Firewatcher Thomas George Bell was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. He lived with his father Charles Bell at 2 Beit Street, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
Thomas George Bell died on 8th April 1941 aged 38 years old at Harland and Wolff Ltd., Queens Road, Belfast. Thomas George Bell’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section E, Grave 378 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast. A funeral service took place on 10th April 1941 from Messrs. Melville and Co. Ltd., Townsend Street, Belfast.
3rd December 2020
Beit Street in South Belfast was home to Firewatcher Thomas George Bell. He was an early casualty of the Docks Raid on the night of 7th-8th April 1941.
8th April 1941
Harland and Wolff Ltd. on Belfast's Queens Road was one of the world's largest shipyards and a prime target for Luftwaffe bombers during the Belfast Blitz.
30th November 2020
Many of those who died as a result of the Luftwaffe bombing of Belfast in April and May 1941 lie at rest in Belfast City Cemetery on Falls Road, Belfast.