Civilian James Alexander Barr was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. He lived with his wife Jeannie Barr, son William Cathcart Barr, and daughter Elizabeth Barr at 74 York Road, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.
James Alexander Barr died on 16th April 1941 aged 60 years old at 74 York Road, Belfast. James Alexander Barr’s grave is in Connor New Cemetery, Kells, Co. Antrim. A funeral service took place on 20th April 1941 leaving from Woodgreen Factory, Ballymena, Co. Antrim. This description of the Woodgreen Factory from the Belfast Telegraph on 19th April 1941 likely refers to the Ross’ Factory on Woodgreen Road, Kells, Co. Antrim.