Stretford WW2 

David Henry Wilson

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Air Raid Warden
Name of Rgt or Ship:Air Raid Precautions
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 in Scotland on the 7th November 1887, the son of George & Margaret

1901 Census - No Trace.

Married Emily Fairweather during the March quarter 1910 in the Chorlton
R.D. - ref: 8c/1361.

1911 Census - 18 Henrietta Street, Old Trafford.   Boarder - Married -
aged: 23 - occ: Furniture Salesman - born: Scotland.   Also - Emily Wilson
- Niece to head of household (David's wife) - Married - aged: 35 - born:
Hulme, Manchester.    Plus their son - David Henry Wilson - Grand nephew to
the head of household - aged: 6 months - born: Stretford.   There was also
4 members of Emily's Fairweather family residing there.   The Head of
household was Emily Mary Lancaster - Single - aged: 58  - born:

1939 National Registration - 64 Norton Street, Stretford.   David Wilson -
Married - born: 7th November 1887 - occ: Senior Clerk Textiles.    Emily
Wilson - Married - born: 3rd July 1875 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.  
Margaret D. Wilson - Single - born: 6th May 1886 - occ: Seamstress.   David
H. Wilson Single - born: 24th  September 1910 - occ: Assistant Bank
Manager.   George B. Wilson - Single - born: 11th May 1913 - occ: Senior
Office Clerk.

CWD Report No. 55.    Died as a result of blast at Norton Street, Old
Trafford, from where his body was recovered at 14.20 hrs on the 23rd
December 1940 and taken to the City Road Mortuary, Old Trafford.    His
body was identified by his son - David H. Wilson, 11 Fulford Street, Old
Trafford and released for burial to the Council's Undertaker Contractor -
R. Pepprerdine, 31 Ayres Road, Old Trafford.   Described as being 5 feet 8
inches in height, of medium buil, with iron grey hair and brown eyes.

Buried 30/12/1940 - Buirial No. 17,896.

M.I. - "Greater Love Hath No Man".

CWGC - Air Raid Warden; of 64 Norton Street, Old Trafford. Son of George
and Margaret Wilson, of 87 Greatstone Road, Firswood, Manchester; husband
of Emily Wilson. Died at Norton Street.

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