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Blitz Victims List

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Joseph McWhinney

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Railway worker

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 22 Unity Street

Age: 45

Joseph was killed when a parachute mine struck the spire of Trinity Street Church during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

His wife Bridget and children Mary, Eileen, James and Joseph were also killed.

Joseph’s body was taken to St George’s Market where he was identified by his brother.

He is buried in Milltown Cemetery with his children

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
McWhinney Bridget 46 Housewife 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
McWhinney Eileen 18 Trouser Presser and ARP Telephonist 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
McWhinney Mary 16 Stitcher 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
McWhinney James 11 - 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
McWhinney Joseph 14 Messenger 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View

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