June 6 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day

Photo – Bayeux War Cemetery


+ARDIS, James
RMLI. Private. CH/336(S). Died of wounds 06/06/1915. Aged 21. Enrolled 28/09/1914. In Gallipoli 01/01/1915 – 06/06/1915. Born Belfast 17/01/1894. Son of James and Sarah Ardis, Mervue Street, Belfast. Belfast Corporation RH. Helles Memorial, Turkey. ADM 159/143/336


+MAGILL, James
9th Royal Irish Fusiliers (formerly 1805 North Irish Horse). Private. 41435. Died 06/06/1918, aged 25, while a POW due to friendly fire during a French air raid on Ham. Confirmed by an entry in German records. Son of Dyas (or Dias), a greengrocer, and Catherine (sometimes called Cassandra, a maid) Magill, of 25, Springwell St, Ballymena. James had been a pork cutter and then a railway labourer in his prewar life. Ham British Cemetery, Muille-Villete.

+MILLAR, Samuel James
RAFVR. Sergeant. 745254. Died 06/06/1941. Aged 20.148 Sqdn. Son of James and Mary R. Millar, of Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim. Alamein Memorial, Egypt, Column 243

1944 D DAY
+BASETT, Anthony Hastings
RNVR. Sub – Lieutenant (A). Died 06/06/1944. Age 21. Action off Normandy on D – Day. Memorial plaque in St.Columba’s Parish Church, Omagh

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