Coventry Blitz Victims

Coventry Blitz victims' details organised alphabetically: Surnames beginning with 'N'

Vernon Frederick Dalton Neale

Born 30/08/1922 at Longford. Son of Reuben Neale and Annie Dalton of 81 Grange Road, Longford. Resided 81 Grange Road, Longford. Member of the Fire Guard Service. Employed Courtaulds Limited. Killed in the April Raids 09/04/1941 Aged 18 at 81 Grange Road. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Mary Needle nee Bertoli

Born 04/01/1902 at Coventry. Daughter of Bert Bertoli and Mary Ann Dingley of 45 Bond Street. Sister of Teresa Bertoli. Wife of George Arthur Needle. Resided 49 Wyley Road. Employed F Lee and Company. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 Aged 39 at 49 Wyley Road. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

John George Needle

Born 15/06/1922 at Coventry. Son of Mr Needle and Margaret Louisa Morris of 182 Gulson Road. Resided at 182 Gulson Road. Employed at the British Thomson-Houston Company Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 18 at the Humber Road Shelter. Buried in the Communal Grave London Road Cemetery.

Pamela (Pam) Elizabeth Needle

Born 25/07/1928 at Coventry. Daughter of George Arthur Needle and Elizabeth Mary Bertoli. Resided 49 Wyley Road. Attended Christ the King School. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 Aged 13 at 49 Wyley Road. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

Patricia (Pat) Mary Needle

Born 24/03/1932 at Coventry. Daughter of George Arthur Needle and Elizabeth Mary Bertoli. Resided 49 Wyley Road. Attended Christ the King School. Killed in the April Raids 08/04/1941 Aged 9 at 49 Wyley Road. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road, Cemetery, Coventry.

Alexandra Nevens

Albanian national Born Greece. Resided 64 Aldbourne Road. Employed Daimler Company Limited. Killed in the October Raids 12/10/1940 at 64 Aldbourne Road Age 40. Buried Radford Churchyard.

Fred Neville

Born 1895 at Bond Street. Son of Fred Powell Neville and Maria Gertrude Rollason. Brother of Elsie, William, Elizabeth and Jessie Neville. Resided at Oliver Street. Fireman Auxiliary Fire Service. Employed Rover Company Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 45 at the Rover Works in Helen Street whilst on duty. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Richard Arthur Newall

Resided 11 Beanfield Avenue. Husband of Sarah Dawson Holden. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 39. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery.

Henry Matthew Newman

Born Turkey. Son of John and Antonia Newman. Resided 115 Marlborough Road, Stoke, Coventry. Injured in the April Raids 11/04/1941 at 115 Marlborough Road. Died 02/05/1941 at Warwick Hospital Aged 65.

Mavis Evelyn Newson

Born 1914 at Sheffield. Daughter of William Newson and Hannah. Resided 16 Crampers Fields, Radford, Coventry. Employed General Electric Company Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 25 at 16 Crampers Fields, Radford, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

William Newson

Born 1880 at London. Husband of Hannah. Father of Mavis Evelyn Newson. Resided 16 Crampers Fields, Radford, Coventry. Chimney Sweep. Air Raid Warden. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 62 at 16 Crampers Fields, Radford, Coventry. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Ann Nichol

Born 24/07/1867 at Hauxley, Northumberland. Wife of John Nichol. Housewife. Resided 60 Stevenson Road. Killed in the September Raids 17/09/1940 Aged 73 at 60 Stevenson Road. Buried Keresley Cemetery.

John Nichol

Born 13/12/1866 Bellingham, Northumberland. Husband of Ann. Resided 60 Stevenson Road. Killed in the September Raids 17/09/1940 Aged 73 at 60 Stevenson Road. Buried Keresley Cemetery.

Susannah (Susan) Nightingale nee Hancox formerly Duckham

Born 18/10/1863 at Coventry. Resided at 75 Hugh Road. Mother of Florrie Duckham. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 Aged 84 at 149 North Street. Buried in the communal grave at London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Theodore Nisbett (Listed as Nesbitt on the memorial)

Born 09/1897 at Jarrow on Tyne. Son of Alexander and Margaret. Husband of Nellie Nisbett. Resided 74 Strathmore Avenue. Employed at Armstrong Siddeley Motors Limited. Firewatcher. Killed in the April Raids at Strathmore Avenue Aged 44. Buried in the Communal Grave at London Road Cemetery.

Timothy Nolan

Husband of Mary. Resided 45 Pearson Avenue. Employed Armstrong Siddeley Motors Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at 45 Pearson Avenue Aged 39. Buried in the Communal Grave, London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

John Thomas William Edwards Noon

Born 1903 at Leicester. Husband of Betty Noon. Resided 1 Whitwell Road , Saffron Lane, Leicester. Employed at Leicester Gas Works. Injured in the October Raids 22/10/1940 at Coventry. Died at Gulson Road Hospital, Coventry 24/10/1940 Aged 37. Buried Saffron Hill Cemetery.

John Cooper Norman

Born 20/06/1903 at Wrexham. Resided 9 Leopold Road. Employed Armstrong Siddeley Motors Limited. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at the Armstrong Siddeley Works, Parkside. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

Lavinia Norman

Born 1876 Hemel Hempstead. Wife of A E Norman. Resided 38 Dunster Place. Housewife. Killed in the Coventry Blitz 14/11/1940 at Foleshill Air Raid Shelter Aged 65. Buried London Road Cemetery, Coventry.

ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Volunteer by Stewart Ross

True stories from six Air Raid Precautions wardens are basis for this book. It contains details of their duties from the very dangerous firewatching and rescuing those trapped and injured to telling people to “put that light out.