Stretford WW2 

Charles Griffiths

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
Town Memorial:Stretford Book
Extra Information:
Born on the 14th April 1905, the birth being registered during the December
quarter 1904 in the Manchester R.D. - ref: 8d/242, the son of Herbert
Thomas & Mary Ellen Griffiths (nee Brooks).

1911 Census - Baguley Hospital, Near Altrincham.   Patient - aged: 6 -
Scholar - born: Hightown, Manchester.  His parents and siblings were at
that time residing at 76 Hawthorn Road, Levenshulme, Manchester.    His
father was a 41 year old Lithographic Printer and there were two siblings

1939 National Registration - 201 Kings Road , Stretford.
Herbert T. Griffiths - Married - born: 17th January 1870 - occ:
Lithographic Printer (Retired).
Mary E. Griffiths - Married - born: 1st November 1872 - occ: Unpaid
Domestic Duties.
Herbert V. Griffiths - Single - born: 18th September 1893 - occ: Coal
Labourer (Heavy Worker).
Charles Griffiths - Single - born: 14th April 1905 - occ: Sales
Representative Grocery ? Canadian Government Department Trade &

His mother - Mary Ellen Griffiths died during the September quarter 1940 -
aged 67.

CWD Report No.88.     Died as a result of blast at 201 Kings Road,
Stretford from where his body was recovered at 11.20 hrs on the 23rd
December 1949.    His body was identified by his sister - L.A. Grove and
released for burial to the Council's contracted undertaker - R. Pepperdine,
31 Ayres Road, Old Trafford.

Buried in the Communal Civilian Grave.     Buried 30/12/1940 - Burial No.

His father - Herbert Thomas Griffiths was also killed in this incident.

CWGC - Died at 201 King's Road.

Memorials found on:
Civilian Grave Memorial
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