Thomas Majurey

Rifleman Thomas Majurey of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 3rd June 1940 at a military hospital in Dover, Kent. He sustained wounds serving in Dunkirk, France.

Rifleman

Thomas Majurey

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Rifleman Thomas "Tom" Majurey served in 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles when he received wounds on active service in Dunkirk, France in 1940.

Rifleman Thomas Majurey (7013776) served in 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles during World War Two. Born in 1921, he was the son of Andrew Majurey and Dorothy Majurey of 4 Pollard Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

Known to family and friends as Tom, he enlisted in the British Army at the outbreak of World War Two. One of his brothers, John Majurey, of 44 Rathcool Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim also served during the Second World War.

Rifleman Majurey died at a military hospital in Dover, Kent on 3rd June 1940 aged 19 years old. He returned to the United Kingdom wounded from Dunkirk, France. He fought in the rearguard of the British Expeditionary Force with 2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles.

Thomas Majurey’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section S1, Grave 312 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim. His headstone bears the inscription:

Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.