John Clarence Harrop

Rank:Policeman - Special ConstableNumber:SC 2435
How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:11/03/1941
Incident Address.King Street - Library, Stretford
Died Address:King Street - Library, Stretford
C.W.D. No.111
Grave Details:P-1/82
Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born on the 31st October 1908, the birth being
registered during the December quarter 1908 in the
Barton on Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/641, the son of
Thomas & Prescilla Ellen Harrop (nee Perry).

1911 Census - 45 Brunswick Street, Stretford.     
Son - aged: 2 - born: Stretford.     Head of
household - Thomas Harrop - Married - aged: 35 -
occ: Tailor (Maker) - born: Stretford.   Also -
Priscilla Ellen Harrop - Wife - aged: 28 - born:
Ashley, Cambridgeshire.

Married Lily Tierney during the September quarter
1935 in the Manchester North R.D. - ref: 8d/1667
and they resided at 309 Barton Road, Stretford.

An Engineering Fitter by trade, acting as a
Special Constable.

1939 National Registration - 309 Barton Road,
Stretford.   John C. Harrop - Born: 31st October
1908 - occ: Tailor Journeyman & Special Constable.
  Lily Harrop - Married - Born: 23rd December 1908
- occ: Milliner.

CWD Report No.111.   Killed by falling debris
outside Stretford Library, King St, Stretford from
where his body was recovered on the 12th March
1941 and taken to the Church Street Mortuary,
Stretford.     His body was identified by his
brother and released to his widow Lily Harrop for

Buried 15/03/1941 - Burial No. 18,073.

His father, Thomas died 20/02/1945 aged 69 years
and his mother, Prescilla Ellen died 28/08/1973
aged 90 years.

See also the Lancashire Constabulary Roll of

CWGC - Special Constable. Son of Thomas and
Priscilla Harrop, of 60 Victoria Road; husband of
Lily Harrop, of 309 Barton Road. Died at Library,
King Street.

His widow - Lily Harrop married ZdZislaw S.
Pawlowski in 1955.

Stretford (Trafford MBC)
Memorials found on:
Stretford WW2 Book
Stretford Borough Police
Lancashire Constabulary
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