Carnmoney Cemetery, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim

Carnmoney Cemetery in Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim contains the Commonwealth War Graves Commission graves of 44 service personnel who died in World War Two.

Carnmoney Cemetery

10 Prince Charles Way


Co. Antrim

BT36 6DJ

United Kingdom

Commonwealth War Graves in Carnmoney Cemetery

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission lists 44 grave plots in Carnmoney Cemetery on Prince Charles Way, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim.

Last NameFirst Name(s)Date of DeathGrave
GrahamJohn19th July 1940UU 101
KinninJohn Calvert17th February 1942BB 148
McPhailDaniel31st August 1945AE 26
JamiesonWilliam Henry12th August 1943AF 139
McCleeryArthur18th November 1939VV 81
ArmstrongThomas Lindsay5th June 1940AC 126
BeattieHugh5th June 1943MM 101
BensonJames25th September 1939Q 160
BlackHarold Gibson28th December 1944DD 200
BradleyHugh Hutchinson15th October 1945AF 135
CampbellJohn Steen28th February 1943R 155
ChaseHerbert Isaac18th January 1941AL 6
CrawfordSamuel Sloan2nd February 1940SS 61
CunninghamGeorge Nethercott2nd July 1945Q 156
DavidsonAlexander Campbell4th March 1941ZZ 90
DuganJames15th June 1940AC 80
ForsytheJames Stanfield26th July 1945P 63
GibsonWalter Harper13th February 1943AL 44
GrayStanley Nicholson17th December 1943AE 154
GreenJames29th November 1941ZZ 150
HannaRobert Greenhill29th January 1946B 18
KnowlesNathanial27th October 1943AK 17
LattimerWilliam12th January 1945DD 122
LoganJohn Graham26th March 1942AB 156
McConnellThomas Norman10th October 1941ZZ 8
McCreadyJames9th December 1942AF 11
MalcolmJohn Alexander13th July 1944AC 149
MartinWilliam Robert22nd May 1945LL 36
MewhaWilliam George30th July 1942AC 137
MillarThomas Hugh29th May 1943AG 44
MooreJohn11th November 1947LL 47
NesbittThomas James30th December 1942ZZ 158
O'LearyHarry19th October 1945HH 85
PringleJack Donnelly28th May 1944AL 36
RossJames18th February 1945AE 47
ScottElizabeth8th August 1944T 18
StewartRobert McFerran12th May 1943SS 40
StewartWalter19th September 1940AL 29
TurnerCharles Henry16th April 1940H 135
WhitlaJames Robertson Herbert22nd December 1939AG 129
BurgessJohn4th April 1943ZZ 16
ElliottAndrew25th September 1946P 56
GilmoreJames28th February 1943AF 65
CalderLeonard10th August 1943AF 139

Thomas Lindsay Armstrong

Sergeant | 745102

Sergeant Thomas Lindsay Armstrong died on 5th June 1940 when his Bristol Blenheim fighter plane overshot the runway at RAF Worcester in the United Kingdom.

Hugh Beattie

Aircraftman 1st Class | 1795089

Aircraftman 1st Class Hugh Beattie of Belfast died on 5th June 1943 while serving in the United Kingdom with RAF 2738 Squadron in the Second World War.

James Benson

Petty Officer | D/223430

Petty Officer James Benson served in the Royal Navy during World War Two. He died on 25th September 1939 at HMS Drake in Plymouth, England.

Harold Gibson Black

Sergeant | 1517655

Sergeant Harold Gibson Black served in the Royal Air Force during World War Two. He died on 28th December 1944 in a training accident on board Airspeed Oxford ED188.

John Burgess

Flying Officer | 128714

Flying Officer John Burgess of Cambrai Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 4th April 1943 when Halifax HR754 came down on the return from Essen, Germany.

Leonard Calder

Rifleman | 7019561

Rifleman Leonard Calder of Sailortown, Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 10th August 1943 as a result of a train collision in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

John Steen Campbell

Sergeant | 1081343

John Steen Campbell from Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 28th February 1943 on board Vickers Wellington HX737 when it crashed in Falcarragh, Co. Donegal.

Herbert Isaac Chase

Telegraphist | D/J65192

Telegraphist Herbert Isaac Chase died while serving with the Royal Navy on HMS Caroline when the WWI era ship was based in Belfast, Co. Antrim in 1941.

Samuel Sloan Crawford

Ordinary Seaman | P/UDX1273

Ordinary Seaman Samuel Sloan Crawford of Whiteabbey, Co. Antrim was based at HMS Victory, the Royal Navy's main barracks in Portsmouth, Hampshire in 1940.

George Nethercott Cunningham


Sub-Lieutenant George Nethercott Cunningham died on 2nd July 1945 when his Fairey Barracuda dived into the Moray Firth on a training exercise in Scotland.

James Dugan

Rifleman | 6981147

James Dugan of 24 Arkwright Street, Belfast died at a military hospital in Harwich, Essex on 15th June 1940. He served in 10th Battalion Cameronians.

