On 1st September 1943, 622 planes from R.A.F. squadrons around England took part in a night-time raid on Berlin. Due to a number of factors, 47 Bomber Command crews never returned home.
Sergeant Cecil Hill MacAulay of Islandmagee, Co. Antrim died on 1st September 1943 while returning from a bombing raid over Germany with R.A.F. 158 Squadron.
Sergeant Henry James McAdam of Belfast died on 1st September 1943 while on a bombing raid over Berlin, Germany with R.A.F. 77 Squadron, Bomber Command.
Private Francis Berry, a fan of Portadown Football Club in Co. Armagh died on 1st September 1944 serving with 1st Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
Leading Aircraftman Henry "Harry" Marcus Bolt from Ballyreagh, Co. Antrim trained with R.A.F. No. 66 Air School in South Africa during the Second World War.
Leading Seaman Frederick Caulfield married Margaret Boyd of Bangor, Co. Down in 1936. He died on 1st September 1944 while serving on a Royal navy Minesweeper.
Coproral William Allen McCabe of Belfast was only 22 years old at his time of death on 1st September 1945. He served as part of the Intelligence Corps in India.
Corporal William Henry McCormick of Derry~Londonderry died on 1st September 1943 at a Royal Air Force General Hospital in Carthage, Tunis following an accident.