21st April

Remembering those who served during the Second World War and who lost their lived on this day, 21st April between the years of the conflict, 1939 to 1945.

US LST 393 in Ballyholme Bay, Bangor

US LST 393. Landing Ship Tank (LST-393) in Ballyholme Bay, Bangor, Co. Down on 21st April 1944, while undertaking beach landing exercises with the US Army. This vessel is now a museum in Muskegon, Michigan. Photo taken from the LST-393 website.

Remembering the Fallen

Robert Monaghan

Lance Corporal | 7014323

Lance Corporal Robert Monaghan from Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 21st April 1945 while serving in Italy with 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

Peter Tristan Smith

Sergeant | 1290933

Sergeant Peter Tristan Smith of Bangor, Co. Down died on 21st April 1943 while on a night time Bomber Command operation over Europe with RAF 61 Squadron.