Movilla Cemetery, Newtownards, Co. Down

Movilla Cemetery stands on the Old Movilla Road in Newtownards, Co. Down. Among the most famous WW2 veterans buried there is SAS man Robert Blair Mayne.

Movilla Cemetery

Old Movilla Road


Co. Down

BT23 8HH

United Kingdom

Movilla Cemetery, Newtownards, Co. Down is the final resting place of one of the Second World War's most infamous servicemen, Robert Blair Mayne.

Commonwealth War Graves in Movilla Cemetery

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission lists 20 grave plots in Movilla Cemetery on Old Movilla Road, Newtownards, Co. Down.

Last NameFirst Name(s)Date of DeathGrave
BrownJohn5th May 194123.111
GordonWilliam Gallagher21st May 19461.6
HigginsDaniel16th April 194128.81
CorryDavid21st November 194423.131
CorryHenry5th May 194123.40
EdmondsJohn20th April 194724.158
GrahamJames13th December 194012.127
HubbardJames24th August 194123.109
IrvineAnnie24th December 19452.120
JohnstonJohn26th June 194713.123
LeitchWilfred29th June 194621.233
MaxwellCharles3rd June 194416.146
PhillipsPeter Charles Hunter9th July 1942PP.28.82
ProsserDavid Francis3rd July 194429.86
ReidHugh Erin9th April 194029.41
SimpsonRaymond Farquhar18th November 1943PP.28.99
WhiteAlfred1st October 1940PP.28.92
FlegierHenryk Andrzej5th October 1943RC.18.22
HellerWaldyslaw Eugeniusz18th October 1943RC.18.22
KomendaHenryk9th July 1942RC.18.23

David Corry

Sergeant | 3126332

Royal Scots Fusiliers Sergeant David Corry from Newtownards, Co. Down served during World War 2. His grave is in Movilla Cemetery in his Co. Down hometown.

John Edmonds

Gunner | 1469241

Gunner John Edmonds from Newtownards, Co. Down served with 9th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery before his death at home on 20th April 1947.

Henryk Andrzej Flegier

Sergeant | P/780038

Sergeant Henryk Andrzej Flegier served in the Polish Air Force and was a member of RAF 315 Squadron who flew training exercises from Ballyhalbert, Co. Down.

James Hubbard

Driver | T/185541

Royal Army Service Corps Driver James Hubbard died while in Northern Ireland on 24th August 1941. His grave is in Newtownards, Co. Down.

John Johnston

Ordinary Seaman | D/JX 619483

Ordinary Seaman John Johnston of Newtownards, Co. Down served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. He died on 26th June 1947 aged 20 years old.

Henryk Komenda

Lieutenant | P/792224

Henryk Komenda served in the Polish Air Force and was based at Newtownards Airfield, Co. Down at the time of his death in Defiant N3402 on 9th July 1942.

Wilfred Leitch

Craftsman | 7046457

Wilfred Leitch was born in Camlough, Co. Armagh but lived with his wife and 5 children in Newtownards, Co. Down at his time of death on 29th June 1946.

Peter Charles Hunter Phillips

Sergeant | 1312411

Sergeant Peter Charles Hunter Phillips died on 9th July 1942 when Boulton Paul Defiant N3402 came down near Ballycarry, Co. Antrim killing both occupants.

David Francis Prosser

Fusilier | 4193168

Fusilier David Francis Prosser died on 3rd July 1944 in Newtownards, Co. Down where the Welsh soldier lived after marrying a local girl Jeannie McMaster.

Hugh Erin Reid

Driver | 1893526

Driver Hugh Erin Reid of Newtownards, Co. Down died as a result of an accident on 9th April 1940 while serving with the Royal Engineers in York, England.