July 8 – Roll of Honour

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The CWGC St Germain-au-Mont d’Or communal cemetery extension which begun in October 1917 and was used by a Rest Camp and a small British Hospital until Nov 1919. 

Representing their comrades who died on this day

1916

+GLASS, William Patrick
4th Bn. Canadian Infantry. Private. 10959. Died 08/07/1916. Aged 30. Native of Clogher, Co. Tyrone. Son of Elizabeth Glass, of 112, South Rd., Waterloo, Liverpool, England, and the late Hugh Glass. Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

+McFALL, James
Royal Irish Rifles.16 Btn. Lance Corporal 682. Died 08/07/1916. Aged 20. Son of Mrs. Annie Moore, of Galgorm Parks, Cullybackey. Kensal Green (St Mary’s) Roman Catholic Cemetery, London

1941

+BURNSIDE, John Stanley
RAF. Sergeant (Air Gunner). 538670. Died 08/07/1941. 9 Squadron based at RAF Honington, Suffolk. On the night of 07/08 July 1941 he was aboard Vickers Wellington 1C R1040 on a mission to Cologne. Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands. 502 (Ulster) Squadron WM, St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast

+LYTLE, Samuel John
Flight Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner). 619200. Died 08/07/1941. 44 Sqdn. Reichswald War Cemetery, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Dungannon WM

1942

+ANDREWS, William Henry Lowry
Royal Artillery. Lieutenant. 143809. Died 08/07/1942. Aged 23. 32 Field Regt. Son of Joseph M. and Ina H. Andrews, of Bangor, Co. Down. El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt

1943

+RICHMOND, Richard Hugh
RAFVR. Leading Aircraftman. 1062122. Died 08/07/1943. Aged 21.Son of Robert and Mary Richmond, of Larne. Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India

1944

+FREW, Andrew McWilliams
RAFVR. Flight Sergeant (Air Bomber).1132241. Died 08/07/1944.Aged 29. 61 Sqdn. Son of Hugh and Isabella Frew, of Belfast. Marissel National Cemetery, OIse, France

+HOLLINGSWORTH, Antony Howard
2/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Lieutenant. 299319. Died 08/08/1944. Aged 26. Son of Fred Hollingsworth and Winifred Mabel Hollingsworth (née Hughes) of Newcastle upon Tyne, Cumberland. Husband to Hazel Lilian Hollingsworth (née Kerr) of Belfast. Cambes en Plaine War Cemetery, Normandy, France

+McCORMICK, Bernard
7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Private.1524125.Died 08/08/1944. Aged 35. Son of Mary McCormick of Coleraine. Cambes en Plaine War Cemetery, Normandy, France

+MULLEN, Patrick Mullen
2nd Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles. Rifleman. 7043313. Died from a shrapnel wound to the head which he sustained at “Farm Gazelle” 08/07/1944. Aged 33. Son of Patrick and Mary Ann Mullen from Rosslea, County Fermanagh. Husband to Mary Ann Mullen from Rosslea. Hermanville Cemetery, Normandy.

+SMALLMAN, Denis Harold
7th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Lieutenant. Died 08/08/1944. Aged 26. Son of James Smallman and Mary Alice Smallman, and husband to Emelia Lavinia Millicent Smallman of Ballywalter, Co. Down. Cambes en Plaine War Cemetery, Normandy, France

1947

+BLAIR, Ernest
Royal Artillery. Gunner.14863223. Died 08/07/1947. Aged 51. 14 Battery, 102 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment. Son of James and Ellen Blair of Belfast; Husband of Emily Blair of Belfast. Belfast City Cemetery

Every day is a Remembrance Day

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