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John Richmond

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Clerk

Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Place of Death: 61 Messines Park, Londonderry

Age: 53

John lost his life when a parachute mine landed at Messines Park in Londonderry during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

His wife Winifred and children Owen and Bridie and 9 others were also killed in this incident.

He is buried in Derry City Cemetery with his family.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Richmond Winifred 45 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 61 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Richmond Owen 18 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 61 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Richmond Bridie 14 months - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 61 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Collins James 60 Labourer Wednesday, April 16, 1941 55 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Collins Ellen 21 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 55 Messines Park, Londonderry View
McFarland William Alexander 44 Sergeant, UHG Wednesday, April 16, 1941 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Mollie 39 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Ita 13 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Philomena 10 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Sheila 10 months - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View
Murray Kathleen 11 - Wednesday, April 16, 1941 County Infirmary, Londonderry View
Murray William Stanislas 50 Employment Exchange Clerk Wednesday, April 16, 1941 59 Messines Park, Londonderry View

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