Ballymena New Cemetery, Ballymena, Co. Antrim

The New Cemetery, Cushendall Road, Ballymena, Co. Antrim is the final resting place of several members of the armed services who saw action in WW2.

New Cemetery

114 Cushendall Road


Co. Antrim

BT43 6HB

United Kingdom

Commonwealth War Graves in Ballymena New Cemetery

There are 13 World War Two Commonwealth War Graves Commission graves in Ballymena New Cemetery.

Last NameFirst Name(s)Date of DeathGrave
ErwinThomas Harold8th November 1941A.27.9
AndersonMarjorie Wilson15th November 1943A.10.26
BellHenry4th April 1944C.17.19
BonarSamuel16th March 1942A.14.46
BoydDonald28th June 1940G.1.1
BrydenGordon4th October 1946C.23.10
CochraneRobert2nd March 1945C.21.7
DelaneyThomas Alfred10th January 1942A.13.3
LorimerWilliam10th October 1941A.29.1
ReynoldsJames5th April 1941D.37.3
StevensonWilson2nd November 1946A.24.6
ThompsonVictor Arnold6th April 1945B.24.14
WhittakerRobert7th October 1947D.23.28

Marjorie Wilson Anderson

Senior Commander | 192396

WARNING: This article on Senior Commander Marjorie Wilson Anderson deals with the issue of suicide. Miss Anderson died in Ballymena, Co. Antrim in 1943.

Henry Bell

Private | 1463074

Private Henry Bell was a gunner in the Royal Artillery. He served in Africa and Italy with 9th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment and died on 4th April 1944.

Donald Boyd

Private | 5337490

Private Donald Boyd served in Northern Ireland with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Berkshire Regiment when he died on 28th June 1940 aged only 20 years old.

Robert Cochrane

Gunner | 6975323

Robert Cochrane served as a gunner with 1st Maritime Regiment, Royal Artillery. He was the son of James and Elizabeth Cochrane of Ballymena, County Antrim.

Thomas Alfred Delaney

Flight Sergeant | 1111498

Thomas Alfred Delaney served in RAF 12 Squadron in the Royal Air Force (Volunteer Reserve) as a wireless operator and air gunner until his death in 1942.

Thomas Harold Erwin

Driver | T/160200

Driver Thomas Harold Erwin from Ballymena, Co. Antrim died in Scotland on 8th November 1941 while serving as a driver with the Royal Army Service Corps.

James Reynolds

Corporal | 5570858

Corporal James Reynolds died on 5th April 1941 in an accident while serving with 4th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment. He was from Ballymena, Co. Antrim.

Wilson Stevenson

Officer Cadet | 6355702

Officer Cadet Wilson Stevenson died in England on 2nd November 1946. His grave is in his parents William and Margaret's home town of Ballymena, Co. Antrim.

Victor Arnold Thompson

Flight Sergeant | 1076295

Flight Sergeant Victor Arnold Thompson of Ballymena, Co. Antrim died on 6th April 1945 when Vickers Wellington HE928 came down during a training exercise.

Other graves in Ballymena New Cemetery

Robert Reid


Constable Robert Reid of the Royal Ulster Constabulary died on 5th May 1941 when the Luftwaffe attacked Belfast in what became The Fire Raid of the Blitz.