Civilian James Beattie Jr. was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. He lived with his father James Beattie Sr. at 57 Tamar Street, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
James Beattie Jr. died on 4th May 1941 aged 3 years old at 57 Tamar Street, Belfast. James Beattie Jr’s grave is with his father in Section B1, Grave 654 of Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down. A funeral service took place on 8th May 1941.
4th May 1941
James Beattie Sr. died alongside his son at their home on Tamar Street in East Belfast as Luftwaffe bombers attacked the area surrounding the shipyards.
2nd December 2020
In May 1941, bombs fell on Tamar Street in East Belfast during the Fire Raid of the Belfast Blitz due to its location in the vicinity of the shipyards.