1st October

On 1st October 1943, a Royal Ulster Constabulary officer died having been shot during a robbery at Ross' Spinning Mill, Odessa Street, Belfast.

Remembering the Fallen

Patrick McCarthy

Constable | Royal Ulster Constabulary

Patrick McCarthy of Co. Cork, Éire served in The Great War before joining the police in Belfast. His murder took place on 1st October 1943.

Edward Morrison

Private | 6213567

Edward Morrison of Saintfield, Co. Down died between 1st-2nd October 1942 when a U.S. Submarine sank the P.O.W. transport S.S. Lisbon Maru.

James Simpson

Aircraftman 2nd Class | 1905744

Aircraftman 2nd Class James Simpson of Belfast died in England on 1st October 1944. His grave is in Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down.