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McKittrick, W., Cpl., 1944

Photo: Brian Chandler

Mrs. McKittrick and daughter at Rededication

In Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of;

1006295 Corporal
W. McKittrick
Royal Air Force
14th September 1944 age 36

Beloved husband
Of Winifred Elizabeth
Let perpetual light
Shine upon him

Son of William and Ellen Douglas McKittrick, of Newcastle-on-Tyne; husband of Winifred Elizabeth McKittrick, of Denton Burn, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

William worked in the Grocery department at the Co-op in Newgate Street, Newcastle. He left a widow and three children. In 2016, his widow, now aged 104, attended the rededication of the memorial in the Co-op which had now been converted into a Premier Inn.

William McKittrick is remembered in Newcastle on NUT153 and at Monkwearmouth in the M46.02 page 77.

The CWGC entry for Corporal McKittrick

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk