June 8 – Roll of Honour

Representing their comrades who died on this day

1917

+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
1919

+FLEMING, James

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

1940

+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

1942

+McKINSTRY, John

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.

1944

+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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