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Blitz Victims List

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Lavina Clarke

Key Facts

Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Place of Death: 4 Ballynure Street

Age: 49

Lavina lost her life as a result of enemy action at her home on Ballynure Street during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

Her husband Jeremiah, sons Robert, Jeremiah, William, John, Cecil and Desmond, daughter Una, son-in-law John and granddaughter Joan were also killed. Their neighbours, the Douglas family, had taken shelter with them and were also killed.

Lavina is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Clarke Jeremiah 49 Porter Official 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Clarke Cecil 12 - 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Clarke Desmond 10 - 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Clarke Robert (Bobby) 26 Air Craft Worker 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Clarke Jeremiah (Gerald) 17 Sheet Metal Worker 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Clarke William (Willie) 15 Message Boy 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Clarke John (Jack) 13 Message Boy 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Thompson Una 20 Housewife 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Thompson Joan 2 - 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View
Thompson John 21 Electrician 16 April 1941 4 Ballynure Street View

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