Alexander McIlwrath Hagans

Firewatcher Alexander McIlwrath Hagans died on 8th April 1941 while working at the Harland and Wolff Shipyard during The Docks Raid of the Belfast Blitz.

Firewatcher

Alexander McIlwrath Hagans

Alexander McIlwrath Hagans was a Firewatcher at the premises of Harland and Wolff Shipyard Ltd. when the Luftwaffe attacked on the night of 7th-8th April 1941.

Firewatcher Alexander McIlwrath Hagans worked at Harland and Wolff Shipyard Ltd. during World War Two. He was the son of John Hagans and Mary Hagans of Belfast, Co. Antrim.

On the night of 7th-8th April 1941, the Luftwaffe attacked the city in what would become known as The Docks Raid of the Belfast Blitz.

Alexander McIlwrath Hagans died on 8th April 1941 aged 39 years old. At his time of death, he lived at 41 Harland Street, Belfast, Co. Down with his wife Mary Hagans. His grave is in Section C2, Grave 643 of Dundonald Cemetery, Dundonald, Co. Down. His funeral took place on 11th April 1941.