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William Thomas McGowan

William Thomas McGowan

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Labourer

Date of Death: 06 May 1941

Place of Death: Avondale Street

Age: 59

William McGowan was killed along with his wife, Bertha by enemy action in the final raid of the Belfast Blitz.

His body was taken to St George's Market where he was identified by his nephew.

Both William and his wife Bertha are buried in the mass grave at Belfast City Cemetery,

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
McGowan Bertha 56 Housekeeper 06 May 1941 Royal Victoria Hospital View

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