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Eileen McWhinney

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Trouser Presser and ARP Telephonist

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 22 Unity Street

Age: 18

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

Her parents Joseph and Bridget, brothers James and Joseph and sister Mary were also killed.

Additionally, her colleagues of ARP Post 396, Kathleen, Maurice, Sean, Rory, Thomas and Robert were also killed in this incident.

Eileen is buried in Milltown Cemetery.

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 Bridget 46 Housewife 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
Duff Kathleen 16 Machinist and ARP Telephonist 16 April 1941 ARP Post, Trinity Street View
Cooke Thomas 22 ARP Warden 16 April 1941 34 Unity Street View
Farrelly Maurice Phillip 26 ARP Warden 16 April 1941 Unity Street View
McKenna John (Sean) 15 Shop Assistant and ARP Messenger 16 April 1941 20 Unity Street View
Quinn John Roderick (Rory) 18 ARP Warden 16 April 1941 41 Unity Street View
Hood Robert Dalzell 17 Sackman and ARP Warden 16 April 1941 ARP Post Unity Street View

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