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John Robert Danby

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Retired

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 45 Veryan Gardens

Age: 61

John was presumed dead as a ‘consequence of war operations’ at an inquest held at Belfast City Hall on 19 June 1941. He was killed when a parachute mine landed on Veryan Gardens during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

His wife Emily, son Arthur, daughter-in-laws Alice and Olga and grandchildren Peter, Kathleen and John also lost their lives.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Danby Emily 61 Housewife 16 April 1941 45 Veryan Gardens View
Danby Arthur 33 Millwright and ARP Warden 16 April 1941 45 Veryan Gardens View
Danby Alice 32 Housewife 16 April 1941 45 Veryan Gardens View
Danby Olga 24 Housewife 16 April 1941 45 Veryan Gardens View
Danby Kathleen 5 - 16 April 1941 45 Veryan Gardens View
Danby Peter 9 months - 16 April 1941 45 Veryan Gardens View
Danby John 3 months - 16 April 1941 45 Veryan Gardens View

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