Civilian Elizabeth Anderson was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. She was unmarried and lived at 26 Sylvan Street, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
Elizabeth Anderson died on 16th April 1941 aged 59 years old at Mater Infirmorum Hospital, Belfast. Her grave is in Carnmoney Cemetery, Carnmoney, Co. Antrim. A funeral service took place from Messrs. Melville and Co. Ltd., Townsend Street, Belfast at 1200hrs on 22nd April 1941.
On 15th-16th April 1941, the Luftwaffe attacked Belfast causing great damage to rows of houses in the likes of Sylvan Street in the Oldpark area of the city.
45-51 Crumlin Road Belfast BT14 6AB
Following the aerial raids on Belfast by the Luftwaffe in April and May 1941, many patients received treatment at the Mater Infirmorum Hospital.
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.