Blitz Victims List


Jeannie Barr

Jeannie Barr

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Housewife

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 74 York Road

Age: 64

Known as Jane, Jeannie or Jinnie, she was killed when a parachute mine landed on the road outside her house during the Eater Tuesday Raid. Her husband James, son William, daughter Elizabeth and two policemen in the RUC barracks next door also lost their lives as result of the blast.

Jeannie is buried in Connor New Cemetery along with her family.

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Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
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
Meaklim James 38 Constable, RUC Wednesday, April 16, 1941 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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