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James Forbes

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Hairdresser

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 255–257 York Street

Age: 55

James lost his life at his home on York Street during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

His wife Martha and children Elsie, Sadie, Norman and James were also killed.

James’ body was taken to St George’s Market where he was identified by his brother-in-law.

He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Forbes Martha 41 Housewife 16 April 1941 255–257 York Street View
Forbes Elsie 17 Factory Worker 16 April 1941 255–257 York Street View
Forbes Norman 12 - 16 April 1941 255–257 York Street View
Forbes Sadie 10 - 16 April 1941 255–257 York Street View
Forbes James (Jim) 16 Apprentice Hairdresser 16 April 1941 255–257 York Street View

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