Aircraftman 2nd Class James Green (1007141) served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during World War Two. He was the husband of Matilda Green of 173 Fortwilliam Park, Belfast, Co. Antrim.
James died at Musgrave Channel, Belfast, Co. Antrim on 29th November 1941 aged 31 years old. He served in No. 968 Balloon Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force in Belfast, Co. Antrim. This Squadron formed at Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire before relocating to Belfast, Co. Antrim on 12th September 1940. The Squadron had 5 Flights, with a total of 16 Barrage Balloons. Half of these were waterborne.
James Green’s grave is in Section ZZ, Grave 150 of Carnmoney Cemetery, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim. His headstone bears the inscription:
A light is gone, a voice we loved is stilled, a place is vacant which never can be filled.