John Thomas Harris

Lance Corporal John Thomas Harris of the Pioneer Corps died on 5th May 1941 as the Luftwaffe attacked No. 24 British General Hospital in Belfast, Co. Down.

Lance Corporal

John Thomas Harris

13058556

Lance Corporal John Thomas Harris of the Pioneer Corps died during the Blitz as the Luftwaffe attacked Campbell College Military Hospital in east Belfast.

Lance Corporal John Thomas Harris (13058556) served in the Pioneer Corps during World War Two. He was the son of John Phillip Harris and Agnes Mary Harris of Eltham, London.

He died on 5th May 1941 aged 25 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.

Norman Leslie Seaward’s grave is in Glenalina Extension, Section AS, Grave 106 of Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim. His headstone bears the inscription:

They miss him most who loved him best. Dad, Mum, Joan, and Betty.

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