Civilian James Beattie Sr. was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. He lived with his son James Beattie Jr. at 57 Tamar Street, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
James Beattie Sr. died on 4th May 1941 aged 29 years old at 57 Tamar Street, Belfast. James Beattie Sr’s grave is with his son 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 Jr. died alongside his father 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.