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Joseph Smith

Rank:Civilian
Died:11/03/1941Age:62
How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:11/03/1941
Incident Address.15 Darley Street, Gorse Hill
Died Address:15 Darley Street, Gorse Hill
C.W.D. No.115
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Not Known
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born 1879.

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

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

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

CWD Report No. 115.  Died as a result of falling
debris at 15 Darley Street, 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 eldest daughter -
Mrs. Mary Gey, 27 Mosedale Road, Rusholme, to whom
it was released for burial.  Employed at Quicks,
Chester Road, Stretford.

Ocupation given as 'retired'.

Buried 19/03/1941 - Burial No. 142445.

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

CWGC - of 15 Darley Street, Gorse Hill. Husband of
Ada Smith. Died at 15 Darley Street.

District:
Stretford (Trafford MBC)
Memorials found on:
C.W.G.C.
Stretford WW2 Book
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