David Stewart MacDonald

Died:23/12/1940Age:8 months
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.284 Oxford Road, Chorlton-upon-Medlock
Died Address:284 Oxford Road, Chorlton-upon-Medlock
Grave Details:A/217 - Unmarked
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Urmston Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born 1940, the son of David & Gladys MacDonald
(nee Wallis).

CWGC - Died at 284 Oxford Road, Manchester.   
Aged only 8 months.

The bomb site is shown on the Manchester Bomb Maps
- 104 part 15  (University of Manchester Library).
  This shows that an H.E. bomb dropped on the
corner of Oxford Road and Ducie Street - on the
corner property - No. 284 (a direct hit).    Ducie
Sreet is no longer there and it is now the site of
a car park.  Nos. 284 to 292 all had to be
demolished and post war Nos. 294 & 296 have been
demolished, but the row of shops Nos. 298 to 310
opposite Grafton Street are still there.  Three
properties on the other side of Oxford Road
opposite No. 284 also had to be demolished due to
this incident and the Methodist Church next to
them was damaged, as was a hotel on the other side
Ducie Street.

Buried 02/01/1941 in his maternal grandparent's
grave - Burial No. 4,420.
Manchester (City of Manchester)
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