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Hamilton Irvine

Hamilton Irvine

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Message Boy

Date of Death: 15 April 1941

Place of Death: Thorndyke Street shelter

Age: 14

Hamilton was killed when a shelter on Thorndyke Street was destroyed by a bomb during the Easter Tuesday Raid. At least 18 people were killed in this incident.

He was the son of James and Elizabeth Irvine and he is buried in Dundonald Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Bell Joseph (Joe) 45 Painter and ARP Warden 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street View
Bleakley Thomas William 51 Joiner 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street Shelter View
Bleakley Matilda Violet 50 Housewife 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street Shelter View
Crotty Mary Ann (Cissie) 57 - 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street Shelter View
Hughes Sarah 62 - 17 April 1941 Royal Victoria Hospital View
McClements Agnes 49 Housewife 16 April 1941 Thorndyke Street shelter View
McClements Hamilton 16 Clerk 16 April 1941 Thorndyke Street shelter View
McClements Hamilton (Hammie) 52 Bus Driver 16 April 1941 Thorndyke Street shelter View
Murray William 29 Bread Server 16 April 1941 Thorndyke Street shelter View
Stewart William 55 Clerk 16 April 1941 Thorndyke Street shelter View
Welsh Phares Hill 16 ARP Messenger 16 April 1941 Thorndyke Street View
Wherry Robert 57 Iron Turner 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street View
Wherry Mary 25 Packer 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street View
Wherry Martha 19 Clerk 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street View
Wherry John 16 Apprentice Fitter 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street View
Wherry Elizabeth 13 - 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street View
Wherry Margaret Jane 56 Housewife 15 April 1941 Thorndyke Street View

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