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The Berlin 1939-1945 Cemetery in Charlottenburg, Berlin is run by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Nineteen Ulster men killed during World War Two are buried in this cemetery. Photo taken on 24th October 2017.

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Scott Edgar – World War Two Northern Ireland.

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John Gilmore

Private John Gilmore served in the 18th Battalion New Zealand Infantry although his parents came from Belfast. He died in captivity in Germany in 1944.

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Andrew Leslie McConnell

Sergeant Andrew Leslie McConnell from Ballymoney, Co. Antrim served with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve and was killed during a Berlin raid in 1944.

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ANZAC troops in Northern Ireland

ANZAC Day is commemorated on 25th April each year across the world including events at Ballance House in Glenavy. Many ANZAC troops served and died in NI.

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Liberator AL577 Crash near Dundalk

On 16th March 1942, an American Liberator AL577 came down in bad weather near Jenkinstown in the Dundalk vicinity of Louth. 19 young airmen were on board.

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Thomas William Taylor

Sergeant Thomas William Taylor (405529) served with the Royal New Zealand Air Force during WW2. He was killed in a B24 Liberator Mk III crash in Co. Antrim.

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David Farquhar Capel

Pilot Officer David Farquhar Capel served with the Royal Australian Air Force and was with RAF 220 Squadron at Ballykelly when he died in the FK207 crash.

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Alan Gilbert Potter

Flight Sergeant Alan Gilbert Potter (417302) served with Royal Australian Air Force in World War Two. He was the son of Australian Joseph and Marion Potter.

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John William Hughes

Fight Sergeant John William Hughes of the Royal New Zealand Air Force died when his Wellington Bomber HF838 came down near Aghanloo in Co. Londonderry.

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John Gouinlock Anderson

Flying Officer John Gouinlock Anderson of the Royal New Zealand Air Force died when his Wellington Bomber HF838 came down near Bolea in Co. Londonderry.

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William Wilson Kirby

Sergeant William Wilson Kirby (416768) served in the Royal Australian Air Force. For a time during World War Two he flew from a base in Northern Ireland.

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