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Dermot Michael Power

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2nd November 2016

Able Seaman Dermot Michael Power was a Canadian seaman serving in the Royal Navy until November 1941 on board the cruiser HMS Cairo during World War Two.

Joseph Scouarnec

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31st October 2016

Able Seaman Joseph Scouarnec was a Free French member of the Merchant Navy who travelled much of the world before his death in Belfast, Co. Antrim in 1945.

James Knox

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30th October 2016

Gunner James Knox served in 8th (Belfast) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment of the Royal Artillery. He was wounded during action in northern France in June 1940.

James Francis Ferguson Kerr

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21st October 2016

Sergeant James Francis Ferguson Kerr was training as an observer with No. 13 OTU when he died as a result of an aviation accident on 21st October 1940.

Samuel Britton McConnell

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19th October 2016

Major Samuel Britton McConnell saw action in both World Wars with 1st and 2nd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. He died in Yenangyaung, Burma in April 1942.

Hill Hamilton

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9th October 2016

Sergeant Hill Hamilton emigrated to Canada at the age of 23 and served across France and Belgium in the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps during World War Two.

John Cecil Verran

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9th October 2016

Private John Cecil Verran of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 9th October 1943 while being held prisoner of war by Japanese forces in camps in the Far East.

Michael Desmond Mulcahy

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7th October 2016

Able Seaman Michael Desmond Mulcahy died on 7th October 1941 after contracting dysentry as a prisoner of war. He was on the Japanese transport Lisbon Maru.

Aaron Smyth

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3rd October 2016

Trooper Aaron Smyth served in the Reconnaissance Corps at the time of his death on 3rd October 1944. His grave is in Dundonald Cemetery, Co. Down.