Stretford WW2 

John Clarence Harrop

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Special Constable
Name of Rgt or Ship:Stretford Borough Police
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 31st October 1908, the birth being registered during the
December quarter 1908 in the Barton on Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/641, the son
of Thomas & Prescilla Ellen Harrop (nee Perry).

1911 Census - 45 Brunswick Street, Stretford.      Son - aged: 2 - born:
Stretford.     Head of household - Thomas Harrop - Married - aged: 35 -
occ: Tailor (Maker) - born: Stretford.   Also - Priscilla Ellen Harrop -
Wife - aged: 28 - born: Ashley, Cambridgeshire.

Married Lily Tierney during the September quarter 1935 in the Manchester
North R.D. - ref: 8d/1667 and they resided at 309 Barton Road, Stretford.

An Engineering Fitter by trade, acting as a Special Constable.

1939 National Registration - 309 Barton Road, Stretford.   John C. Harrop -
Born: 31st October 1908 - occ: Tailor Journeyman & Special Constable.  
Lily Harrop - Married - Born: 23rd December 1908 - occ: Milliner.

CWD Report No.111.   Killed by falling debris outside Stretford Library,
King St, Stretford from where his body was recovered on the 12th March 1941
and taken to the Church Street Mortuary, Stretford.     His body was
identified by his brother and released to his widow Lily Harrop for

Buried 15/03/1941 - Burial No. 18,073.

His father, Thomas died 20/02/1945 aged 69 years and his mother, Prescilla
Ellen died 28/08/1973 aged 90 years.

See also the Lancashire Constabulary Roll of Honour:-

CWGC - Special Constable. Son of Thomas and Priscilla Harrop, of 60
Victoria Road; husband of Lily Harrop, of 309 Barton Road. Died at Library,
King Street.

His widow - Lily Harrop married ZdZislaw S. Pawlowski in 1955.

Memorials found on:
Stretford Borough Police
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