Sergeant William Thomas Browne (527866) R.A.F. was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. He lived with his parents William Thomas Browne Sr. and Annie Browne at 22 Walton Street, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
William Thomas Browne Jr. died on 16th April 1941 aged 25 years old at 22 Walton Street, Belfast. This address is from the Commonwealth War Graves Casualty list. Belfast City Council burial records give the Browne’s address as 22 Christopher Street, Belfast. The 1939 Belfast Street Directory lists a Mrs. Brown living at both 20a Walton Street and 22 Christopher Street. Annie Elizabeth Brown’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section R, Grave 119 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast.
Annie Elizabeth Browne and her son William Thomas Browne lived in North Belfast at the time of the Blitz. Both died as a result of the Easter Raid in 1941.