William Bagnall

Rank:Fireman AFS (Mcr)
Incident Date:08/05/1941
Incident Address.136 Birchfields Road, Withington - opposite the A.F.S. Depot
Died Address:136 Birchfields Road, Withington - opposite the A.F.S. Depot
Grave Details:S/3448 CoE
Grave Photo:Yes - Headstone
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester (Southern) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1911 in the
Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/1545, the son of Robert
William Charles & Elizabeth Bagnall (nee Jubb).

In 1911, his parents were residing at 4 Eleanor
Street, off Church Lane, Gorton, Manchester, which
is probably where William was born.

1939 National Registration - 236 Errwood Road,
Manchester.   Robert William Charles Bagnall -
Married - born on the 13th September 1880 - occ:
Commercial Traveller for Medical Goods.  Elizabeth
Bagnall - Married - born on the 11th November 1882
- occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.   Lily Bagnall -
Single - born on the 26th February 1908 - occ:
School Teacher.   William Bagnall - Single - born
on the 20th August 1911 - occ: Chief Clerk at
Importers of Canned Goods. 

Death registered during the June quarter 1941 in
the Manchester R.D. - ref: 8d/243 - aged: 29.

Listed on Manchester FB Memorial as died on

CWGC - Fireman, A.F.S. Son of Robert W. C. and
Elizabeth Bagnall, of 236 Errwood Road,
Levenshulme. Died at A.F.S. Depot, Birchfields

M.I. "A sorrow too deep for words - Sadly

Manchester Evening News dated te 8th May 1941.  
Front page article plus back page detail of AFS

AFS Firemen Leslie J. Daggatt and William Bagnall
were killed when a bomb demolished a house
opposite their Station.   The tenants - Mr Polak
and his two daughters were not at home.   In
another suburb [Stretford], Fire Watcher Harry
Delaney was killed whilst patrolling the avenue in
which he lived.   Mr. H. Polak and his two
daughters resided at 136 Birchfields Road,

Probate granted at Manchester on the 24th July
1941 to Elizabeth Bagnall.   A member of the
A.F.S. Depot at Birchfields Road, Rusholme,
Manchester.   Estate valued at £181. 5. 3d.

Manchester (City of Manchester)
Memorials found on:
Manchester Fire Brigade
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