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Blitz Victims List

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James Meaklim

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Constable, RUC

Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Place of Death: York Road

Age: 38

James lost his life when a parachute mine landed outside York Road RUC Barracks during the Easter Tuesday Raid. The Barr family next door and one other policeman lost their lives as a result of this incident.

He was the husband of Margaret Meaklim and he is buried in Knockbreda Cemetery.

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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 James Alexander 60 Electrician (Harland & Wolff) 16 April 1941 74 York Road View
Barr William Cathcart 32 Electricians Helper 21 April 1941 74 York Road View
McCombe John - Special Constable, RUC Monday, April 21, 1941 Injured 16 April died at hospital Lisburn Road. View

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