Stretford WW2 

Brenda Ricketts

Rank:Civilian
Name of Rgt or Ship:Civilian
Died:23/12/1940Age:21
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 during the June quarter 1918 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref:
8c/930, the daughter of Thomas & Diana Alice Hill (nee Aston).

1939 National Registration - 32 Stanley Road, Stretford.   Ernest C.
Ricketts - Married - Born: 20th February 1885 - occ: Shipping Clerk
M.S.C.C.   Mabel Ricketts - Married - Born: 23rd April 1894 - occ: Unpaid
Domestic Duties.   There were two redacted records at that address - one of
those would have been Brenda.   At the same address under a separate family
record was three members of the Hill family and Charles Dakin.

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. Daughter of Ernest Cliff Ricketts
and Mabel Ricketts. Died at 32 Stanley Road.

Memorials found on:
Civilian Grave Memorial
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