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   Civilian James Dunlop
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Dated added: 12/02/2019   Last updated: 28/01/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Civilian - British (British Civilian)
Died: 25/11/1944 (Home)
Age: 39
Summary      
James Dunlop was the son of Robert and Jane Dunlop. He was born about 1905. James was the husband of Jeannie Dunlop of Annaghbeg, Donaghmore. James Dunlop was in London in November 1944. James Dunlop was a civilian who was killed in Woolworth shop at New Cross Road in London on Saturday 25th November 1944. 168 people were killed that day in Britainís worst V2 Attack. He was 39 years old.
Further Information
James Dunlop was the son of Robert and Jane Dunlop. James was born about 1905.
The 1911 census does not list the family as living in the Donaghmore area.
James was the husband of Jeannie Dunlop of Annaghbeg, Donaghmore.
James Dunlop was in London in November 1944.
James Dunlop was a civilian who was killed in Woolworth shop at New Cross Road in London on Saturday 25th November 1944. 168 people were killed that day in Britainís worst V2 Attack. He was 39 years old.
Civilian James Dunlop is not listed on the Woolworth Staff WWII Memorial, so it may be presumed he was either a shopper or he was passing by.
James Dunlop has no known grave. Of the many civilians of the Commonwealth whose deaths were due to enemy action in the 1939-1945 War, the names of more than 67,000 are commemorated in the Civilian War Dead Roll of Honour, located near St George's Chapel in Westminster Abbey, London.
The CWGC record James Dunlop as the son of Robert and Jane Dunlop of Tullydraw, Dungannon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He is also recorded as the husband of Jeannie Dunlop, of Annaghbeg, Donaghmore. It records that he died at New Cross Road.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Tullydraw, Donaghmore Donaghmore Parents lived in Tullydraw 54.534161 -6.798155
2 Annaghbeg, Donaghmore Donaghmore Wife lived in Annaghbeg 54.525949 -6.804882
References and Links
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1 Townlands.ie - Annaghbeg Wife lived at Annaghbeg
2 Townlands.ie - Tullydraw Parents lived at Tullydraw
3 Woolworth Staff WWII Memorial Not listed as being a member of staff
4 Woolworths Museum Listed as having died in Woolworths by V2
5 World War Two Today 168 dead as Woolworths obliterated in V2 attack
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021