Carpenter's Mate Edward James Archer served in the Naval Auxiliary Personnel during the Second World War. Born on 4th April 1923, he was the son of Edward James Archer and Isabella Archer (née McNeice) of Belfast, Co. Antrim.
Edward James Archer’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section Y, Grave 75 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast. His headstone bears the inscription:
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves, for the wind was contrary.