- Surnames starting with the letter D. 

Charles Dakin

Rank:Civilian
Name of Rgt or Ship:Civilian
Died:23/12/1940Age:39
How Died:Killed in Air Raid
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford Book
Extra Information:
Born on the 9th December 1901, the birth being registered during the June
quarter 1901 in the Mansfield R.D. - ref: 7b/80.

1911 Census - No Trace.

1939 National Registration - 32 Stanley Road, Stretford.    Thomas Hill -
Married - Born: 1st May 1874 - occ: Firewood Merchant.   Diana O. Hill -
Married - Born: 30th August 1872 - occ: Incapacitated.   Thomas Hill -
Single - Born: 21st May 1905 - occ: Printers Clerk (Costing).   Charles
Dakin - Single - Born: 9th December 1901 - occ: Locomotive Fireman.

Killed when a land mine landed on Stanley Road, Old Trafford.   This was
the worst single incident in terms of loss of life in the whole of Greater
Manchester during WW2.   In total, thirty three persons were killed.

One of 17 Unidentified Bodies buried in the Communal Grave at Stretford
Cemetery.

CWGC - of 32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford. Died at 32 Stanley Road.



Memorials found on:
Civilian Grave Memorial
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