Casualties of the Easter Raid on Newtownards, Co. Down

On the night of 15th-16th April 1941, as the Luftwaffe attacked Belfast, bombs fell on military Nissen Huts at Newtownards Airfield, Newtownards, Co. Down.

16th April 1941

Commonwealth War Graves casualty lists give 16th April 1941 as the date of death of the following.

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William Bellamy

Fusilier William Bellamy (6983155) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast...

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Samuel Burke

Fusilier Samuel Burke (6982708) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz.

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Alexander Carlisle

Lance Corporal Alexander Carlisle (6984668) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the...

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Andrew Copling

Fusilier Andrew Copling (6984669) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast...

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Hugh Fulton

Fusilier Hugh Fulton (6984727) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz.

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George Graham

Fusilier George Graham (6982035) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast...

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Daniel Higgins

Fusilier Daniel Higgins (6980100) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast...

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Leslie Love

Fusilier Leslie Love (6984566) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz.

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Samuel McFarland

Fusilier Samuel McFarland (6984390) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast...

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Ernest McNeill

Fusilier Ernest McNeill (6982560) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast...

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Alfred Penfold

Warrant Officer Class II Alfred Penfold (6392875) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty...

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Casualties following the Newtownards Raid

The following died as a result of injuries sustained during the Newtownards Raid of the Belfast Blitz on 15th-16th April 1941.

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William McMurray

Company Quartermaster Sergeant William McMurray (6983653) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal...

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Matthew Wright

Fusilier Matthew Wright (6984533) served in 70th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Second World War. He was a fatal casualty of the Belfast...

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