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James Collins

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Labourer

Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Place of Death: 55 Messines Park, Londonderry

Age: 60

James lost his life when a parachute mine landed on Messines Park in Londonderry during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

His daughter Ellen and 11 others lost their lives in this incident.

James and Ellen are buried together in Glendermott Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Collins Ellen 21 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 55 Messines Park, Londonderry View
McFarland William Alexander 44 Sergeant, UHG Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Mollie 39 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Ita 13 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Philomena 10 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Kathleen 11 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 County Infirmary, Londonderry View
Murray William Stanislas 50 Employment Exchange Clerk Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Sheila 10 months - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Richmond John 53 Clerk Wednesday, April 16, 1941 61 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Richmond Winifred 45 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 61 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Richmond Owen 18 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 61 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Richmond Bridie 14 months - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 61 Messines Park, Londonderry View

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