Fred Jowett

Incident Date:13/10/1941
Incident Address.15 Mirfield Avenue
Died Address:15 Mirfield Avenue
Grave Details:D11/3
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1901 in the
Ashton under Lyne R.D. - ref: 8d/461, the son of
William & Susannah Jowett (nee Walker).

1911 Census - 15 Pelham Strreet, Bardsley, Ashton
under Lyne, Lancashire.    Son - aged: 9 - born:
Bardsley.   Head of household - William Jowett -
Married - aged: 44 - occ: Engineers - Tool Fitter
- born: Halifax, Yorkshire.    Also Susannah
Jowett - Wife - aged: 41 - born: Oldham.   Plus 1
younger brother.

Married Candace Mills during the September quarter
1929 in the Oldham R.D. - ref: 8d/2555.

1939 National Registration - 13 Mirfield Avenue,
Oldham.   William G. Jones - born on the 6th
January 1908 - Married - occ: Grocery Shop
Assistant.   Lily Jones - born on the 9th November
1907 - Married - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties. 
Fred Jowett - born on the 19th September 1901 -
Married - occ: Works Manager & Buyer at Stationery
& Printing and Book Binding.   There is 1 redacted
record at this address - this is probably their
daughter - Margaret R. Jones - aged: 4.

His wife and his daughter were also killed in this

CWGC - of 15 Mirfield Avenue. Son of Mrs. S.
Jowett, of 15 Pelham Street, Bardsley,
Ashton-under-Lyne; husband of Candace Jowett. Died
at 15 Mirfield Avenue.


German Bombing Raid on Oldham the night of the
12th/13th October 1941

According to the Ministry of Security's Bomb
Census for the raids of the 12th/13th October
1941, a total of 26 H.E. bombs fell on Oldham that
night.  19 exploded and 7 were U.X.Bs.  There were
no oil bombs dropped nor any incendiary bombs.

Red Warning was sounded at 23.06 hrs on the 12th
and White (all clear) at 00.58 hrs on the 13th.

There was no Balloon Barrage in place over Oldham
that night.  Visibility was 'Fair' and there was
no cloud cover.

15 German aircraft took part in the raid at
heights of 5,400 feet and 16,700 feet.  The
aircraft criss-crossed over the area - at 23.10
hrs on the 12th and at 00.10 hrs on the 13th.

A total of 27 civilians were killed in this
bombing raid.  A summary of these 26 bombs can be
seen under "Memorials".

Oldham (Oldham MBC)
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