Ardglass, Co. Down during the Second World War

The village of Ardglass, Co. Down hosted members of the United States Army in 1942 with the arrival of elements of the 3rd Battalion, 6th Armored Infantry.

Ardglass

Co. Down

Northern Ireland

American Forces

The following American forces were based in the area in 1942. If you have more information on exact bases, please get in touch.

Start DateEnd DateUnit
1942One Company of 3rd Battalion, 6th Armored Infantry (1st Armored Division)
Luftwaffe Junkers shot down over Ardglass, Co. Down

Luftwaffe Junkers shot down over Ardglass, Co. Down

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5th May 2019

Squadron Leader JWC Simpson of RAF 245 Squadron shot down a Junkers over Ardglass, Co. Down during The Fire Raid of the Belfast Blitz on 5th May 1941.