6th May

On 6th May, we remember those with connections to Ulster who died at home, across the United Kingdom, and throughout the world during the Second World War.

Funeral of Private Steve Fellin at Lisnabreeny.

The funeral of Private Steve Fellin (32162876) at Lisnabreeny. Private Fellin of 56th Field Artillery Batallion, 8th Infantry Division was killed on 3rd May 1944. The grave on the left belongs to Sergeant William J Devenney, one of the crew of B26 41-18150. Photo taken on 6th May 1944.

Remembering the Fallen

James Thomas John Brown


James Thomas John Brown was the son of Hugh Maine and Margaret Maine of Belfast. He died on 6th May 1941 while employed at the Murex Works near Glasgow.

Thomas Charles Deville

Private | 7020517

Private Thomas Charles Deville died on 6th May 1943 at Bangor Hospital, Bangor, Co. Down. He was born in London and served in Ulster with the Pioneer Corps.

David Lawson

Fusilier | 4196588

Fusilier David Lawson of Newcastle, Co. Down died on 6th May 1944 serving in India during the Battle of Kohima with 1st Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers.