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

+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

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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