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Photographs 1

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Fusilier John Maguire, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, who with three other soldiers lost his life as the result of a boating accident in England, March 1942; son of Mr. John Maguire, Park Street, Coleraine

Alderman Hugh Clements, J.P., Strand Road, Coleraine

Mr. A. D. Sutherland, J.P., The Boulevard, Coleraine

Mr. Daniel Cunningham, J.P., Bridge Street, Coleraine

Mr. Samuel J. Henry, J.P., Lodge Road, Coleraine

Able-Seaman Matthew Quigley, fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Quigley, 17 Macdonald Terrace, Coleraine

First-Class Stoker Robert George McCahon, missing on war service; third son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. McCahon, Crewe, Culnady

Petty Officer Thomas McCready, R.N., nephew of Mr. J. Nimmock, 95a Causeway Street, Portrush, is a prisoner of war in Hong Kong

Petty Officer William Smyth, Lisbellnagroagh, Bushmills, died as the result of a flying accident, December 1941

Second Lieutenant W. Herbert Farley, R.A.S.C., died from wounds received in action in the Middle East, December, 1941; second son of the late Rev. Professor W. J. Farley, Magee University College, Derry, and of Mrs. Farley, Golf Terrace, Portstewart

Scene at the Diamond, Coleraine, 18th April, 1942, when a parade of Service and Civil Defence Units took part in the inauguration of Londonderry City and County Warship Week. American troops passing the saluting base where the Prime Minister took the salute

Mr. J. M. Andrews, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, addressing the Warship Week meeting in Coleraine

Pilot Officer David M. Jenkinson, Royal Canadian Air Force, reported missing; son of Mr. W. Jenkinson and the late Mrs. Jenkinson, Toronto. His mother was formerly Miss Ellen Montgomery, daughter of the late Mr. J. Montgomery, New Row, Coleraine

Rev. William Campbell Clark, minister of Coleraine Congregational Church; inducted, 15th January, 1942

Mr. Daniel McGowan, Portstewart, who was admitted to membership of "Lighthouse" L.O.L. 579, on 5th April, 1872

Mr. William Eccles Henry, Town Clerk of Coleraine, and Miss Norah Rosemary Bright, daughter of Mr. Sydney Bright, solicitor, and the late Mrs. Bright, Dunavon, Portadown, whose marriage took place in Tartaraghan Presbyterian Church, near Lurgan, 6th February 1942

This photograph of four Irishmen reading the "Northern Constitution" in Canada was sent to us by Aircraftman W. Glenholmes, second from the right, who in civil life was a N.I.R.T.B. bus driver and whose wife and family reside at 12 Windsor Avenue, Coleraine

Mr. Daniel MacLaughlin, Solicitor and Notary Public, Coleraine, died 17th November, 1941

Mr. Robert Darragh, J.P., chairman of Portrush Harbour Company, a prominent figure in railway and business circles in Northern Ireland, died at Portrush, 27th January, 1942

Mr. Harry Allen Hamilton, chairman of the White House (Portrush) Ltd., died 8th March 1942. Mr. Hamilton served with the King's Royal Rifles in the 1914-18 war and was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal

Mr. Edgar Grimshaw Bigger, a director of Messrs. Biggers, Ltd., Londonderry, victim of a fatal shooting accident, 7th February 1942

Wedding in St. Patrick's Church, Glen, Maghera, 5th February, 1942, of Mr. Peter Kelly, cattle dealer, Portglenone, and Miss Ellen McMaster, eldest daughter of Mr. Daniel McMaster, spirit merchant, Maghera, and Mrs. McMaster. The bridesmaids were Miss Annie McMaster, sister of the bride, and Miss Mary McKenna, cousin of the bride. Mr. James Madden, uncle of the bridegroom, was best man, and Mr. P. J. McKenna, groomsman

Mr. Frederick W. Crawford, J.P., "Lynwood" Institution Road, Coleraine, vice-chairman Coleraine Harbour Board, died 27th March, 1942

Mr. Thomas A. Liken, Quay Road, Ballycastle, victim of a fatal accident, 13th March 1942

Alderman Samuel Stirling, J.P., Mayor of Coleraine, died 28th February 1942

Captain R. A. Cramsie, J.P., O'Harabrook, Ballymoney, died, 30th June 1942

Miss Annette Scott, "Rathkenny" Lodge Road, Coleraine, died 5th July, 1942, in her 107th year

Acting Squadron-Leader Antony D. J. Lovell, R.A.F., who received a bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross in recognition of gallantry displayed in flying operations against the enemy; son of Mrs. Lovell, Ballywillan Road, Portrush

Group at the wedding of Surgeon-Lieutenant Edwin Cecil Torrie, R.N.V.R., elder son of Rev. E. G. Torrie, B.A., and Mrs. Torrie, Edenmore, Coleraine, and Miss Mary Helen Crawford Hodgett, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Hodgett, "Cabra" Downshire Road, Newry, at Donegall Square Methodist Church, Belfast, 30th June 1942. Back row - left to right - Mr. E. Hodgett, Mrs. Torrie, Mrs. Hodgett, Rev. E. G. Torrie.  Front row - Miss A. P. Hodgett (bridesmaid), bridegroom and bride, Mr. R. Torrie (best man)

Gunner James Frederick Hall, R.N.R., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hall, Barmouth, Castlerock, commended for bravery in the Merchant Navy

Captain William McGrath, D.S.O., Royal Engineers, killed in the Middle East, February, 1942; eldest son of Mrs. McGrath, Mountsandel, Coleraine, and the late Mr. James McGrath

Sergeant Robert Barr, R.A.F., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Barr, Rothesay House, Coleraine, died on active service, December 1941

Group-Captain Francis Victor Beamish, D.S.O. ( and Bar), D.F.C., A.F.C., reported missing; hero of many air battles, and one of four noted airmen brothers; son of Mrs. Beamish, Kildollagh, Coleraine, and the late Mr. F. P. Beamish, M.A., Inspector of Schools (also in 1941 DAYB)