Civilian Winifred Boal was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. She lived at 13 Donegore Street, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
Winifred Boal died on 5th May 1941 aged 19 years old. Commonwealth War Graves Commission casualty lists suggest her place of death was 13 Donegore Street, Belfast. However, Belfast City Council burial records indicate she may have died at the Public Air Raid Shelter in Donegore Street, Belfast. Winifred Boal’s grave is in Section A1, Grave 247 of Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down.
5th May 1941
Teenagers George Boal and Winifred Boal of Donegore Street died close to their home as the Luftwaffe attacked the city on the night of 4th-5th May 1941.
7th December 2020
Donegore Street in the Bridge End area of East Belfast sustained heavy damage during the Fire Raid of the Belfast Blitz on the night of 4th-5th May 1941.