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Victims of Coventry's air-raids

A list of those who fell victim to the bombing raids or World War Two in Coventry. My sincere thanks to Peter Garbett for compiling this information using records available at Coventry's Archives at The Herbert.
(Please note, as of November 2020 this is still an ongoing and very incomplete project, so many names will be missing.)
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(The dates given are for the evening the raid began, even if the casualties occured early the following morning.)

Showing victims of all WWII air-raids (ordered by Surname)

Records found: 614  Click the Raid date, Location or Surname headers to order the table.
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Raid dateLocationFirst name(s)SurnameAgeView
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19th Oct 1940Castle StreetHildaAdams24Click to view documents [2] 
19th Oct 1940       ''       ''AnnieAdams53Click to view documents [1] 
14th Nov 1940Springfield RoadWilliamAdams60Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''MaryAdams64Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Gulson Road HospitalJohn LovellAger62Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940North StreetAnn MarieAger59Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Villiers StreetKathleen AliceAger21Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Sullivan RoadJamesAhessy32Click to view documents [2] 
17th Sep 1940Ansty AerodromeGerman UnknownAirmenClick to view documents [4]Two enemy airmen found near Ansty Aerodrome. 
12th Oct 1940Aldbourne RoadHubert ReginaldAllen15Click to view documents [2] 
12th Oct 1940       ''       ''Hilda MayAllen40Click to view documents [3] 
12th Oct 1940       ''       ''IvyAllen10Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Much Park StreetJaneAllitt68Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill Union Shelter ARP HQPhyllis MargueriteAllport22Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''ClaraAllport60Click to view documents [2] 
16th Sep 1940Wallace RoadCharlesAllsopp67Click to view documents [5] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideNormanAllton24Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Lythalls LaneCharlesArcher42 
13th Oct 1940Foleshill RoadThomas HenryArnold44Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940Cross CheapingDavidAshby28Click to view documents [2]Fire Fighter 
20th Oct 1940Bridgeman RoadWilliam AllanAshman32Click to view documents [3] 
28th Aug 1940Coventry and Warwickshire HospitalIris JaneAshman20Click to view documents [6] 
14th Nov 1940Swanswell PoolFrederickAtkins43Click to view documents [2]Fire Fighter 
22nd Oct 1940UnrecordedEthelAustin45Click to view documents [1] 
16th Sep 1940Wallace RoadClaraBacon67Click to view documents [3] 
16th Sep 1940       ''       ''Kitty IreneBacon38Click to view documents [3] 
16th Sep 1940       ''       ''AbrahamBacon65Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940Bull Yard Shelter, Barrack SquareClara BeatriceBall37Click to view documents [5] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Florence MayBall14Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Ada LillianBall9Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''William HenryBall6Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''RaymondBall3Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Unregistered LocationWilliamBanyard33Click to view documents [2] 
20th Oct 1940UnrecordedMary AnnBarfoot81Click to view documents [1]Living at 10 Prince Of Wales Road in 1939. 
14th Nov 1940Beanfield AvenueMaryBarker14mClick to view documents [1] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''George FoxBarker38Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Clements StreetEdith MaryBarker57Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Richmond Street, Monks Factory ShelterJoanBarker17Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''JamesBarker58Click to view documents [2] 
16th Sep 1940Stevenson RoadNellieBarnes35Click to view documents [4] 
16th Sep 1940       ''       ''RosalieBarnes1Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Coventry and Warwickshire HospitalFrederickBarratt50Click to view documents [2]Special Constable 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill Road, Parkstone Working Men's ClubBertramBarrell47Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940George Eliot RoadCatherineBarritt69Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideAlfredBarron61Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Crabmill LaneAgnesBaseley73Click to view documents [2] 
19th Oct 1940Castle StreetWilliam HenryBaskett42Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Mount StreetDoris HildaBass21Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''George ArthurBass14Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Annie ElizabethBass53Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Leonard JamesBass16Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Jean MaryBass18Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Thomas WilliamBass65Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Clement Alfred GordonBass12Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Red LaneAlbert ErnestBawden36Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideJohnBaxter44Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940St John StreetWilliam CharlesBayliss36Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Farren RoadIrene May EdithBeadle33Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Gulson Road HospitalErnest HaroldBeadle34Click to view documents [2] 
14th Oct 1940Ford's HospitalSarah AnnBearsley78Click to view documents [11] 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill RoadDorothyBeasley26Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Arthur LeonardBeasley3Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''BarbaraBeasley4Click to view documents [2] 
1st Nov 1940Silver StreetThomasBehan50Click to view documents [6] 
14th Nov 1940Geoffrey Close, WykenRaymond HenryBell20Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''BettyBell14Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''MalvinaBell16Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Ansty RoadChristopherBennett47Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Gaumont CinemaJBennett18Click to view documents [2]Soldier 
14th Nov 1940Trafalgar StreetElsieBennett25Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''WalterBennett60Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Florence MayBennett40Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Jordan Well, Decorwall Shop CellarHarryBerry34Click to view documents [6]Special Constable 
14th Nov 1940Trafalgar StreetLeonardBillings29Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''EvaBillings26Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Aubrey JohnBillings8Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Marion GraceBillings7mClick to view documents [1] 
14th Nov 1940Paynes Lane, Swift's CornerAlfredBird44Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Edna Elsie MayBird16Click to view documents [2] 
12th Oct 1940Howard StreetStephen ThomasBlakeman39Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940Bishop StreetPollyBlockley74Click to view documents [2] 
22nd Oct 1940Mapleton RoadThomasBolton42Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Gulson Road HospitalSylvia MaryBott16Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''William HenryBowers35Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideArthur WilliamBown23Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Coventry Road, LongfordGeorgeBoyles15Click to view documents [2] 
12th Oct 1940Mowbray StreetErnestBradley44Click to view documents [3] 
12th Oct 1940       ''       ''AliceBradley45Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Crampers FieldAlanBriers6Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Doris JeanBriers10Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''JessieBriers39Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Sheila LillianBriers12Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Broad LaneAlfred EliBrit46Click to view documents [5] 
14th Nov 1940Alfred Herbert Fire Station & Works, Cross RoadEdward GeorgeBrown16Click to view documents [2]Fire Fighter 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''DennisBrown19Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Catherine StreetJoseph PalmerBrown70Click to view documents [1] 
14th Nov 1940Lythalls LaneJohn EdwinBrown34Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Walter Henry EdwinBrown58Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Richmond StreetGeorgeBuckenham70Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Villiers StreetLizzie LewisBuckley40Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''RichardBuckley41Click to view documents [6] 
20th Oct 1940Hen LaneHarryBucknall53Click to view documents [1]Actual date of incident unknown - estimated from Council letter of the 21st October. 
14th Nov 1940Severn RoadDennis PatrickBurns14Click to view documents [2]Private Shelter 
29th Oct 1940The GreenfieldAgnes BridgetBurt52Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Gulson Road HospitalAnnie LoiuseBurton72Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill RoadAlfredButterfield5Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''DorothyButterfield53Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Gas Street, Gas Department StoresHaroldCain52Click to view documents [2] 
28th Aug 1940Swanswell StreetDesmondCallaghan16Click to view documents [4] 
15th Oct 1940Cambridge StreetHarriett ElizabethCarpenter60Click to view documents [1]Lived at 62 Cambridge Street. 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill Road, O'Brien's ShelterRosinaCarvell66Click to view documents [2] 
28th Aug 1940Coventry and Warwickshire HospitalEmilyCase70Click to view documents [4] 
14th Oct 1940Ford's HospitalHelenChambers60Click to view documents [3]Assistant Matron of Ford's Hospital. 
14th Nov 1940Spon Street, West End ClubEricChinn17Click to view documents [2]Fire Fighter 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Vera MaudChinn18Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Agnes MaudChinn45Click to view documents [2] 
28th Aug 1940Swanswell StreetCharles HenryClaridge20Click to view documents [5] 
14th Nov 1940Queen Victoria RoadHarryClarke45 
14th Nov 1940ScotchillWilliam ThomasClarke42Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Shakespeare StreetPhilip HClarke48Click to view documents [2] 
16th Sep 1940Wallace RoadIdaClarke32Click to view documents [3] 
16th Sep 1940       ''       ''MauriceClarke5mClick to view documents [3] 
16th Sep 1940       ''       ''Arthur JosephClarke33Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940Gulson Road HospitalErnest LesleyClaypole20Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Caludon RoadFrankClutterbuck54Click to view documents [2] 
28th Aug 1940Swanswell StreetEvelynCoates20Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideHugh WilfredCollett51Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Agnes ElizabethCollett50Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Sidney AlbertCollett19Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Cyril ErnestCollett17Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Harry JohnCollier43Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Laurence Saunders RoadElizabethCollingridge64Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Unregistered LocationEdithCongrave42Click to view documents [2] 
19th Oct 1940Castle StreetDaisyCook45Click to view documents [3]Date of incident assumed from others in Castle Street. 
23rd Oct 1940UnrecordedLily LouiseCook57Click to view documents [1]Date is estimated. Was living at 111 Princess Street. 
29th Oct 1940       ''       ''Joseph JohnCook49Click to view documents [1]Date is estimated. Was living at 79 St George's Road. 
14th Nov 1940Jordan WellGeorge FrederickCooke27Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''LouisaCooke57Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''George EdmundCooke59Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Union Street, Union ChambersFrederick ArthurCooke46Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideNorahCooper33Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Bablake School ShelterJosephCooper54Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Binley RoadAlbert EarlCourts56Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Freehold StreetNellieCramp14Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideRobert JohnCrawford47Click to view documents [6] 
14th Nov 1940Spon Street, West End ClubJamesCronan50Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Sarah LavinaCronan46Click to view documents [7] 
14th Nov 1940Middleborough RoadMichael JosephCronin48Click to view documents [5] 
12th Oct 1940Walsgrave RoadGavinCurrie42Click to view documents [5] 
14th Nov 1940Bablake School ShelterJoyceCuthbertson6Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill Union Shelter ARP HQWalterDaines68Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''AdaDaines41Click to view documents [2]ARP Warden 
14th Nov 1940St Nicholas Street, Highland Nursing HomeLouis JamesDaly74Click to view documents [5] 
14th Nov 1940Stratford StreetGordon DavidDanes1Click to view documents [2]Home Stratford Street, probably were at Stratford Street Shelter 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Robert JohnDanes3mClick to view documents [2]Street Shelter? 
