11th October

Remembering men and women with connections to Northern Ireland who lost their lives on 11th October from Ballymena to Belgium, to Burma.

Remembering the Fallen

James Alexander Carmichael

Fusilier | 6980528

Fusilier James Alexander Carmichael was known as Jim. He died on 11th October 1944 while serving with the Special Boat Squadron, SAS near Athens, Greece.

Joseph Baird McIlreavey

Lance Sergeant | B/11124

Lance Sergeant Joseph Baird McIlreavey, born in Co. Londonderry, served in the Royal Canadian Artillery at the time of his death in Belgium on 11th October 1944.

Joseph McToal

Private | 13024414

Private Joseph McToal of Ballymoney, Co. Antrim served in the Pioneer Corps at his time of death as a result of an accident in England on 11th October 1941.

Robert Stewart Wilkinson

Corporal | D/24552

Corporal Robert Stewart Wilkinson served with 6th Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles in World War Two. At 52 years old, he died in his hometown of Belfast.