Civilian Jane Aitken was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. She lived with her husband John Aitken at 42 Enid Parade, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
Jane Aitken died on 5th May 1941 aged 51 years old at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. She sustained injuries on 4th May 1941 at 21 Witham Street, Belfast. Jane Aitken’s grave is in Section F2, Grave 763 of Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down. A funeral service took place on 8th May 1941.
Jane Aitken and Martha Allister of Enid Parade, Belfast died as a result of bombing during the Fire Raid of the Belfast Blitz on the 4th-5th May 1941.
On the night of 4th-5th May 1941, during the Fire Raid of the Belfast Blitz, bombs fell on Witham Street in East Belfast killing and injuring several people.
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As Luftwaffe bombs fell across the city of Belfast in April and May 1941, many of those injured as a result came to the Royal Victoria Hospital for treatment.