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Blitz Victims List

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Bridget McWhinney

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Housewife

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 22 Unity Street

Age: 46

Bridget was presumed dead as a ‘consequence of war operations’ at an inquest held at Belfast City Hall on 12 June 1941.

She was killed when a parachute mine struck the spire of Trinity Street Church during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

Her husband Joseph and children Mary, Eileen, James and Joseph were also killed.

Bridget has no known grave.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
McWhinney Joseph 45 Railway worker 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
McWhinney Eileen 18 Trouser Presser and ARP Telephonist 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
McWhinney Mary 16 Stitcher 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
McWhinney James 11 - 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
McWhinney Joseph 14 Messenger 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View

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