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James (Jim) Forbes

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Apprentice Hairdresser

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 255–257 York Street

Age: 16

Known as JIm, he was presumed dead as a ‘consequence of war operations’ at an inquest held at Belfast City Hall on 29 October 1941.

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

His parents James and Martha and siblings Norman, Elsie and Sadie were also killed.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Forbes James 55 Hairdresser 16 April 1941 255–257 York Street View
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

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