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Ernest Victor Cooke

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Labourer

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 95 Blythe Street

Age: 16

Ernest was killed by a bomb explosion on Blythe Street during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

His mother Mary Jane, brothers David and John, uncle David, aunt Violet and cousins Vera and Ella also lost their lives.

Sarah Thompson is also recorded as being killed by enemy action at 95 Blythe Street during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

Ernest is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Cooke John 7 - 15 April 1941 95 Blythe Street View
Cooke David McKee 2 - 15 April 1941 95 Blythe Street View
Cooke Mary Jane 43 Housewife 16 April 1941 95 Blythe Street View
Todd Violet 32 Housewife April 15 1941 95 Blythe Street View
Todd Vera 4 - 15 April 1941 95 Blythe Street View
Todd Ella Elizabeth 12 - 15 April 1941 95 Blythe Street View
Thompson Sarah Jane 21 Warehouse Worker Tuesday, April 15, 1941 95 Blythe Street View
McKee David 26 Engineer, Merchant Navy Tuesday, April 15, 1941 95 Blythe Street View

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