Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Co. Down

Bangor New Cemetery on the Newtownards Road in Co. Down is the resting place of 40 servicemen who served in World War Two as well as victims of the Blitz.

Bangor New Cemetery

62 Newtownards Road


BT20 4DN

United Kingdom

Commonwealth War Graves in Bangor New Cemetery

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission lists 40 grave plots in Bangor New Cemetery on Newtownards Road, Bangor, Co. Down.

Last NameFirst Name(s)Date of DeathGrave
AhmedShief20th July 1940Section 5X, Grave 23B
BeckettThomas Smith20th July 1940Section 5X, Grave 21
BowmanEric Ritchie24th December 1941Section 4V, Grave 82
CameronCyril Charles22nd October 1944Section 4V, Grave 86
CoffinWilliam8th September 1945Section 5W, Grave 95
ConwayRobert25th December 1941Section 6P, Grave 21C
CookDerek Alfred17th March 1942Section 3L, Grave 1B
DarraghJames27th June 1945Section 5X, Grave 9
DevilleThomas Charles6th May 1943Section 5X, Grave 1
DicksonThomas25th September 1943Section 5W, Grave 79
DuffRobert20th August 1946Section 5X, Grave 35
EllisGeorge7th May 1945Section 4U, Grave 112
KingArthur James23rd April 1941Section 4V, Grave 20
LambHarold18th June 1944Section 5X, Grave 2
MorrisonWilliam John12th April 1944Section 4U, Grave 24
FraserWilliam Elliot15th September 1946Section 4R, Grave 158
GaultWilliam Francis Ernest4th April 1941Section 4V, Grave 39
KennedyHugh16th December 1940Section 5W, Grave 37
LeeEdward19th December 1946Section 1A, Grave 124
MacCallumJohn Evelyn Matier16th October 1943Section 2G, Grave 76
MacDonaldWilliam Moody28th August 1941Section 3K, Grave 160
MacFarlaneAlbert George29th January 1942Section 5Q, Grave 181
MartinEdward20th June 1945Section 3K, Grave 26
MegarryHerbert Reginald18th May 1940Section 4V, Grave 175
MileyFrederick James26th January 1942Section 1C, Grave 86
MillerWilliam Watson24th February 1945Section 4U, Grave 113
OwenEdward Francis19th February 1941Section 5X, Grave 1A
ReubenAlbert Edward10th June 1945Section 5W, Grave 90
RutherfordRobert Henry22nd July 1943Section 2H, Grave 166
SlossFrancis Neville18th June 1943Section 1D, Grave 17
SmithNathaniel Robert14th June 1942Section 4V, Grave 27
StewartThomas16th December 1944Section 4V, Grave 151A
StubbingsBarry John14th March 1942Section 5X, Grave 20
ThompsonErnest Oscar17th November 1943Section 4U, Grave 25
WatsonErnest15th September 1942Section 5O, Grave 82
WilsonRobert Logan28th June 1942Section 4R, Grave 147
WoodsMorrison19th August 1946Section Wall, Grave 369
HamiltonJohn Nelson5th May 1941Section 4V, Grave 41
HollywoodDavid Francis Apperson15th September 1943Section 7Q, Grave 25
MaugerLeslie Henry Willis5th April 1941Section V, Grave 3

Shief Ahmed

Fireman and Trimmer

Merchant Navy Fireman and Trimmer Shief Ahmed died on board SS Troutpool when it went down in the entrance to Bangor Harbour, Co. Down on 20th July 1940.

Thomas Smith Beckett


Merchant Navy Carpenter Thomas Smith Beckett died on board SS Troutpool when it went down in the entrance to Bangor Harbour, Co. Down on 20th July 1940.

Cyril Charles Cameron

Aircraftman 2nd Class | 3225065

Aircraftman 2nd Class Cyril Charles Cameron was a 19 year old trainee pilot when he died as a result of a bomb-loading accident at RAF Kirmington in 1944.

William Coffin

Sapper | 1951203

Sapper William Coffin served in the Royal Engineers during World War Two, He died on 8th September 1945 and is buried in Bangor Cemetery, Bangor, Co. Down.

James Darragh

Corporal | 6977528

Corporal James Darragh was born in Rasharkin, Co. Antrim. He served in the Royal Army Medical Corps at his time of death after the war on 27th June 1945.

Thomas Dickson

Lance Corporal | 7019627

Lance Corporal Thomas Dickson served with the Royal Ulster Rifles. He died on 25th September 1943 and is buried in Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Co. Down.

Robert Duff

Leading Stoker | D/KX94612

Leading Stoker Robert Duff of Groomsport, Co. Down served on board HMS Meteor during World War. He died in Ards District Hospital on 20th August 1946.

