June 17 – Roll of Honour


Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery at Villers-Guislain, France.

Representing their comrades who died on this day


+McCORMICK, Thomas
RN. Stoker I. SS/113432. Died 17/06/1916. Aged 22. HMTB Eden which sank in a night collision in the Channel. Enrolled 04/01/1913 for 5 and 7 years. Pembroke II, St. George, Victory II (in Eden 01/05/1915 – 17/06/1916). Born Downpatrick 09/08/1894. Son of James and Catherine McCormick, who resided in a cottage beside the Killough Road cemetery. Downpatrick WM. ADM 188/1119/113432

+PUE, James
RN. Stoker 1st Class. K11276. HMS Eden. Died 17/06/1916. Age 22. Born Annalong. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Pue, Moneydarraghmore, Annalong, Kilkeel. Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 17. Annalong WM

Pioneer Corps. 50 Coy., Aux. Mil. Private. 13003839. Died 17/06/1940. Aged 42. Husband to Sarah Jane Irvine, of Ligoniel, Co. Antrim. Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France


+KELSO, James Guthrie Wallace
RAFV. Flight Sergeant (Pilot). 1795060. Died 17/06/1944. Aged 23. 102 Sqdn. Son of Dr. James Bolton Kelso and Minnie Kelso, of Portrush. Vlieland General Cemetery, Friesland, Netherlands

RAFVR. Sergeant. 1796569. Died 17/06/1944. Aged 24. Son of John and Isabella Totten of Lisburn. Lisburn cemetery

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