13th October

On 13th October 1942, Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal arrived in Northern Ireland to begin a 4-day visit to medical and military facilities.

Remembering the Fallen

John Thomas Cochrane

Able Seaman | C/JX 375555

Able Seaman John Thomas Cochrane of Newtownards, Co. Down died on 13th October 1944 when H.M.L.C.T. 2454 was swept away off the Dorset coast.

Robert Crawford

Gunner | 1473864

Gunner Robert Crawford served with 8th (Belfast) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment of the Royal Artillery before his death on 13th October 1940.

Albert Cyril Orr

Sergeant | 1145143

Sergeant Albert Cyril Orr of Kilkeel, Co. Down died on 13th October 1942 when his Wellington came down on a bombing raid over Kiel, Germany.

Stanley John Thompson

Pilot Officer | 86402

Pilot Officer Stanley John Thompson of Bessbrook, Co. Armagh died on 13th October 1940 aged 19. He served as a Pilot in the Royal Air Force.