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 Name First Name(s) Date of Death Grave
Brown John 5th May 1941 23.111
Gordon William Gallagher 21st May 1946 1.6
Higgins Daniel 16th April 1941 28.81
Corry David 21st November 1944 23.131
Corry Henry 5th May 1941 23.40
Edmonds John 20th April 1947 24.158
Graham James 13th December 1940 12.127
Hubbard James 24th August 1941 23.109
Irvine Annie 24th December 1945 2.120
Johnston John 26th June 1947 13.123
Leitch Wilfred 29th June 1946 21.233
Maxwell Charles 3rd June 1944 16.146
Phillips Peter Charles Hunter 9th July 1942 PP.28.82
Prosser David Francis 3rd July 1944 29.86
Reid Hugh Erin 9th April 1940 29.41
Simpson Raymond Farquhar 18th November 1943 PP.28.99
White Alfred 1st October 1940 PP.28.92
Flegier Henryk Andrzej 5th October 1943 RC.18.22
Heller Waldyslaw Eugeniusz 18th October 1943 RC.18.22
Komenda Henryk 9th July 1942 RC.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 with R.A.F. 315 Squadron flying 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.