Aircraftman 1st Class Irvine was one of four airmen aboard the RAF Hudson P5127 which crashed, soon after taking off from Thornaby airport, at Ingleby Barwick, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.
Please see Richard Allenby's http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/yorkshire/york40/p5127.html
The four casualties of this accident were:-
Aircraftman 1st Class William Charles IRVINE,
Sergeant Eric MORGAN,
Sergeant Dennis Robert HOLBECHE and
Sergeant James Richard BUTTERWORTH.
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class
Trade: Wireless Operator
Service No: 625299
Service: Royal Air Force
Division: 220 Squadron
Son of William and Ethel Irvine of Tullyhogue, Couny Tyrone, of Northern Ireland.
PEACE, PERFECT PEACE.