Alan Richard Day

Rank:Fireman AFS (Kirkby-in-Ashfield)
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.Roby Street Infirmary
Died Address:Roby Street Infirmary
Grave Details:Section A - Grave No. 4198
Grave Photo:Yes - courtesy of Richard MacFarlane
Cemetery or Memorial:Kingsway New Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born on the 8th March 1911, the birth being
registered during the June quarter 1911 in the
Basford R.D. (that includes K-in-A) - ref:

Married Kathleen Edna Swanwick during the June
quarter 1935 in the Basford R.D. - ref: 7b/728.

1939 National Registration - 24 Wheatley Avenue,
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamsire.   Alan R. Day
- Married - Born on the 8th March 1911 - occ:
Painter & Decorator and the Kirkby U.D.C. A.F.S.  
Kathleen E. Day - Married - Born on the 10th
October 1911 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.

Nottingham Evening Post dated 30th December 1940 -
"FIRE HEROES - Fire Service and ARP  personnel
crowded into the Hill Methodist Church for the
funeral of three members of the Kirkby-in-Ashfield
A.F.S. who lost their lives as a result of
fire-fighting in a northern town last week - Alan
Day of Avenue, Harry Wright of Queens Street and
Ralph Burrows of Hartley Road.   All three were
buried side by side in the East Kirkby New

Commemorated in St. Wilfrid's P.C.,
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, WW2 Memorial Book and on the
Kirkby in Ashfield Town War Memorial.

CWGC - Fireman, A.F.S. Son of Richard Day, of 55
Park Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield; husband of
Kathleen Edna Day, of 24 Wheatley Avenue,
Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Died at Roby Street

Manchester (City of Manchester)
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