26th May

AMong those with connections to Northern who died on 26th May are an American GI executed after a murder trial, and a German Prisoner of War in Co. Armagh.

Deaths on 26th May

Wiley Harris Jr


Private Wiley Harris Jr US Army was found guilty of a brutal murder in Earl Street in North Belfast in March 1944. The victim was a known pimp in the area.

Wilhelm Jungclaus

Obergefreiter | A811180

Corporal Wilhelm Jungclaus died in a road traffic collision on 26th May 1945. At the time, the German seaman was a prisoner of war in Gilford, Co. Down.

Stanley Donald Wills

Flight Sergeant | 400746

Royal Australian Air Force Flight Sergeant Stanley Donald Wills served in RAF 153 Squadron at RAF Ballyhalbert, Co. Down when he died on 26th May 1942.