26th March

On 26th March 1942, a Belfast Telegraph photographer observed the No. 26 Trolleybus on its usual route past Stormont Parliament Buildings in East Belfast.

Stormont during the Second World War

A number 26 trolley bus passes by Stormont. The seat of the Northern Ireland government in 1941 was painted black with a mixture of tar and manure to hide it from Luftwaffe bombers. Photo taken on 26th March 1942. Copyright Belfast Telegraph.

Andrew Kennedy

Sergeant | 971349

Flight Engineer Sergeant Andrew Kennedy from Paradise Avenue, Ballymena, Co. Antrim served in RAF 10 Squadron at the time of his death on 26th March 1944.

Allan Lamont

Able Seaman | D/SSX 17853

Allan Lamont never met his father who was killed by a sniper during World War One. Lamont would see action himself in the Royal Navy during World War Two.

James Lockhart

James Lockhart

Sergeant | 7009959

Sergeant James Lockhart of 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles died on 26th March 1942. The Belfast born soldier had received treatment in Hatfield, England.

John Graham Logan

Leading Aircraftman | 632192

Leading Aircraftman John Graham Logan of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 26th March 1942 while serving with Auxiliary Air Force 949 Balloon Barrage Squadron.

Joseph Spratt

Leading Signalman | D/JX 135189

Leading Signalman Joseph Spratt from near Gilford, Co. Down served on board HMS Jaguar (F34) when it went down off the coast of Egypt on 26th March 1942.