2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles

In late May 1940, 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles made a retreat to Dunkirk in Northern France as Nazi forces surrounded the British Expeditionary Force.

Rifleman Andrew Fullerton

Andrew Fullerton

Rifleman | 7013832

Rifleman Andrew Fullerton of Gilford, Co. Down died between 29th May 1940 and 2nd June 1940 during the British Expeditionary Force's retreat to Dunkirk.

Edward Devine

Lance Corporal | 7010080

Lance Corporal Edward Devine died on 30th May 1940 during the 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles fight in the British Expeditionary Force retreat to Dunkirk.

Frederick McAlpine

Rifleman | 7013683

Belfast born Rifleman Frederick McAlpine died on 29th May 1940 during the British Expeditionary Force's retreat through northern France towards Dunkirk.

John Arlow

Rifleman | 7014039

John Arlow died on 29th May 1940 as 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles held off enemy attacks furing the BEF's retreat that would end at Dunkirk, France.

Lalor Smith

Rifleman | 7011328

Rifleman Lalor Smith from Bessbrook, Co. Armagh served in the Royal Ulster Rifles at the time of his death during Operation Dynamo on 28th May 1940.

Norman Victor Henderson

Sergeant

Sergeant Norman Victor Henderson served in 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles during World War Two. He lived in Copperfield Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

Patrick Joseph Treanor

Rifleman | 7014151

Rifleman Patrick Joseph Treanor of Newry, Co. Down died on 28th May 1940 as the Royal Ulster Rifles held the rear guard of the British Expeditionary Force.

Samuel Edward Smith

Lance Corporal | 7009692

Lance Corporal Samuel Edward Smith died on 29th May 1940 as 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles fought in the rearguard of the British Expeditionary Force.

William Weir

Rifleman | 7013154

Rifleman William Weir of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 29th May 1940 as 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles battled in the rearguard of the retreat to Dunkirk.