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Wilfrid Mark Hamilton Brookes

Wilfrid Mark Hamilton Brookes

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: 37846, Flight Lieutenant, 231 Squadron

Date of Death: Wednesday, April 16, 1941

Place of Death: Gloucester Villa, 213 Antrim Road

Age: 23

Known as Mark,he died when No. 213 Antrim Road suffered a direct hit from a parachute mine during the Easter Tuesday Raid. Six others lost their lives at this address.

He belonged to No. 231 Squadron based at Newtownards Airfield which was also bombed during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

He was the son of the Revd. Wilfrid Stanley Brookes and Jane MacNaught Brookes, of Corrie and is buried in the Old Churchyard, Sannox, Kilbride, Isle of Arran.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Faux Christopher Youraba 49 Ministry of Supply Wednesday, April 16, 1941 213 Antrim Road View
Irvine Georgina 43 Maid Wednesday, April 16, 1941 213 Antrim Road View
Kingston Ronald Victor 28 115422, Captain Wednesday, April 16, 1941 213 Antrim Road View
Orr Raymond 31 Claims Manager Wednesday, April 16, 1941 213 Antrim Road View
Phillips Edward Warburton 30 Engineer Wednesday, April 16, 1941 213 Antrim Road View
Redman Myrtle Edwina Freida 23 Clerk Wednesday, April 16, 1941 213 Antrim Road View

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