James Lyons

How Died:Blast & Falling Debris
Incident Date:23/12/1940
Incident Address.397 Chester Road. opposite Northumberland
Died Address:397 Chester Road. opposite Northumberland
C.W.D. No.49
Grave Details:T/2184 CoE
Grave Photo:Yes - Headstone
Cemetery or Memorial:Manchester (Southern) Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born in Manchester or Chorlton in 1905, the son of
James & Elizabeth Lyons (nee Tomlinson).

1911 Census - 15 Glass Street, Hulme, Manchester. 
 Son - aged: 6 - Scholar - born: Manchester.  
Head of household - James Lyons - Married - aged:
32 - occ: Carter General Carrier - born:
Manchester.   Also - Elizabeth Lyons - Wife -
aged: 38 - born: Manchester.   Plus 4 sisters.

Married Catherine Burns during the June quarter
1925 in the Manchester South R.D. - ref: 8d/451.

1939 National Registration - No Trace.

CWD Report No, 49.    Died as a result of blast
and falling debris at 397 Chester Road, Gorse
Hill, Stretford, from where his body was recovered
at 15.15 hrs on the 23rd December 1940 and taken
to the City Road Mortuary, Stretford.    His body
was identified by his wife - Catherine Lyons and
relesed for burial to Mrs. Law (Undertakers), York
Street, Hulme.   Described as being 5 feet 6
inches in height.   Employed as a Carter.

Death registered in Stretford Borough.

Buried in the family grave at Southern Cemetery. 
Buried on the 31st December 1940.

CWGC - of 397 Chester Road. Son of Mrs. Lyons, of
4 Pryme Street, Hulme, Manchester. Died at 397
Chester Road.
Stretford (Trafford MBC)
Memorials found on:
Stretford WW2 Book
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