Jeannie Barr

Jeannie Barr died alongside husband James Alexander Barr, son William Cathcart Barr, and daughter Elizabeth Barr as a result of bombing on York Road, Belfast.

Civilian

Civilian Jeannie Barr was a fatal casualty of the Belfast Blitz during the Second World War. She lived with her husband James Alexander Barr, son William Cathcart Barr, and daughter Elizabeth Barr at 74 York Road, Belfast at the time of the Luftwaffe attack on the city.

Jeannie Barr died on 16th April 1941 aged 64 years old at 74 York Road, Belfast. Jeannie 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.

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