James Stanfield Forsythe

Lance Corporal | 7013284

Lance Corporal James Stanfield Forsythe of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 26th July 1945 aged 24 years old. He served in 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers.

Walter Harper Gibson

Battery Quartermaster Sergeant | 1523903

Battery Quartermaster Sergeant Walter Harper Gibson died in a hospital in Belfast, Co. Antrim on 13th February 1941 while serving in the Royal Artillery.

James Gilmore

James Gilmore

Sergeant | 1036700

RAFVR Sergeant James Gilmore from Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 28th February on board Vickers Wellington HX737 when it crashed at Falcarragh, Co. Donegal.

John Graham

Fusilier | 6980180

Fusilier John Graham of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 19th July 1940 as a result of an accident while based in Rye, Sussex with Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Stanley Nicholson Gray

Flight Lieutenant | 125739

Flight Lieutenant Stanley Nicholson Gray was one of many men in Bomber Command lost on what became known by the RAF as "Black Thursday", 17th December 1943.

Robert Greenhill Hanna


Master Mariner Robert Greenhill Hanna died on 29th January 1942 in Belfast, Co. Antrim. The experienced seaman received awards for bravery on Indian ships.

William Henry Jamieson

Rifleman | 7018997

Rifleman William Henry Jamieson of Sailortown, Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 12th August 1943 after a tragic train collision in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

John Calvert Kinnin

Corporal | 7012389

Corporal John Calvert Kinnen of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 17th February 1942 while training in Aylesbury, England with 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles.

Nathaniel Knowles

Gunner | 1543844

Gunner Nathaniel Knowles served in the Royal Artillery during World War Two and died as a result of an accident in Norfolk while on active service in 1943.

John Graham Logan

Leading Aircraftman | 632192

Leading Aircraftman John Graham Logan of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 26th March 1942 while serving with Auxiliary Air Force 949 Balloon Barrage Squadron.

William Robert Martin

Warrant Officer | 1358095

Warrant Officer William Robert Martin of Belfast died on 22nd May 1945 when RAF No. 26 OTU's Wellington LP863 came down near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Thomas Norman McConnell

Leading Aircraftman | 1147130

Belfast man Thomas Norman McConnell was training with the Royal Air Force on 10th October 1941 when he died in an aviation accident in Ayrshire, Scotland.

James McCready

Rifleman | 7023015

Rifleman James McCready served with 30th Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles. The Belfast-born man's grave is in Carnmoney Cemetery, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim.

Daniel McPhail

Sergeant | 24510

Sergeant Daniel McPhail of Greenisland, Co. Antrim served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers before his death on 31st August 1945.

William George Mewha

Warrant Officer | 816190

Warrant Officer William George Mewha of Belfast, Co. Antrim served in the Auxiliary Air Force as part of RAF 502 Squadron when he died on 30th July 1942.

John Moore

Gunner II | 1903432

John Moore was a non-commissioned officer in Royal Air Force 115 Squadron. He died in England on a training exercise accident on 11th November 1947.

Harry O’Leary

Rigger's Mate | R/SR 66035

Rigger's Mate Harry O'Leary served in the Royal Navy Special Reserve. Born in Cardiff, Wales, he married in Belfast and is buried in Carnmoney, Co. Antrim.

Jack Donnelly Pringle

Flight Sergeant | 1485878

Flight Sergeant Jack Donnelly Pringle of Cregagh Road, Belfast died on 28th May 1944 while serving in RAF 263 Squadron based at RAF Harrowbeer, Devon.

James Ross

Private | 2754866

Private James Ross died on 18th February 1945 while serving with the Pioneer Corps. His grave is in Carnmoney Cemetery, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim.

Elizabeth Scott

Corporal | W/49605

Corporal Elizabeth Scott of the Auxiliary Territorial Service died on 8th August 1944. Her grave is in Carnmoney Cemetery, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim.

Robert McFerran Stewart

Rifleman | 6977397

Rifleman Robert McFerran Stewart of Monkstown, Co. Antrim died on 12th May 1943. He served with 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles in the Second World War.

Family Memorials in Carnmoney Cemetery

These names are inscribed and remembered on family plots in Carnmoney Cemetery, Co. Antrim. Remembered are the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and men of the Merchant Navy killed at home and abroad during the conflict from 1939-1945.

Last NameFirst Name(s)Date of DeathGrave
FurneyGeorge31st May 1941
MooreGeorge21st June 1944

George Furney

Flight Sergeant | 816134

Born in Wexford, Ireland, Flight Sergeant George Furney DFM lived in Finaghy, Co. Antrim. He died on 31st May 1941, shot down by a Vichy French plane.

George Moore


George Moore died on 21st June 1944 while serving with the Merchant Navy. He is remembered on the Thompson family grave in Carnmoney Cemetery, Newtownabbey.

Other Burials

Graves of those who survived the war or were not eligible for Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstones.

Joy Clements


Joy Clements was best known as a renowned artist influenced by Carl Gustav Jung's dream theories but during World War Two, she served in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.