June 8 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day


+DRUMM, John

Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 7th Battalion. Sergeant. 29674. Died 08/06/1917. Age 22. Member of the QUB Training Corps 1915 – 16. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Drumm, Belmore St., Enniskillen. Lussenthoel Military Cemetery. QUB RH


2nd Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Private. 8131. Died 08/06/1919. Aged 33. Born: Ringrash, Macosquin 1886. Son of John & Matilda Fleming. Macosquin Parish Church Graveyard


+GORDON, William John Gray
RAF. Aircraftman 1st Class. 616725. Died 08/06/1940. Aged 24. 802 Sqdn. Son of Joseph P. and Jamesina Gordon, of Islandmagee, Co. Antrim. Runnymeade Memorial, Panel 25

+SCOTT, Thomas

RNR: Seaman. P/X 18226A. Date of Death: 08/06/1940. Age: 27. HMS Acasta. Son of Hannah Jane Shields, Ballymartin, Co. Down. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 44

See also separate Roll of Honour for HMS Glorious



RAFVR. Sergeant (Air Gunner). 1040701. Died 08/06/1942. Aged 24. 35 Sqdn. Son of James Flack McKinstry and Elizabeth Gault McKinstry, Larne. Heverlee War Cemetery.


+MULLINS, Patrick James

1st (Airborne) Bn. Royal Ulster Rifles. Rifleman. 7019652. Died 08/06/1944. Aged 20. Son of Mary Mullins, of Lisburn. Ranville War Cemetery, Calvados, France

+RANKIN, Andrew Hagan

RN. Ordinary Seaman. D/JX 565606. Died 08/06/1944. Age 24. HMS Lawford. Son of Frank and Annabella Rankin, Carrickfergus. Plymouth Naval Memorial, Panel

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