Samuel Edward Astle

Rank:Fireman NFS (Mcr)
How Died:Injured during Training
Incident Date:12/06/1943
Incident Address.Lankeys Playing Fields
Died Address:Manchester Crumpsall Hospital
Grave Details:C/629 CoE
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the June quarter 1915 in the Prestwich
R.D. - ref: 8d/616, the son of John Harry & Martha
Astle (nee Pugh).

His parents resided at Conron Street, Harpurhey.

Married Alice Davies during the September quarter
1937 in the Prestwich R.D. - ref: 8d/1453.

1939 National Registration - 22 Upper Mount
Street, Harpurhey, Manchester.   Samuel E. Astle -
Married - Born on the 7th June 1915 - occ:
Aircraft Electrician.   Alice Astle - Married -
Born on the 2nd February 1917 - occ: Housewife.  
There is one redacted record at this address.

Injured in off-station training at Lankey's
Playing Fields, Central Avenue, Crumpsall on the
12th June 1943 and taken to the Crumpsall Hospital
where he died the following day.

CWGC - Fireman, N.F.S. Son of John Harry and
Martha Astle; husband of Alice Astle, of 22 Upper
Mount Street, Harpurhey. Injured 12 June 1943, at
Lankey's Playing Fields; died at Crumpsall

He was buried in the family grave in the
Manchester (Phillips) Cemetery on the 24th July
1943.   His father-in-law and both his parents
were buried in that grave.

His widow continued to reside at  22 Upper Mount
Street, Harpurhey, Manchester.

Manchester (City of Manchester)
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