Harland and Wolff - Shipbuilding and Engineering Works

Ernest in the Drawing Office of Harland & Wolff (back row second from left)

Rifleman Ernest Bruce, M.M., Royal Irish Rifles (late Y C.V.'s), killed in action on 20th ult., had over four years' service, and had been previously wounded. Prior to enlistment he was a member of Derriaghy L.O.L. 135, and was employed as an apprentice draughtsman with Messrs. Harland & Wolff, Ltd. He was the only son of Mr. Thomas Bruce, Woodview, Dunmurry.