November 19 – Roll of Honour

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Photo – Annual service of remembrance on Rathlin island honouring those who died in Rathlin Sound and adjacent waters. Senior representatives of the services joined HM Deputy Lord Lieutenant and local councillors. The fallen remembered on this day including one from Ballycastle, lie in Egypt, Greece, and France.

Representing their comrades who died on this day

1916

+McKIRGAN, John
Northumberland Fusiliers, 24th (Tyneside Irish) Bn. Private. 30/119. Died 19/11/1916. Aged 25. Formerley of Larne. Son of James and Jane McKirgan, of 46, Upper Branch St., South Bank, Yorks. Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

1917

+BLACK, Harold Edward
Canadian Infantry, 78th Bn. Private. 186298. Died 19/11/1917. Age 23. Born 11/06/1894. Son of William Boyes and Sarah Black, Ballycastle. Etaples Military Cemetery,

1942

+GRAY, George Campbell
RN. Petty Officer Supply. C/MX 56347. Date of Death: 19/11/1942. Age: 23. H.M.S. Nile. Son of Alexander Baird Gray and Mary Gray, Newry. Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery. Bessbrook WM, Downshire Road Presbyterian Church WM

1943

+WRIGHT, John
RAFVR. Flight Lieutenant (Navigator). 88664. Died 19/11/1943. Aged 24. 178 Sqdn. Son of S. J. Wright and Agnes McFerran Wright, of Dunmurry. Suda Bay War Cemetery, Greece

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