Civilian Annie Bradshaw was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. She lived with her husband David Bradshaw and son David Kennedy Bradshaw at 57 Eastland Street, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
She was the daughter of Margaret Ann Wallace and the late William John Wallace. Annie Bradshaw died on 26th April 1941 aged 38 years old at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. She sustained injuries on 16th April 1941 at 57 Eastland Street, Belfast. Annie Bradshaw’s grave is with her son David Kennedy Bradshaw in Glenalina Extension, Section F1, Grave 346 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast. A funeral service took place at 1430hrs on 28th April 1941 from Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.
16th April 1941
David Kennedy Bradshaw and his mother Annie Bradshaw lived at Eastland Street in the Shankill area of the city during the Belfast Blitz of April and May 1941.
1st December 2020
Eastland Street ran between Cupar Street and Crossland Street in the Shankill area of West Belfast. On 15th-16th April 1941, Luftwaffe bombs caused damage.
30th November 2020
As Luftwaffe bombs fell across the city of Belfast in April and May 1941, many of those injured as a result came to the Royal Victoria Hospital for treatment.