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James Sloan

Ordinary Seaman | P/JX 189420

Ordinary Seaman James Sloan of Ahoghill, Co. Antrim died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed the cruiser HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete.

James Francis Bailie

Able Seaman | D/SSX 24182

Able Seaman James Francis Bailie Casson of Greyabbey, Co. Down died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete.

John Henry Megraw

Boy 1st Class | D/JX 162146

Boy 1st Class John Henry Megraw of Belfast died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete. He was 17 years old.

Robert Alexander Whyte

Boy 1st Class | D/JX 163266

Boy 1st Class Robert Alexander Whyte of Ballykelly, Co. Londonderry died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed HMS Gloucester in the Battle of Crete.

William James Young

Able Seaman | D/SSX 24859

Able Seaman William James Young of Belfast died in the Mediterranean on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete.

Robert McSpadden

Boy 1st Class | D/JX 162883

Boy 1st Class Robert McSpadden of Newcastle, Co. Down died on 22nd May 1941 when the Luftwaffe bombed the cruiser HMS Gloucester during the Battle of Crete.

Tudor Beattie

Sergeant | 974076

Sergeant Tudor Beattie attended the School of Medicine at Queen's University, Belfast before enlisting in the RAF. He died in France on 21st May 1941.

Allan McClelland

Guardsman | 2718831

Guardsman Allan McClelland of Belfast died in Norway on 20th May 1940 whiles serving with 1st Battalion Irish Guards. His grave is in Harstad Cemetery.

William James Gillespie

Fusilier | 6975630

Fusilier William James Gillespie of Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone died on 19th May 1940 while serving in Belgium with 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers, BEF.