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Blitz Victims List


Robert Dalzell Hood

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Sackman and ARP Warden

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: ARP Post Unity Street

Age: 17

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

His colleagues of ARP Post 396, Kathleen, Maurice, Sean, Rory, Thomas and Eileen were also killed in this incident.

Robert’s body was taken to St George’s Market where he was identified by his father.

He is buried in Umgall Burial Ground.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Duff Kathleen 16 Machinist and ARP Telephonist 16 April 1941 ARP Post, Trinity Street View
Farrelly Maurice Phillip 26 ARP Warden 16 April 1941 Unity Street View
McKenna John (Sean) 15 Shop Assistant and ARP Messenger 16 April 1941 20 Unity Street View
Cooke Thomas 22 ARP Warden 16 April 1941 34 Unity Street View
Quinn John Roderick (Rory) 18 ARP Warden 16 April 1941 41 Unity Street View
McWhinney Eileen 18 Trouser Presser and ARP Telephonist 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View

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