Esther Ann Boden

Incident Date:13/10/1941
Incident Address.64 Manley Road
Died Address:64 Manley Road
Grave Details:H/145
Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Rochdale (Heywood) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born Esther Annie Cryer during the September
quarter 1898 in the Burnley R.D. - ref: 8e/213,
the daughter of David D. & Harriet Cryer.

1901 Census - 70 Rumley Road, Burnley, Lancashire.
   Daughter - aged: 2 - born: Burnley.   Head of
household - David D. Cryer - Married - aged: 26 -
occ: Bricklayer - born: Burnley, Lancashire.  
Also Harriet Cryer - Wife - aged: 24 - born:
Liverpool.  Plus 2 younger siblings.

1911 Census - No Trace.

Married George Boden during the September quarter
1925 in the Oldham R.D. - ref: 8d/2433.   Married
at the Northmoor Road Methodist Chapel.

1939 National Registration - 64 Manley Road,
Oldham.   George Boden - born on the 16th July
1889 - Married - occ: Grocer.   Esther A. Boden -
born on the 8th December 1879 - Married - occ:
Unpaid Domestic Duties.

CWGC - of 64 Manley Road. Wife of George Boden.
Died at 64 Manley Road.

Buried under the name of Esther's mother - Alice


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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