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625299   Aircraftman William Charles Irvine
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 220 Squadron, Royal Air Force (British Air Force)
Died: 11/06/1940 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Aircraftman, 1st Class (Wireless Operator), William Charles (Billy) Irvine was the son of William & Ethel Victoria Irvine (nee Appleby), Doorless, Tullyhogue, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. Billy Irvine was on board a coastal command aircraft, Hudson P5127 that got into difficulties after takeoff and dived into the ground 1 mile north of Thornaby, Yorkshire, on 11th June 1940.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thornaby-On-Tees Cemetery
  Thornaby-On-Tees, Yorkshire
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 2414187
Heading north on the A19 at Crathorne, follow the signs for the City Centre towards Thornaby. The Cemetery is just to the south of Mandale Marshes Race Course at the junction with the A174 and located on the bank of the Old River Tees.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Cookstown Cenotaph World War II - North Panel Cookstown
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2019