7th March

On 7th March 1942, Corporal Earl Ervin Perkins was the first US Army casualty of World War Two in Europe when he died at a military camp in Co. Antrim.

Remembering the Fallen

Bryan Desmond Uprichard Kane

2nd Lieutenant | 235313

2nd Lieutenant Bryan Desmond Uprichard Kane was known as "Mick" when he served with 104th (Essex Yeomanry) Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery during the war.

John Madden

Gunner | 1058272

Gunner John Madden served in the Royal Artillery in World War Two. He was visiting Belfast, Co. Antrim while home on leave when he died on 7th March 1942.

George Maxwell

Fusilier | 6983289

Fusilier George Maxwell served in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers at the time of his death on 7th March 1942. His grave is in Belfast City Cemetery.

Joseph Patrick McFadden


Joseph Patrick McFadden of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 7th March 1945. He sustained fatal injuries while working at East India Dock Road, London, UK.

Wilhelm Thoene

Gefreiter | B24399

Gefreiter Wilhelm Thoene served in the Wehrmacht, the Nazi military in World War Two. He died in Northern Ireland on 7th March 1945 while a Prisoner of War.