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Joseph McWhinney

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Messenger

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 22 Unity Street

Age: 14

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

His parents Joseph and Bridget and siblings Mary, Eileen and James were also killed.

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

He is buried in Milltown Cemetery with his father and siblings.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
McWhinney Joseph 45 Railway worker 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View
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

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