Harry Norman Pickup

Lance Corporal Harry Norman Pickup of Middlesex, England died in Belfast, Co. Down as Luftwaffe bombs fell on the city on the night of 4th-5th May 1941.

Lance Corporal

Harry Norman Pickup

13058709

Lance Corporal Harry Norman Pickup from Pinner, Middlesex died during The Fire Raid of the Belfast Blitz in May 1941.

Lance Corporal Harry Norman Pickup (13058709) served in the Pioneer Corps during World War Two. He was the son of Henry S Pickup and Janet S Pickup of Pinner, Middlesex.

He died on 5th May 1941 aged 22 years old when Campbell College, Belfast, Co. Down came under Luftwaffe attack during The Fire Raid of the Belfast Blitz.

On the night of 4th-5th May 1941, a total of 19 people died when bombs hit No. 24 British General Hospital based at the East Belfast grammar school.

Harry Norman Pickup’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section W, Grave 385 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim. His headstone bears the inscription:

At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember him.