24th February

On 24th February each year, we remember those with connections to Northern Ireland from all the forces who gave their lives during the Second World War.

Remembering the Fallen

Crelin Arthur Walford Bodie DFC

Pilot Officer | 42790

Pilot Officer Crelin Arthur Walford Bodie joined the Royal Air Force on a short service commission in October '39. He was killed near RNAS Eglinton in 1942.

James Thomas Bingham

Private | 7014158

Private James Thomas Bingham of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 24th February 1944 during The London Scottish Gordon Highlanders time in the Italian campaign.

Edward Charles Dalton


Lieutenant Edward Charles Dalton died on 24th February 1942 while serving in the Royal Naval Fleet Air Arm based at HMS Goshawk on the island of Trinidad.

Robert Gallagher

Assistant Steward

Assistant Steward Robert Gallagher of Derry/Londonderry died on 24th February 1941 when U-97 sank merchant ship SS Jonathan Holt off the Faroe Islands.

William Watson Miller

Flying Officer | 151387

Flying Officer William Watson Miller from Bangor, Co Down died aged 21 years old on 24th February 1945 when his De Havilland Mosquito crashed in training.

James Wylie DCM

Sergeant | 2719527

Sergeant James Wylie DCM of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 24th February 1944 during 1st Battalion Irish Guards' involvement in the action at Anzio, Italy.