6th March

On 6th March 1945, Avro Anson LV153 crashed in the Sperrin Mountains, Co. Tyrone. At WartimeNI, we remember those who died on this date throughout the war.

The murder of Harry Coogan on Earl Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim

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7th March 2018

North Belfast was the scene of a brutal murder on Earl Street in March 1944. The victim was a known pimp in the area, his attacker a member of the US Army.

Avro Anson LV153 crash in the Sperrin Mountains, Co. Tyrone

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6th March 2018

On 6th March 1945, Avro Anson LV153 crashed at Mullaclogha Mountain in the Sperrin Mountains, Co. Tyrone killing 4 of the 5 crew members from the RAF.

Remembering the Fallen

Robert Hugh Gillian

Flight Sergeant | 37399

Robert Hugh Gillian died on 6th March 1943 as Avro Anson LV153 crashed in the Sperrin Mountains, Co. Tyrone. The Australian navigator was 27 years old.

Hubert Stanley Sheals

Flying Officer | 61116

Flying Officer Hubert Stanley Sheals died on 6th March 1942 during an ambush in Java, Indonesia after he had evacuated following the fall of Singapore.