We are taking school bookings for 2021/22! Book now to avoid disappointment or visit the Learning page for more info

Blitz Victims List

/

George Spence

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Electrician and Auxiliary Fire SerVice

Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Place of Death: Royal Avenue

Age: 17

George lost his life when a bomb exploded on Royal Avenue as he and his Auxiliary Fire Service crew were making their way to the LMS Station on the Shore Road.

His colleague Hugh was also killed in this incident.

George is buried in Ballylesson Churchyard.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Castles Hugh 33 Auxiliary Fire Service Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Injured at Royal Avenue and died same day at Mater Infirmorum Hospital View

Subscribe To Our Mailing List For Updates