Blitz Casualties List

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William Vincent Ballantine

Key Facts

Occupation/Rank: Plasterer

Date of Death: 16 April 1941

Place of Death: 126 Whitewell Road, Greencastle

Age: 30

Known as Vincent, he was killed when his house collapsed due to the blast from a parachute mine that landed nearby.

His mother-in-law May and wife Ethel were killed in the same incident during the Easter Tuesday Raid.

Vincent’s body was taken to St George’s Market where he was identified by his father and he is buried in Drumbeg Churchyard with his mother-in-law.

Related People

Surname Forename(s) Age Occupation/Rank Date of Death Place of Death  
Harron Mary Elizabeth 47 Housewife Wednesday, April 16, 1941 126 Whitewell Road View
Ballantine Ethel 27 Housewife 16 April 1941 126 Whitewell Road, Greencastle View

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