William Elliot Fraser


Surgeon William Elliot Fraser was born in London, Ontario, Canada but came to reside in Bangor, Co. Down. He died soon after the end of World War Two.

William Francis Ernest Gault

Sergeant | 950326

Sergeant William Ernest Gault from Bangor, Co. Down died on 4th April 1941 when his Hawker Hurricane came down on a hillside near Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim.

David Francis Apperson Hollywood


Sub-Lieutenant David Francis Apperson Hollywood served in the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War. His grave is in Bangor, Co. Down.

Hugh Kennedy

Corporal | 7902429

Corporal Hugh Kennedy served with North Irish Horse, Royal Armoured Corps when he died on 16th December 1941. The unit was based in Wiltshire, England.

Harold Lamb

Private | 14770658

General Service Corps Private Harold Lamb died on 18th June 1944 aged 37 years old. His grave is in Section 5X of Bangor New Cemetery, Bangor, Co. Down.

William Moody MacDonald

Pilot Officer | 102146

Pilot Officer William Moody MacDonald died in a training accident in Miles Master T8581 on 28th August 1941. His grave is in Bangor New Cemetery, Co. Down.

Albert George MacFarlane

Telegraphist | D/WRX 741

Bangor-born Telegraphist Albert George MacFarlane served at the naval base HMS Drake at Devonport, Plymouth at the time of his death on 29th January 1942.

Edward Martin

Lance Bombardier | 7047144

Lance Bombardier Edward Martin of Bangor, Co. Down died on 20th June 1945 after contracting an illness serving on a tanker off the coast of West Africa.

Leslie Henry Willis Mauger

Engineer Commander

Engineer Commander Leslie Henry Willis Mauger was born in Kent and served in the Royal Navy before his death in Belfast, Co. Antrim on 5th April 1941.

Herbert Reginald Megarry

Sergeant | 745111

Sergeant Herbert Reginald Megarry of Bangor, Co. Down was 20 years old when the young pilot died in an aviation accident over Oxfordshire on 18th May 1940.

Albert Edward Reuben

Corporal | 7212199

Royal Army Ordnance Corps Corporal Albert Edward Reuben lived in Bangor, Co. Down at the time of his death on 10th June 1945 close to the end of the war.

Francis Neville Sloss

Corporal | 1544915

Corporal Francis Neville Sloss died on 18th June 1943 in a training accident on board the Mk I Avro Lancaster I ED439 OL-N in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.

Nathaniel Robert Smith

Colour Sergeant | D/24698

Colour Sergeant Nathaniel Robert Smith of Bangor, Co. Down served in 30th Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles at the time of his death on 14th June 1942.

Thomas Stewart

Private | 34156

Private Thomas Stewart died on 16th December 1944. The Bangor, Co. Down man served with the Corps of Military Police during the Second World War.

Barry John Stubbings

Private | 5392025

Private Barry John Stubbings was only 16 years old when he died on 14th March 1942. The young English soldier's grave is in Bangor New Cemetery, Co. Down.

Ernest Watson

Sergeant | 1073521

Sergeant Ernest Watson flew in RAF 218 (Gold Coast) Squadron. He died on 15th September 1942 returning from a bombing raid over Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

Robert Logan Wilson

Aircraftman 1st Class | 995972

Born in Bangor, Co. Down, Robert Logan Wilson died on 28th June 1942 when Vickers Wellington R1445 came down soon after take-off from RAF Steeple Morden.

Morrison Woods

Sapper | 153284

Sapper Morrison Woods lived with his wife Phyllis Marguerite Woods in Bangor, Co. Down at the time of his death on 19th August 1946. He was 30 years old.

Victims of the Belfast Blitz

Five people who died as a result of enemy action on 16th April 1941 are buried in unmarked graves in Bangor New Cemetery.

First Name(s)Last NameDate of DeathGrave
Matilda LillianGrattan16th April 1941Unmarked
Margret ByersWatt16th April 1941Unmarked
RobertWright17th April 1941Unmarked
AngelineGrattan16th April 1941Unmarked
ShelaghGrattan16th April 1941Unmarked

Matilda Lillian Grattan


Matilda Lillian Grattan lived in Bangor, Co. Down with her family when she died as a result of enemy action on 16th April 1941 during the Belfast Blitz.

Shelagh Grattan


Shelagh Grattan lived in Bangor, Co. Down with her mother and sister when she died as a result of enemy action on 16th April 1941 during the Belfast Blitz.

Angeline Grattan


Angeline Grattan lived in Bangor, Co. Down with her mother and sister when she died as a result of enemy action on 16th April 1941 during the Belfast Blitz.