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Blitz Victims List


John McCombe

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Special Constable, RUC

Date of Death: 21 April 1941

Place of Death: Injured 16 April died at hospital Lisburn Road.

Known as Jackie, he was injured when a parachute mine landed outside York Road RUC Barracks during the Easter Tuesday Raid. He died of his wounds on 21 April 1941 in hospital. Another policeman, James Meaklim and the Barr family next door also lost their lives in the same incident,

Jackie is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery.

Related People

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
Meaklim James 38 Constable, RUC 16 April 1941 York Road View

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