John McGreevy

Rank:Civilian
Died:23/12/1940Age:40
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.47 Wilburn Street, Salford (Railway Hotel)
Died Address:47 Wilburn Street, Salford (Railway Hotel)
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Fleetwood Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born on the 16th January 1900, the birth being
registered during the March quarter 1900 in the
Fylde R.D. - ref: 8e/737, the son of Michael &
Elizabeth McGreevy (nee Wignall).

1901 Census - 31 Blakiston Street, West Fleetwood,
Fylde, Lancashire.   Son - aged: 4 - born:
Fleetwood.   Head of household - Michael McGreevy
- Married - aged: 43 - occ: Sawyer & Fish Box
Maker - born: Ireland.    Also - Elizabeth
McGreevy - Wife - aged: 39 - born: Fleetwood. 
Plus 4 elder sisters and a paternal uncle.     The
record definitely states that John was aged, 4
years.   Probably an error by the enumerator, as I
think this should read 4 months, not 4 years.

1911 Census - No Trace.

Married Ann Butler Fish during the December
quarter 1920 in the Fylde R.D. - ref: 8e/1626.

1939 National Registration - 47 Wilburn Street
(Railway Hotel), Salford.   John McGreevy -
Married - born: 16th January 1900 - occ: Hotel
Manager.   Ann B. McGreevy - Married - born: 27th
October 1900 - occ: Assistant to Husband.

Although killed on the 23rd December 1940, John &
Ann McGreevy's bodies were not recovered until the
25th December 1940.

Death recorded as during the March quarter 1941 in
the Salford R.D. - ref: 8d/1058.   Ann B & John
McGreevy are both listed under that reference.

Died at Railway Hotel. 47 Wilburn Street, Salford.
  JOHN IS NOT COMMEMORATED BY THE CWGC.

Four persons were killed in this incident.   John
& Ann Butler McGreevy, plus Mary Cavanagh and her
son - Terence Joseph Cavanagh.  According to a
Cavanagh relative, only the landlord's dog
survived the bombing of the public house.

District:
Manchester (City of Manchester)
Memorials found on:
Similar Names