Gilford War Memorial

Rifleman Andrew Fullerton

Andrew Fullerton

Rifleman | 7013832

Rifleman Andrew Fullerton of Gilford, Co. Down died between 29th May 1940 and 2nd June 1940 during the British Expeditionary Force's retreat to Dunkirk.

John McCoo

Rifleman | 6985059

Rifleman John McCoo of Gilford, Co. Down died on 13th June 1944 while serving in the Battle of Normandy with 1st (Airborne) Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles.

Joseph Spratt

Leading Signalman | D/JX 135189

Leading Signalman Joseph Spratt from near Gilford, Co. Down served on board HMS Jaguar (F34) when it went down off the coast of Egypt on 26th March 1942.

Maxwell Smyth

Corporal | 6977646

Corporal Maxwell Smyth from Laurencetown, Co. Down died on 29th March 1942 while serving with 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in Burma (Myanmar).

Richard Major

Sergeant | 1074283

Richard Major of Ballynagarrick, Gilford, Co. Down died on 15th August 1943 when Halifax HR745 came under attack from the Luftwaffe over the Bay of Biscay.

Flight Sergeant Robert Getgood McCrory

Robert Getgood McCrory

Sergeant | 1024870

Sergeant Robert Getgood McCrory of Banbridge, Co. Down died on 29th July 1942. The former Head Teacher served in Bomber Command with RAF 115 Squadron.

William Ashwood McBurney

Rifleman | 7046106

Rifleman William Ashwood McBurney of Banbridge, Co. Down died at Le Mesnil in Normandy on 9th July 1944 while serving in 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles.