James Charles Skelly

Captain James Charles Skelly of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 1st November 1944 while on board an LVT that came under attack at Westkappele, Netherlands.


James Charles Skelly


Captain James Charles Skelly on Belfast, Co. Antrim was with 82nd Assault Squadron, Royal Engineers as they attempted to come ashore at Westkappele, Netherlands in November 1944.

Captain James Charles Skelly (265920) served in 82nd Assault Squadron, Royal Engineers during World War Two. He was the son os Samuel Skelly and Louisa Skelly of Belfast, Co. Antrim.

Skelly died on 1st November 1944 aged 25 years old. He was on board an LVT (Landing Vehicle Tracked), hit while coming ashore at Westkappele, Netherlands. Royal Engineers were part of the Battle of the Scheldt.

James Charles Skelly has no known grave. His name is on Panel 2 of the Groesbeek Memorial, Gelderland, Netherlands.