Blitz Victims List


Sofia Russell

Key Facts

Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Place of Death: 32 Unity Street

Age: 54

Sofia was killed at her cousin Elizabeth's home at 34 Unity Street when a parachute mine struck the spire of Trinity Street Church during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

Her cousins Elizabeth and Mary Anne and first cousin once removed Thomas were also killed.

Sofia’s body was taken to St George’s Market where she was identified by her brother.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Cooke Thomas 22 ARP Warden 16 April 1941 34 Unity Street View
Cooke Mary Anne 47 Housewife 16 April 1941 34 Unity Street View
Kearney Elizabeth 49 Confectioner 16 April 1941 34 Unity Street View

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