Stretford WW2 

Remains - Stanley Rd Unidentified 18

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:Not Listed
Extra Information:
CWD Report No. 6.   Died as a result of falling debris at Stanley Road, Old
Trafford, from where the remains were recovered at 15.30 hrs on the 16th
January 1941 and taken to the City Road Mortuary, Old Trafford.  The
remains were released for burial to the Council's Undertaker Contractor -
R. Pepperdine, 31 Ayres Road, Old Trafford.

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 18/01/1941 - Burial No. 18,958.
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