John Terence Moore McFadden

Lieutenant John Terence Moore McFadden died on 4th October 1944 as a prisoner of war. He attended Campbell College, Belfast, Co. Down before enlisting.


John Terence Moore McFadden


Lieutenant John Terence Moore McFadden attended Campbell College, Belfast. A successful rugby player, he later served with 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles.

Lieutenant John Terence Moore McFadden (105619) served in 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles during the Second World War. Born on 26th January 1916, he was the son of Dr. Arthur William James McFadden C.B., M.B. and Alice Bristow McFadden (née Spence) of Belfast.

John attended Campbell College, Belfast where he played rugby. After leaving school, he worked for Prudential Insurance Service. He first enlisted in the Artists Rifles before transferring to the Airborne Division.

He died of an illness on 4th October 1944 aged 28 years old as a prisoner of war at Camp XIB, Bad Fallingbostel, Lower Saxony, Germany.

John Terence Moore McFadden’s grave is in Section 15, Row F, Grave 6 of Hanover War Cemetery, Hanover, Germany.