28th May

On 28th May 1940, enemy engagement intensified as 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles withdrew further toward the Dunkirk coast between Boezinge and Woesten.

2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles

Samuel Craig

Rifleman | 7011030

Rifleman Samuel Craig of Glynn, Co. Antrim died between 28th May 1940 and 2nd June 1940. He served with 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles at Dunkirk.

Thomas Leslie

Sergeant | 7006851

Sergeant Thomas Leslie of Mayfair Street, Belfast died on 28th May 1940 as the Royal Ulster Rifles fought in Belgium with the British Expeditionary Force.

George McNeill

Rifleman | 7013035

Rifleman George McNeill died on 28th May 1940 while serving with 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles as part of the British Expeditionary Force in Belgium.

Robert James Moffatt

Rifleman | 7013481

Rifleman Robert James Moffatt died on 28th May 1940 while serving with the Royal Ulster Rifles during the British Expeditionary Force's retreat to Dunkirk.

John Patrick O’Halloran

Corporal | 7011733

Corporal John Patrick O'Halloran of Belfast died between 28th May 1940 and 2nd June 1940 fighting in the British Expeditionary Force's fallback to Dunkirk.

Lalor Smith

Rifleman | 7011328

Rifleman Lalor Smith from Bessbrook, Co. Armagh served in the Royal Ulster Rifles at the time of his death during Operation Dynamo on 28th May 1940.

Patrick Joseph Treanor

Rifleman | 7014151

Rifleman Patrick Joseph Treanor of Newry, Co. Down died on 28th May 1940 as the Royal Ulster Rifles held the rear guard of the British Expeditionary Force.

Remembering the Fallen

Jack Donnelly Pringle

Flight Sergeant | 1485878

Flight Sergeant Jack Donnelly Pringle of Cregagh Road, Belfast died on 28th May 1944 while serving in RAF 263 Squadron based at RAF Harrowbeer, Devon.

Michael Queally

Sergeant | 7110997

Sergeant Michael Queally was the husband of Mary Kathleen Queally of Omagh, Co. Tyrone. He died on 28th May 1940 while serving in the Royal Irish Fusiliers.