Charles Griffiths

How Died:Blast
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.201 King's Road, Firswood, Stretford
Died Address:201 King's Road, Firswood, Stretford
C.W.D. No.88
Grave Details:Comm/345
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford WW2 Book
Extra Information:
Born on the 14th April 1905, the birth being
registered during the December quarter 1904 in the
Manchester R.D. - ref: 8d/242, the son of Herbert
Thomas & Mary Ellen Griffiths (nee Brooks).

1911 Census - Baguley Hospital, Near Altrincham.  
Patient - aged: 6 - Scholar - born: Hightown,
Manchester.  His parents and siblings were at that
time residing at 76 Hawthorn Road, Levenshulme,
Manchester.    His father was a 41 year old
Lithographic Printer and there were two siblings

1939 National Registration - 201 Kings Road ,
Herbert T. Griffiths - Married - born: 17th
January 1870 - occ: Lithographic Printer
Mary E. Griffiths - Married - born: 1st November
1872 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.
Herbert V. Griffiths - Single - born: 18th
September 1893 - occ: Coal Labourer (Heavy
Charles Griffiths - Single - born: 14th April 1905
- occ: Sales Representative Grocery ? Canadian
Government Department Trade & Commercial.

His mother - Mary Ellen Griffiths died during the
September quarter 1940 - aged 67.

CWD Report No.88.     Died as a result of blast at
201 Kings Road, Stretford from where his body was
recovered at 11.20 hrs on the 23rd December 1949. 
  His body was identified by his sister - L.A.
Grove and released for burial to the Council's
contracted undertaker - R. Pepperdine, 31 Ayres
Road, Old Trafford.

Buried in the Communal Civilian Grave.     Buried
30/12/1940 - Burial No. 17,882.

His father - Herbert Thomas Griffiths was also
killed in this incident.

CWGC - Died at 201 King's Road.

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