23rd February

Remembering those from the Armies, Air Forces, and Navys with connections to Northern Ireland who lost their lives from 1939-1945 during World War Two.

Remembering the Fallen

Thompson McWhirter Allen

Third Engineer Officer

Third Engineer Officer Thompson McWhirter Allen died on 23rd February 1943 when MV Eulima was struck twice by torpedoes fired by the German submarine U-186.

Trevor Barkley Boyd

Sergeant | 1145139

Sergeant Trevor Barkley Boyd of Greenisland, Co. Antrim died on 23rd February 1944 while on a bombing raid in Burma with RAF No. 1673 Heavy Conversion Unit.

Kenneth Norman Colyer

Able Seaman | C/LD/X 5213

Able Seaman Kenneth Norman Colyer of Purdysburn, Co. Down died on 23rd February 1941 while on board SS Anglo-Peruvian. He served in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Thomas Hollran

Fifth Engineer Officer

Fifth Engineer Officer Thomas Hollran died on 23rd February 1943 when MV Eulima went down north-west of the Azores killing 54 crew members and 9 gunners.