2nd April

Remembering the service personnel with connections to Northern Ireland who gave their lives on 2nd April both during and soon after the Second World War.

Remembering the Fallen

Bernard McCrystal

Private | 13011025

Bernard McCrystal of Broughshane, Co. Antrim served in 79th Company, The Pioneer Corps at his time of death on 2nd April 1944 during the Italian Campaign.

Joseph William McKernan

Warrant Officer Class II | D/25096

Company Sergeant Major Joseph William McKernan served with the Royal Ulster Rifles during World War Two. He died after the war's end on 2nd April 1947.

Brian Beven Russell

Lieutenant | 278612

Lieutenant Brian Beven Russell served in 3rd Battalion Irish Guards at his time of death on 2nd April 1945. His mother's grave is in Donaghadee, Co. Down.