26th April

Private First Class Milburn H Henke returned to Belfast several times where he relived his experieces from 1942. He died in Minnesota on 26th April 1998.

Remembering the Fallen

Milburn H Henke

Milburn H Henke

Private First Class

Private First Class Milburn H Henke from Hutchinson, Minnesota was officially the first American GI to step into the European Theatre of Operations in 1942.

Alexander Hull

Sergeant | 6973254

Sergeant Alexander Hull served in 6th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He died in Belfast on 26th April 1941.

John Archibald Nicholson

Sergeant | 754117

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Sergeant John Archibald Nicholson died on 26th April 1941 while flying Supermarine Spitfire X4245 with RAF 602 Squadron.