Civilian Annie Cameron was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. She lived at 55 York Road, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
She was the daughter of Elizabeth Kernoghan and the late Samuel Kernoghan of Ahoghill, Co. Antrim, and the wife of the late Thomas Cameron. Annie Cameron died on 22nd April 1941 aged 72 years old at Union Infirmary, Belfast. She sustained injuries on 15th April 1941 at 55 York Road. Annie Cameron’s grave is in Carnmoney Cemetery, Carnmoney, Co. Antrim. A funeral service took place on 24th April 1941 from Wilton’s Funeral Home, Crumlin Road, Belfast.
In April 1941, the Luftwaffe attacked the city of Belfast. York Road in the vicinity of the Docks in the north of the city sustained damage in the Easter Raid.
Lisburn Road Belfast BT9 7AB
During the Belfast Blitz of April and May 1941, Union Infirmary stood on Lisburn Road, Belfast where the Belfast City Hospital now dominates the skyline.
10 Prince Charles Way Carnmoney Co. Antrim BT36 6DJ
Carnmoney Cemetery in Co. Antrim is the resting place of many victims of the Belfast Blitz who died as a result of the Luftwaffe raids of April and May 1941.