George Lunn

Rank:Fireman NFS (Mcr)
Incident Date:08/12/1942
Incident Address.Lloyd Street
Died Address:Manchester Royal Infirmary
Grave Details:S/2812 CoE
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester (Southern) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1902 in the
Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/761, the son of Henry &
Mary Ann Lunn (nee Hurst).     Baptised on the
23rd July 1902 at Chorlton cum Hardy, Manchester. 

1911 Census - 2 Halstead Avenue, Hawthorn Road,
Chorlton, Manchester.   Son - aged: 8 - born:
Chorlton-cum-Hardy.   Head of household - Henry
Lunn - Married - aged: 40 - occ: Bakers Salesman -
born: Manchester.    Also - Mary Ann Lunn - Wife -
aged: 39 - born: Salford.   Plus 4 siblings.

1939 National Registration - No Trace.

Death registered in the Manchester R.D. during the
December quarter 1942 - ref: 8d/88 - aged: 40.

CWGC - Fireman, N.F.S. Husband of Elsie Lunn, of
44 Santiago Street, Rusholme. Injured at Lloyd
Street; died same day at Manchester Royal

According to Bob Bonner (Manchester FB Museum) -
the newspaper report states that the incident was
at Markington Street, Moss Side.    He actually
fell from the fire engine as it was swinging from
Lloyd Street South into Markington Street, Moss

Probably a peace-time fire.  'Only' 16 deaths in
the whole of 1942.

Buried on 12/12/1942.

Manchester (City of Manchester)
Memorials found on:
Manchester Fire Brigade
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