Stretford WW2 

William Henry Whittaker Young

Name of Rgt or Ship:Civilian
How Died:Killed in Air Raid
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester (Southern) Cem
Town Memorial:Stretford Book
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1892 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/992,
the son of William & Martha Ellen Young (nee Clarke).

In 1891, his parents - William & Martha Ellen Young - were residing at 217
City Road, Hulme, Manchester.  William was aged: 29 - occ: Pork Butcher -
born: Manchester.   Martha Ellen - aged: 28 - born: Padiham, Lancashire. 
Plus 3 daughters and 1 servant.

1901 Census - The Nicholl's Hospital, Hyde Road, Ardwick, Manchester (now
the Nicholls Campus of The Manchester College).     Resident Pupil - aged:
8 - born: Manchester.

His father was now dead and his mother residing at 320 Oldham Road,
Manchester.   Widow - aged: 38 - occ: Umbrella Finisher - born: Padiham,
Lancashire.  plus 3 of Williams siblings.

1911 Census - 8 Reather Street, Oldham Road, Manchester.   Son - aged: 18 -
occ: Cashier - born: Manchester.    Head of household - James H. Clarke -
Single - aged: 46 - occ: Butcher - born: Liverpool.    Also - Martha Ellen
Young - Sister - Widow - aged: 48 - born: Liverpool.   Plus 5 sibllings.

Married Edith Henderson during the December quarter 1930 in the Manchester
South R.D. - ref: 8d/213.

1939 National Registration - 54 Northleigh Road, Stretford.   William H.W.
Young - Married - born: 3rd September 1892 - occ: Coal Merchant & Insurance
Agent.   Edith Young - Married - born: 27th December 1898 - occ: Unpaid
Domestic Duties.

CWD 123 Report No. 123.   Died as a result of falling debris at 54
Northleigh Road, Old Trafford, from where his body was recovered at 00.30
hrs on the 12th March 1941 and taken to the City Road Mortuary, Old
Trafford.   His body was identified by his sister - J.A. Ball and released
for burial to his mother - Martha Ellen Young, 49 Yarburgh Street, Moss
Side.    Employed as an Insurance Agent.

His wife - Edith Young, was also killed in this incident.

Buried 15/03/1941 - Burial No. 142425.

CWGC - of 54 Northleigh Road, Old Trafford. Son of Martha Ellen Young, of
49 Yarburgh Street, Manchester; husband of Edith Young. Died at 54
Northleigh Road.

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