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07/03/2020 Many thanks to Kenny Farquhar, whose research was instrumental to this information.
07/03/2020 The CWGC record William McIntyre as the son of David and Matilda Kennedy McIntyre of Gas Works, Dungannon. He is recorded as having died at Duncairn Gardens. He was a B.Sc.
07/03/2020 William McIntyre is commemorated n the Civilian War Dead Roll of Honour. 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.
07/03/2020 It is not known where William McIntyre is buried.
07/03/2020 Nellie Bell recalled that 'At the top of Duncairn Gardens there had been a direct hit on a shelter. As we passed the dead and injured were being brought out.'
07/03/2020 William McIntyre died on 15th April 1941 at Duncairn Gardens in Belfast. He died in the Belfast Blitz. Duncairn Gardens, in the Antrim Road area of North Belfast, suffered severe damage during the heaviest bombing of the Belfast Blitz in April and May 1941.
07/03/2020 It seems that by the time of World War Two, William was working in Belfast.
07/03/2020 William McIntyre went on to university and attained a BSc degree.
07/03/2020 The 1911 census lists William as a baby, living with the family at house 18 in Washingford Row, Dungannon. William's father was the manager of the Gas Works in Dungannon.
07/03/2020 Known family: David McIntyre, Matilda Kennedy McIntyre, David McIntyre (born 8th May 1907), Barbara Helena McIntyre (born 2nd March 1909), William McIntyre (born 22nd December 1910), Joseph McIntyre (born 14th December 1912), John McIntyre (born 19th December 1914), Samuel McIntyre (born 28th June 1918).
07/03/2020 William McIntyre was born on 22nd December 1910. He was the fourth of at least six children, all born in Dungannon.
07/03/2020 William McIntyre was the second son of David and Matilda Kennedy McIntyre. David McIntyre and Matilda Campbell were married on 17th April 1906 in the district of Coleraine.
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