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Bertha McGowan

Bertha McGowan

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Housekeeper

Date of Death: 06 May 1941

Place of Death: Royal Victoria Hospital

Age: 56

Bertha was seriously injured at her home on Avondale Street during the final raid of the Belfast Blitz.

She later died of her wounds in the Royal Victoria Hospital.

Her husband William was also killed.

They are both buried in the mass grave at Belfast City Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
McGowan William Thomas 59 Labourer 06 May 1941 Avondale Street View

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