Elsie Matilda Weston

Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.Springfield Hotel, High Street
Died Address:Springfield Hotel, High Street
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester Crematorium ???
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
CWGC - of 360 Nightingale Road, Petts Wood,
Orpington, Kent. Wife of Capt. E. C. Weston
(killed in same incident). Died at Springfield
Hotel, High Street.

See MEN 18/04/1998.  "Captain Weston and his wife
of the Pay Corps were killed when a Land Mine
landed on their hotel at the bottom of the High
Street (now known as Hathersage Road).  The Army
Pay Corps was based at Pownalls on Stockport

Born Elsie Matilda Cox, she married Ernest Charles
Weston during the March quarter 1908 in the Dover
R.D. - ref: 2a/1557.  Now a Captain in the Army
Pay Corps, he was also killed in this incident and
his body cremated at Manchester Crematorium.   All
the early Crematorium records were lost, but it is
probable that Elsie was also cremated there.
Manchester (City of Manchester)
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