelles. Born Coleraine 15/08/1886. Son of James and Sarah Gray, Burnside, Portstewart, and brother of Mrs. McKee, Donegall Road, Belfast. Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery (Egypt). Coleraine Chronicle 15/11/1924 (Unveiling War Memorial); Northern Constitution 17/07/1915, 22/05/1920 (Unveiling Presbyterian Church’s Memorial & Roll of Honour). Portstewart WM. Agherton Parish Church RH. Portstewart Presbyterian Church WM, PCI RH. Donegall Road – PCI RH. ADM 159/143/298

Royal Lancaster Regt.2/5th Bn. Corporal. 240617. Died 03/06/1917. Son of Charles and Mary nee McAllister McKiernan, Culfeitrin, Co. Antrim. Rue-David Cemetery,

RAFVR. Corporal. 906516. Died 03/06/1942. Aged 28. 43 Sqdn. Son of Thomas B. Reid and Susanna Reid, Belfast; husband of Phyllis Reid, Belmont, Belfast. Dundonald Cemetery

+DUFFY, John Joseph
RAFVR. Flight Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner).1312519. Died 03/06/1944. Aged 27. Born in Lissummon, Jerrettspass on 27/11/1916, the eldest of the four children of of James and Bridget Duffy; husband to Dorothy Lily Duffy, of Wortwell, Norfolk. Malabo Cemetery, Bioko, Equatorial Guinea  (See article June 3)

+MARSHALL, Robert William Stanley
RAFVR.Squadron Leader. 63386. Died 03/06/1945. Aged 27. M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.(Hons.), Queen’s University, Belfast. Son of Robert and Evelyn Mary Marshall, of Belfast. Husband to Hilary Marshall (nee Crymble), of Londonderry. Singapore Memorial, Singapore. QUB RH

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