Margaret Mary Hayes

How Died:Falling Debris
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.34 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
Died Address:34 Stanley Road, Old Trafford
C.W.D. No.93
Grave Details:Comm/337
Grave Photo:y
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the June quarter 1920 in the Barton on
Irwell R.D. - ref: 8c/1290, the daughter of Thomas
R. & Mabel Hayes (nee Rae).

1939 National Registration - 34 Stanley Road,
Stretford.   Mabel Hayes - Widowed - Born: 8th May
1895 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.  There are two
redacted records at this address - presumably her
children - Margaret M. Hayes (b.1920) and Kenneth
Hayes (b.1926).   Both Margaret & Kenneth were
killed in this incident.

CWD Report No.93.    Died as a result of falling
debris at 34 Stanley Road, Old Trafford, where her
body was recovered at 17.30 hrs on the 24th
December 1940 and taken to the Church Street
Mortuary, Stretford.  The body was initially
treated as 'Unidentified', but it was later
decided that it was Mary Hayes after being
identified by a family friend - the Revd. H.
Riley, Clergy House, Belmaine Road, Gorton.    
Her remains were released for burial to the
Council's contracted undertaker - R. Pepperdine,
31 Ayres Road, Old Trafford.

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.

Buried 27/12/1940 - as a "Woman - probably
Margaret Mary Hayes" - Burial No. 17,856.

Her father died in 1928, aged: 37.

Her mother - Mabel Hayes and her brother - Kenneth
Hayes, were also both killed in this incident.

CWGC - Daughter of Mabel and of the late T. Hayes.
Died at 34 Stanley Road, Old Trafford.

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