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Blitz Victims List


Mary Jane Brown

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Housekeeper

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 18 Burke Street

Age: 91

Mary Jane lost her life at her home on Burke Street during the Easter Tuesday Raid. Her son Henry, daughter in law, Georgina and grandaughter also Georgina also lost their lives.

Her body was taken to St George’s Market where she was identified by her grandson.

Mary Jane is buried in Belfast City Cemetery with her family.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Brown Henry 54 D/KX 117314, Stoker 1st Class, HMS Caroline 16 April 1941 18 Burke Street View
Brown Georgina 48 Housekeeper 16 April 1941 18 Burke Street View
Brown Georgina 18 - 16 April 1941 18 Burke Street View

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