20th Oct 1940UnrecordedJohnDavies18Click to view documents [1]Date estimated from letter of the 21st October. 
14th Nov 1940GorsewayJohn MatthewDavis27Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Jordan WellMary AnnDavis39Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Burlington RoadWalter AlfredDeacon81Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Ida HenriettaDeacon53Click to view documents [2] 
19th Oct 1940Coventry and Warwickshire HospitalMaryDeeley73Click to view documents [1] 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill Union Shelter ARP HQWilliamDennis44Click to view documents [2]Home Guard 
14th Nov 1940Mount StreetColin ArthurDingley18Click to view documents [2] 
20th Oct 1940Vecqueray StreetJohn JamesDonovan62Click to view documents [3] 
24th Oct 1940UnrecordedJames MatthewDony2Click to view documents [1]Date estimated. Lived at 34 Birchfield Road. 
14th Nov 1940Far Gosford Street, Scala CinemaEdna MayDoyle21Click to view documents [2] 
21st Oct 1940Percy StreetEmilyEades73Click to view documents [1]Date and address gleaned from the record of her husband, John William Eades. 
21st Oct 1940       ''       ''John WilliamEades74Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Gulson Road HospitalJohnEaves38Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Whitley Isolation Hospital, London RoadJoan MardrieEaves7Click to view documents [2] 
1st Nov 1940Stephenson StreetGeorge EdwinEdkins32Click to view documents [6] 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill RoadWesley AllenEdmunds15Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Foleshill Union Shelter ARP HQGordonEdwards16Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Somerville RoadCorbettEggington46Click to view documents [2] 
1st Nov 1940Gas Street ShelterJessie LouiseElden25Click to view documents [2] 
1st Nov 1940       ''       ''Geoffrey JamesElden9mClick to view documents [3] 
16th Sep 1940Wallace RoadDavid ThomasElkington1Click to view documents [3] 
14th Nov 1940Nicholls StreetRonaldElliott15Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''AnnieElliott38Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Greta EdwinaElliott14Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''Margaret RoseElliott9Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Paynes Lane, Swift's CornerThomas RichardElson55Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Coventry and Warwickshire HospitalStanley DavidEndersby30Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideEdna MayEvans16Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Stratford Street ShelterGeorge Sidney JamesEvans29Click to view documents [2] 
28th Aug 1940Swanswell StreetAnnieEwing84Click to view documents [3] 
28th Aug 1940       ''       ''GeorgeEwing87Click to view documents [4] 
14th Nov 1940Benthall Road, Clinton Road ShelterJoan Margaret MillwardFarr17Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Cross RoadElizabethFaulkner65Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Broad StreetReginaldFelgate45Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Jordan WellWilfred HaroldFern18Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Cox Street, Public ShelterMartinFlorence83Click to view documents [2] 
28th Aug 1940Coventry and Warwickshire HospitalRobertFoster26Click to view documents [5] 
12th Oct 1940UnrecordedJames ArthurFox37Click to view documents [5]Police Sergeant. Lived at 22 Lammas Road. 
14th Nov 1940Bull Yard Shelter, Barrack SquareThomas MuscottFreeman58Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Cross RoadLeonardFrost13Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940       ''       ''EthelFrost48Click to view documents [2] 
20th Oct 1940UnrecordedErnest HenryFrowen34Click to view documents [7]Date estimated from letter of the 22nd October. Living at 59 Milton Street. 
20th Oct 1940Greyfriars GreenPatrickGarry35Click to view documents [15] 
14th Nov 1940Dorset Road, Motor HotelElizaGarside41Click to view documents [2] 
1st Nov 1940Unregistered LocationMary HelenGarvey25Click to view documents [3] 
20th Oct 1940UnrecordedFred CharlesGatford39Click to view documents [1]Date estimated from letter of the 22nd October. 
20th Oct 1940Gulson Road HospitalBernardGibson30Click to view documents [3] 
20th Oct 1940UnrecordedDanielGillespie34Click to view documents [5] 
14th Nov 1940Dorset Road, Motor HotelFrederickGolby48Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Gas Works, Gas StreetHaroldGoodwin35Click to view documents [2] 
12th Oct 1940King StreetPhilipGough41Click to view documents [20] 
14th Nov 1940Prince of Wales Road ShelterWalterGough72Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Armstrong Siddeley Works, ParksideMaryGraham26Click to view documents [2] 
14th Nov 1940Gulson Road HospitalBrenda AliceGreen18Click to view documents [2] 
28th Aug 1940Wright StreetJohnGreen5Click to view documents [4]