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James Alexander Barr

James Alexander Barr

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Electrician (Harland & Wolff)

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 74 York Road

Age: 60

James Alexander Barr was killed when a parachute mine landed on the road outside his house during the Easter Tuesday Raid. His wife Jeannie, son William, daughter Elizabeth and two policemen in the RUC barracks next door also lost their lives as a result of the Blast.

James is buried in Connor New Cemetery along with his family.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Barr Jeannie 64 Housewife 16 April 1941 74 York Road View
Barr Elizabeth (Bessie) - - 16 April 1941 74 York Road View
Barr William Cathcart 32 Electricians Helper 21 April 1941 74 York Road View
Meaklim James 38 Constable, RUC 16 April 1941 York Road View
McCombe John - Special Constable, RUC 21 April 1941 Injured 16 April died at hospital Lisburn Road. View

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