Charles Dakin

Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
Died Address:32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
Grave Details:Communal
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford WW2 Book
Extra Information:
Born on the 9th December 1901.    Possibly Charles
Thomas Dakin born during the December quarter 1901
in the Shardlow R.D. - ref: 7b/499.   If that is
correct, then his parents were William & Alice
Annie Dakin (nee Mustoe).

1911 Census - If the birth details above are
correct then he was residing at "Spital", Castle
Donnington, Leicestershire.   Son - aged: 9 -
born: Castle Donnington.   Head of household -
William Dakin - Married - aged: 33 - occ:
Bricklayer's Labourer - born: astle Donnington.  
Also - Alice Annie Dakin - Wifde - aged: 31 -
born: Castle Donnington.  Plus 4 siblings.

1939 National Registration - 32 Stanley Road,
Stretford.    Thomas Hill - Married - Born: 1st
May 1874 - occ: Firewood Merchant.   Diana O. Hill
- Married - Born: 30th August 1872 - occ:
Incapacitated.   Thomas Hill - Single - Born: 21st
May 1905 - occ: Printers Clerk (Costing).  
Charles Dakin - Single - Born: 9th December 1901 -
occ: Locomotive Fireman.   Also recorded at this
address was the four members of the Ricketts
family who were also killed in this incident.

Killed when a land mine landed on Stanley Road,
Old Trafford.   This was the worst single incident
in terms of loss of life in the whole of Greater
Manchester during WW2.   In total, thirty three
persons were killed.

One of 17 Unidentified Bodies buried in the
Communal Grave at Stretford Cemetery.

CWGC - of 32 Stanley Road, Old Trafford. Died at
32 Stanley Road.

Stretford (Trafford MBC)
Memorials found on:
Stretford Communal
Stretford WW2 Book
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