Civilian Annie Elizabeth Browne was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. She lived with her husband William Thomas Browne Sr. and son Sergeant William Thomas Browne Jr. at 22 Walton Street, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
She was the daughter of Martha English. Annie Browne died on 16th April 1941 aged 55 years old at 22 Walton Street, Belfast. This address is from the Commonwealth War Graves Casualty list. Belfast City Council burial records give the Browne’s address as 22 Christopher Street, Belfast. The 1939 Belfast Street Directory lists a Mrs. Brown living at both 20a Walton Street and 22 Christopher Street. Annie Elizabeth Brown’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section R, Grave 119 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast.
William Thomas Browne and his mother Annie Elizabeth Browne lived in North Belfast at the time of the Blitz. Both died as a result of the Easter Raid in 1941.