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   Fireman Brice Harkness
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Fire Service (British Civilian)
Died: 07/04/1941 (Killed in Action)
Brice Harkness served with the Auxiliary Fire Service during the Second World War and was on duty in Belfast on the night of the 7 April 1941 when the German Luftwaffe attacked Belfast for the first time. Brice Harkness was killed on active duty. It is thought that Brice Harkness was the first fireman to die in the Blitz in Belfast. He died in the Docks area of Belfast.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Belfast County Borough Cemetery
  Belfast, Co Antrim
Grave Ref:
CWGC Casualty 3162939
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Molesworth St Presbyterian Church WWII Cookstown
References and Links
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1 The Flaming Truth" by Bill Broadhurst The book has an account of the death of Brice Harkness
2 WW2 Fire Services Living History Group Lists Brice Harkness under "Auxiliary Fire Service 1938 - 1941"