- Surnames starting with the letter M. 

Patrick Hugh McLaughlin

Name of Rgt or Ship:Civilian
How Died:Killed in Air Raid
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery - Communal Grave
Town Memorial:Stretford Book
Extra Information:
Born 1895, the son of John & Jane McLaughlin.

Married Mary Jones during the September quarter 1940 in the Barton on
Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/2187.

His new wife - Mary Jones, together with four of her children - Catherine
Jane Jones, William Jones, Patricia Jones and James Jones were all killed
in this incident.

CWD Report No. 68.   Listed as Hugh McLaughlin, he died as a result of
falling debris at 28 Stanley Road, Old Trafford, from where his body was
recovered at 15.45 hrs on the 9th January 1941 and taken to the City Road
Mortuary, Old Trafford.   His body was released for burial to the Council's
Undertaker Contractor - R. pepperdine, 31 Ayres Road, Old Trafford    
Employed as a crane driver.

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.

Buried 15/01/1941 - Burial No. 17,942.

Memorials found on:
Civilian Grave Memorial
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