Royal New Zealand Air Force

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During the Second World War, many members of the Royal New Zealand Air Force served in R.A.F. Squadrons and Training Units across Northern Ireland.

Alexander McLaughlin

Flight Sergeant | 422972

On 16th November 1944, Flying Fortress HB787 came down in Norfolk, England. On board was RNZAF Flight Sergeant Alexander McLaughlin, buried in Co. Antrim.

Alwyne James Galvin

Flying Officer | 417044

Pilot Flying Officer Alwyne James Galvin served in the Royal New Zealand Air Force when his De Havilland Mosquito crashed in Co. Down on 14th March 1944.

Francis Augustine Weaver

Sergeant | 412292

Royal New Zealand Air Force Sergeant Francis Augustine Weaver died on 28th August 1942 while transporting a plane between Canada and the U.K.

Frederick Hugh Anderson

Pilot Officer | 404880

Pilot Officer Frederick Hugh Anderson flew with RAF 153 Squadron who reformed at RAF Ballyhalbert on 14th October 1941. The pilot was from New Zealand.

Harold Eric Hunter

Flying Officer | 402060

Royal New Zealand Air Force Flying Officer Harold Eric Hunter died on 16th March 1942 when Wellington X3599 came down in the Mourne Mountains, Co. Down.

Isaac Kennedy

Flight Sergeant | 403012

Flight Sergeant Isaac Kennedy hailed from Ahoghill near Ballymena in Co. Antrim but he served with the Royal New Zealand Air Force at his time of death in November 1942.

John Samuel Hornby


Acting Sublieutenant John Samuel Hornby of Wanganui, New Zealand was 21 years old when his Supermarine Seafire came down in Co. Tyrone on 10th October 1945.

Thomas William Taylor

Sergeant | 405529

Sergeant Thomas William Taylor (405529) of the Royal New Zealand Air Force died on 21st August 1942 as a result of a crash in Co. Antrim.

Trevor Arthur Kemp

Flight Sergeant | 422412

Flight Sergeant Trevor Arthur Kemp from New Zealand died when Vickers Wellington Z1313 collided with Divis Mountain near Belfast on 24th November 1943.