Civilians stabbed in Donegall Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim
20th March 2019
On 20th March 1943, 3 Belfast men were stabbed in Donegall Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim after becoming involved in a fight with some American soldiers.
Samuel Pritchard Fox
Gunner Samuel Pritchard Fox died on 20th March 1942 at the UVF Hospital at Craigavon House, Belfast, Co. Down. He served as a Gunner in the Royal Artillery.
Leslie George Chapman
Sergeant Leslie George Chapman of RAF 231 Squadron was an air gunner at the time of his death in an aviation accident in Co. Tyrone on 11th March 1942.
James Thomas McVeigh
Rifleman James Thomas McVeigh was 40 years old, serving in a home defence unit when he died in a military hospital in Belfast, Co. Down on 11th March 1941.
William Russell Rattray
Pilot Officer William Russell Rattray was a 22 year old pilot from Canterbury, New Zealand serving with the Royal Air Force when he died on 11th March 1942.
John Frazer Jefferson
John Frazer Jefferson was Captain of the SS Cadillac when the British Merchant Navy ship went down north of Rockall on 1st March 1941 after attack by U-552.
RAF 26 Squadron in Northern Ireland
26th February 2019
Between 19th July 1943 and 3rd March 1944, B Flight of RAF 26 Squadron operated North American Mustangs from RAF Ballyhalbert, Co. Down, Northern Ireland.
Rifleman Richard Wilson died on 25th February 1942. The soldier from Belfast, Co. Antrim was injured in an explosion while serving with Royal Ulster Rifles.