Ashley Gardens, Bangor, Co. Down

Ashley Gardens, Bangor, Co. Down took a direct hit from a Luftwaffe bomb as the Nazi air force launched the Belfast Blitz on Easter Monday and Tuesday 1941.

Ashley Gardens


Co. Down

BT20 5RJ

United Kingdom

Bombs on Bangor

The Grattan family home at 40 Ashley Gardens, Bangor, Co. Down took a hit from a wayward Luftwaffe bomb during the Belfast Blitz. Residents Matilda Lillian Grattan, Shelagh Grattan, and Angeline Grattan died on 16th April 1941.

Reports suggest, 2 other residents of Ashley Gardens died the same night as the Luftwaffe dropped 14 bombs on the Co. Down seaside town.

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