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Blitz Victims List


Thomas Cooke

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: ARP Warden

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 34 Unity Street

Age: 22

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

His mother Mary Anne, aunt Elizabeth and first cousin once removed Sofia also lost their lives.

Additionally, his colleagues of ARP Post 396 Maurice, Shaun, Rory, Robert, Kathleen and Eileen were also killed in this incident.

He is buried in Milltown Cemetery.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Cooke Mary Anne 47 Housewife 16 April 1941 34 Unity Street View
Kearney Elizabeth 49 Confectioner 16 April 1941 34 Unity Street View
Russell Sofia 54 - 16 April 1941 32 Unity 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
Quinn John Roderick (Rory) 18 ARP Warden 16 April 1941 41 Unity Street View
Hood Robert Dalzell 17 Sackman and ARP Warden 16 April 1941 ARP Post Unity Street View
Duff Kathleen 16 Machinist and ARP Telephonist 16 April 1941 ARP Post, Trinity Street View
McWhinney Eileen 18 Trouser Presser and ARP Telephonist 16 April 1941 22 Unity Street View

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