Awarded the Military Medal for his actions during the Normandy campaign, Rifleman Andrew Charles of Magherafelt was one of the last surviving D-Day veterans.
Sergeant Alexander Liggett served in 7 Royal Tank Regiment during the Second World War. His military career took him from Portadown to Palestine and on to war.
From May 1941 - July 1943, Lieutenant General Harold Edmund Franklyn C.B., D.S.O., M.C. was General Officer Commanding British Troops in Northern Ireland.
Born in Newtownards, Co. Down, Paddy Mayne was a poetry lover, a pack powerhouse, a paratrooper, and a founding member of the Special Air Service in 1941.
Fusilier James Clifford served in 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment during the Second World War. He died in his hometown of Belfast on 14th December 1945.
2nd Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers fought across the Mediterranean theatre during the Second World War, spending some time on Malta and on the Greek islands.
First Lieutenant Fred Anthony Barton died in a tragic aviation incident near Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone on the eve of his departure from Northern Ireland.
Sergeant Frank M. Seitz Jr. died on 26th May 1945 while serving with 343rd Squadron, 325th Service Group, United States Army Air Force in Northern Ireland.
Private Wallace J. Demery of 325th Service Group, U.S.A.A.F. died as a result of a motoring incident while based in Northern Ireland on 20th October 1944.