Stretford WW2 

Ada Smith

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) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford Book
Extra Information:
Born Ada Ashworth on the 9th May 1879, the birth being registered during
the June quarter 1879 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/888.

Married - Joseph Smith during the December quarter 1896 in the Chorlton
R.D. - ref: 8c/1179.

1901 Census - 9 Back York Street, Chorlton.    Wife - aged: 22 - born:
Manchester.    Head of household - Joseph Smith - Married - aged: 23 - occ:
Cotton Cloth Finishers Labourer - born: Salford.    Plus 2 daughters and 1

1911 Census - 9 Gay Street, Hulme, Manchester.    Wife - aged: 32 - born:
Manchester.      Head of household - Joseph Smith - Married - aged: 33 -
occ: Dock Labourer - born: Manchester.    Plus 5 daughters, including Mary,
their eldest, who was later required to identify her parent's bodies.

1939 National Registration - 15 Darley Street, Stretford.   Joseph Smith -
Married - born on the 9th September 1878 - occ: Disability Pension.   Ada
Smith - Married - born on the 9th May 1879 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.  
May Smith - Single - born on the 4th June 1906 - occ: Coiling for Electric
Cables.   Emily Brooks - Married - born on the 23rd July 1903 - occ:

CWD Report No. 114.   Died as a result of falling debris at 15 Darley
Street, Stretford, from where her body was recovered on the 12th March 1941
and taken to the Church Street Mortuary, Stretford.   Her body was
identified by her eldest daughter - Mrs. Mary Gey, 27 Mosedale Road,
Rusholme, to whom it was released for burial.  Employed at Quicks, Chester
Road, Stretford.

Buried 19/03/1941 - Burial No. 142446.

M.I. Killed by Enemy Action March 11th 1941 "United in death".

CWGC - of 15 Darley Street, Gorse Hill. Wife of Joseph Smith. Died at 15
Darley Street.   Joseph was also killed in this incident.

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